The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Middlesex region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 28 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.89% 1.31% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.51% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£563 £450 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +168.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
199 199 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.84% 86.90% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 117 107
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Designer
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Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Designer
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Internet

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows