The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 35 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.84% 0.67% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.69% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +30.00%
Designer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
368 435 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.84% 96.67% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 276 184
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.81 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northampton +7 5 £425 -5.55% 2
Designer
East Midlands

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) User Experience
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (18.18%) InDesign
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe
5 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
5 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) Typography
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Product Management
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Tandem
6 1 (9.09%) BASE24
6 1 (9.09%) e-Learning

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (18.18%) InDesign
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Graphic Design
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Typography
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FDM Group
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