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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 61 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.66% 1.81% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.95% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £331 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
Designer
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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
850 666 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.24% 92.76% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 340 233
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 60 46
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 22 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) Photoshop
1 8 (42.11%) CSS
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
1 8 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (36.84%) Adobe
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) User Experience
3 6 (31.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) Photoshop
1 8 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (31.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (21.05%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.26%) Fireworks
5 1 (5.26%) MS Office
5 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) OLTP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) JSP
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.26%) Sass
6 1 (5.26%) LESS
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) HACMP
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Web Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Usability Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Adobe
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Intel
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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