The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 50 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.28% 0.84% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 0.89% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%

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
607 677 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.11% 95.08% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 355 414
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.80 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) User Experience
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 11 (50.00%) Android
3 11 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (40.91%) Wireframes
5 8 (36.36%) Android Development
5 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
5 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) iPhone
6 7 (31.82%) Banking
6 7 (31.82%) iPad
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Prototyping
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) HTML5
10 3 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
10 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
10 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Sass
10 3 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
10 3 (13.64%) Web Development
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
11 2 (9.09%) ITIL
11 2 (9.09%) SLA

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (4.55%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) Sass
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) User Experience
2 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 7 (31.82%) iPad
3 7 (31.82%) iPhone
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
5 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
5 1 (4.55%) SCORM
5 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Android
1 11 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Wireframes
2 8 (36.36%) Android Development
2 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Prototyping
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Business Development
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Service Design
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile First
7 1 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft