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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 49 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 8 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.33% 1.71% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.80% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £430 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £466 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £22.18
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.08%
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
547 888 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.71% 95.18% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 414 478
Median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £270 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 66
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 8 December 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 5 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) Sass
6 2 (20.00%) Service Design
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) UX Design
7 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Human Factors
7 1 (10.00%) Use Case
7 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (10.00%) Big Data
7 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS

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 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) UX Design
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe