The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 27 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 12 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.48% 1.20% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 1.27% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£450 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.41%
Designer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk 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
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 157 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 86.57% 94.01% 97.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 90
Average daily rate £288 £255 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 11
Average hourly rate £25.75 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £8.00 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £23.38 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 7 £450 - 2
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 5 (35.71%) SOA
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Time Management
2 4 (28.57%) QMS
2 4 (28.57%) Budget Control
3 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
4 2 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Flash
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) CMS
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) Flash
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
1 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
1 1 (7.14%) DTV
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SOA
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Time Management
2 4 (28.57%) QMS
2 4 (28.57%) Budget Control
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Becrypt