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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / North East
Rank 54 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 36 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.05% 5.09% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 5.36% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 8
Median daily rate £363 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.72 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%

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
845 840 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 95.05% 95.02% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 535 341
Median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 20 36
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.95 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 February 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 February 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 -14 33 £350 -30.00% 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (75.00%) User Experience
2 25 (48.08%) HTML
2 25 (48.08%) CSS
3 23 (44.23%) Prototyping
4 22 (42.31%) Mobile App
4 22 (42.31%) Rapid Prototyping
5 16 (30.77%) Degree
6 13 (25.00%) Service Design
7 11 (21.15%) Web Design
7 11 (21.15%) Legal
7 11 (21.15%) Publishing
8 8 (15.38%) Customer Insight
8 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
9 7 (13.46%) SEO
10 6 (11.54%) Wireframes
11 5 (9.62%) Finance
12 4 (7.69%) Web Usability
12 4 (7.69%) CMS
12 4 (7.69%) Social Media
12 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
13 3 (5.77%) Analytics
13 3 (5.77%) ITIL
13 3 (5.77%) Information Architecture
14 2 (3.85%) Scrum
14 2 (3.85%) Open Source
14 2 (3.85%) Linux
14 2 (3.85%) Change Management
14 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
14 2 (3.85%) Web Services

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 4 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Siemens NX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) PowerCenter
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Log4j
General
1 11 (21.15%) Legal
1 11 (21.15%) Publishing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Military
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) CSS
1 25 (48.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) WSDL
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) XSL
3 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (75.00%) User Experience
2 22 (42.31%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.69%) Social Media
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Prototyping
3 22 (42.31%) Rapid Prototyping
4 13 (25.00%) Service Design
5 11 (21.15%) Web Design
6 8 (15.38%) Customer Insight
6 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 7 (13.46%) SEO
8 6 (11.54%) Wireframes
9 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 4 (7.69%) Web Usability
10 3 (5.77%) Analytics
10 3 (5.77%) Information Architecture
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL
11 2 (3.85%) Change Management
11 2 (3.85%) Content Writing
11 2 (3.85%) ETL
11 2 (3.85%) Open Source
11 2 (3.85%) Scrum
12 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) BT
1 1 (1.92%) Informatica
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.92%) Red Hat