The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 37 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.40% - 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% - 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate £438 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.57%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
328 215 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.62% 94.71% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 127 218
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Designer
East Midlands

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 5 £438 - 1
Wellingborough - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Designer
East Midlands

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (44.44%) Adobe
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (33.33%) InDesign
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Tandem
3 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Informix
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) e-GIF
4 1 (11.11%) Internet

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (33.33%) InDesign
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) Tandem
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
2 1 (11.11%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) BPMN
2 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) e-GIF
2 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WAI
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Adobe
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft