The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 57 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 13 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.60% 0.34% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.36% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £338 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -2.17%
Designer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
753 833 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.51% 93.28% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 484 277
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) CSS
1 11 (61.11%) User Experience
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) jQuery
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
6 5 (27.78%) Adobe
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Twitter
7 4 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
8 3 (16.67%) Banking
8 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (11.11%) DB2
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco
9 2 (11.11%) CCIE
9 2 (11.11%) HP
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Juniper
9 2 (11.11%) Java
9 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (11.11%) XHTML

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (11.11%) GIMP
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 10 (55.56%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
4 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) XHTML
6 2 (11.11%) YUI
6 2 (11.11%) Dojo
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) Express
7 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) UX Design
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCIE
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) CCDE
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Twitter
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft