The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 28 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 30 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.79% 1.30% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 1.46% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 3
Average daily rate
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£306 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Designer
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
571 343 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.21% 89.32% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 169 108
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +22.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.84 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Designer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +10 26 £313 -21.87% 3
Durham - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 49 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (64.79%) User Experience
3 37 (52.11%) HTML
3 37 (52.11%) CSS
4 25 (35.21%) Rapid Prototyping
5 18 (25.35%) Mobile App
6 14 (19.72%) Customer Insight
6 14 (19.72%) Degree
7 11 (15.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (15.49%) Photoshop
7 11 (15.49%) Axure RP
8 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
9 9 (12.68%) Adobe
9 9 (12.68%) Graphic Design
9 9 (12.68%) Legal
10 8 (11.27%) Publishing
10 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
11 7 (9.86%) Web Design
11 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
12 6 (8.45%) Usability Testing
13 5 (7.04%) UX Design
13 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (7.04%) Content Management
14 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
14 4 (5.63%) SEO
14 4 (5.63%) .NET
14 4 (5.63%) Web Application Development
14 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (5.63%) Social Media
14 4 (5.63%) Open Source

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (15.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.68%) Legal
2 8 (11.27%) Publishing
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.11%) HTML
1 37 (52.11%) CSS
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.82%) HTML5
3 2 (2.82%) jQuery
3 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.82%) CSS3
4 1 (1.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.41%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 46 (64.79%) User Experience
2 18 (25.35%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.68%) Graphic Design
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Social Media
4 4 (5.63%) Open Source
5 3 (4.23%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.82%) W3C
7 1 (1.41%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.41%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.21%) Rapid Prototyping
3 14 (19.72%) Customer Insight
4 7 (9.86%) Web Design
5 6 (8.45%) Usability Testing
6 5 (7.04%) UX Design
6 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (7.04%) Content Management
7 4 (5.63%) SEO
7 4 (5.63%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.63%) Web Usability
8 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.82%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.41%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.41%) SOA
9 1 (1.41%) ETL
9 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.41%) Scrum
9 1 (1.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) XPath
3 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.41%) VBScript
3 1 (1.41%) VB
3 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.41%) VBA
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Adobe
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) F5
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco
3 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Informatica
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle
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