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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 29 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 20 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.07% 1.37% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 1.43% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

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
469 280 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.33% 95.56% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 183 234
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 28
Median hourly rate £12.75 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £12.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 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
Northampton +2 17 £400 +14.28%
Designer
East Midlands

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) User Experience
2 11 (34.38%) Wireframes
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (28.13%) Banking
4 9 (28.13%) Visualisation
4 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) Power BI
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View
5 8 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (25.00%) D3.js
5 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.88%) HTML5
6 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
6 7 (21.88%) Coaching
6 7 (21.88%) Analytics
7 6 (18.75%) Prototyping
7 6 (18.75%) Infographics
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (15.63%) PowerPivot
9 4 (12.50%) Marketing
9 4 (12.50%) Web Development

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 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (28.13%) Power BI
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 5 (15.63%) PowerPivot
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) QlikView
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) CSS
1 8 (25.00%) D3.js
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) HTML5
3 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) CSS3
5 3 (9.38%) Sass
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) LESS
6 1 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) User Experience
2 9 (28.13%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Photography
4 1 (3.13%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Wireframes
2 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (21.88%) Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) Coaching
4 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.75%) Infographics
5 6 (18.75%) Prototyping
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.25%) Database Optimisation
9 2 (6.25%) MVC
9 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) SDLC
9 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
10 1 (3.13%) Service Design
10 1 (3.13%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (6.25%) Pega
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau