The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 35 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.16% 3.01% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 3.17% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £500 £244 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -40.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
247 315 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.74% 94.88% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 180 128
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.40% +131.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.04 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Merseyside region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Merseyside region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 3 £490 +86.66% 1
Bootle - 1 £500 -
Designer
North West

Designer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Psychology
1 3 (60.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Insight
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
1 3 (60.00%) Service Design
1 3 (60.00%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Psychology
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Insight
1 3 (60.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (60.00%) Service Design
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle