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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 57 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.59% 0.77% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.81% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £391 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £338 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+39.09% +14.58%
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
722 862 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.50% 95.04% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 416 434
Average daily rate £400 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 43
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) SOA
4 5 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
5 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (17.39%) DataPower
5 4 (17.39%) REST
5 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.04%) Typography
6 3 (13.04%) Android
6 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) Adobe
7 2 (8.70%) SSL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (17.39%) REST
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) D3.js
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (8.70%) Three.js
5 2 (8.70%) WebGL
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) XSD
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) DataPower
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) SOA
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
4 3 (13.04%) Typography
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Dell Certification
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) VMware