The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / North East
Rank 66 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 26 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.75% 3.38% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 3.59% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 18
Median daily rate £390 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £416
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.72 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%

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
891 836 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.09% 94.25% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 501 385
Median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 41 29
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.53 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.10 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 25 £388 -22.50% 2
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 North East region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) User Experience
3 17 (42.50%) HTML
3 17 (42.50%) CSS
4 15 (37.50%) Prototyping
5 14 (35.00%) Mobile App
5 14 (35.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 12 (30.00%) Degree
7 9 (22.50%) Service Design
8 7 (17.50%) Legal
9 6 (15.00%) Publishing
9 6 (15.00%) Web Design
9 6 (15.00%) Wireframes
9 6 (15.00%) Customer Insight
10 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
11 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (10.00%) SEO
11 4 (10.00%) Finance
11 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle
12 3 (7.50%) ITIL
12 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (7.50%) Informatica
12 3 (7.50%) PowerCenter
12 3 (7.50%) CMS
12 3 (7.50%) Web Usability
12 3 (7.50%) Analytics
12 3 (7.50%) Information Architecture
13 2 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Siemens NX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) PowerCenter
3 2 (5.00%) Adabas
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Log4j
General
1 7 (17.50%) Legal
2 6 (15.00%) Publishing
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) CSS
1 17 (42.50%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) WSDL
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) XSL
3 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) User Experience
2 14 (35.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Prototyping
3 14 (35.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 9 (22.50%) Service Design
5 6 (15.00%) Customer Insight
5 6 (15.00%) Web Design
5 6 (15.00%) Wireframes
6 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.00%) SEO
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.50%) Information Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Web Usability
9 2 (5.00%) Change Management
9 2 (5.00%) Content Writing
9 2 (5.00%) ETL
9 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) BT
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat