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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 32 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 59 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.57% 2.71% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 2.90% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 1
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£408 £375 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +108.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -9.30%
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
958 552 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.38% 93.40% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 330 152
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.61 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -19.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.09 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 48 £401 +7.00% 1
Durham - 6 £450 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 77 (84.62%) User Experience
2 66 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (50.55%) HTML
4 42 (46.15%) CSS
5 37 (40.66%) Mobile App
6 32 (35.16%) Rapid Prototyping
7 31 (34.07%) Degree
8 17 (18.68%) Customer Insight
9 14 (15.38%) Web Design
10 10 (10.99%) Information Architecture
11 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
12 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
12 8 (8.79%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (7.69%) Interactive TV
13 7 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (7.69%) Axure RP
13 7 (7.69%) Content Analysis
14 6 (6.59%) jQuery
14 6 (6.59%) DNA
15 5 (5.49%) Web Services
16 4 (4.40%) J2EE
16 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
16 4 (4.40%) Finance
16 4 (4.40%) OSGi
16 4 (4.40%) RESTful
16 4 (4.40%) AngularJS
16 4 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
17 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
17 3 (3.30%) Digital Marketing
17 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.10%) Jetty
2 1 (1.10%) Node.js
2 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.10%) JBoss
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
1 8 (8.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) PBX
1 1 (1.10%) VoIP
1 1 (1.10%) SNMP
1 1 (1.10%) SSL
1 1 (1.10%) DPNSS
1 1 (1.10%) QSIG
1 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Legal
2 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.30%) Publishing
2 3 (3.30%) Electronics
2 3 (3.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.55%) HTML
2 42 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (6.59%) jQuery
4 5 (5.49%) Web Services
5 4 (4.40%) J2EE
5 4 (4.40%) RESTful
5 4 (4.40%) OSGi
5 4 (4.40%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.30%) .NET
7 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.20%) Flash
8 1 (1.10%) WSDL
8 1 (1.10%) Middleware
8 1 (1.10%) JSON
8 1 (1.10%) Django
8 1 (1.10%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.10%) SOAP
8 1 (1.10%) Struts
8 1 (1.10%) XML
8 1 (1.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 77 (84.62%) User Experience
2 37 (40.66%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.69%) Interactive TV
4 3 (3.30%) DTV
4 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.10%) DataPower
6 1 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) IVR
6 1 (1.10%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.16%) Rapid Prototyping
3 17 (18.68%) Customer Insight
4 14 (15.38%) Web Design
5 10 (10.99%) Information Architecture
6 7 (7.69%) Content Analysis
7 6 (6.59%) DNA
8 4 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.30%) Content Management
9 3 (3.30%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.30%) ETL
9 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.30%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.30%) Identity Management
9 3 (3.30%) Workflow
10 2 (2.20%) ITIL
10 2 (2.20%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.20%) Change Management
10 2 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.20%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.30%) SQL
3 2 (2.20%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) C#
4 1 (1.10%) Perl
4 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.10%) Groovy
4 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (34.07%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) SAP
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.20%) Adobe
3 1 (1.10%) Avaya
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Resource Partners Ltd
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