The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 42 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.69% 1.09% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.18% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
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
379 255 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.77% 93.07% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 121 119
Average daily rate £400 £325 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.63 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.45 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 29 December 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
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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
Northampton -8 6 - - 1
Kettering - - - -
Designer
East Midlands

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 12 (38.71%) CSS
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) Photoshop
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
3 8 (25.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (22.58%) User Experience
5 6 (19.35%) Marketing
5 6 (19.35%) Google
5 6 (19.35%) SAN
5 6 (19.35%) LAN
5 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) Web Design
7 4 (12.90%) Apache
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) MySQL
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco
7 4 (12.90%) Adobe
7 4 (12.90%) Ansible
7 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 4 (12.90%) Google Apps
7 4 (12.90%) OpenStack
8 3 (9.68%) QA
8 3 (9.68%) Android
8 3 (9.68%) Line Management
8 3 (9.68%) Coaching

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.90%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Photoshop
1 8 (25.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Google Apps
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
1 6 (19.35%) WAN
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) Xcelsius
2 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (19.35%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) CSS
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) Sass
5 1 (3.23%) XHTML
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Animation
4 1 (3.23%) EMV
4 1 (3.23%) APACS
4 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Web Design
2 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.68%) Line Management
3 3 (9.68%) Coaching
4 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Data Management
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Use Case
5 1 (3.23%) BPMN
5 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.23%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) UX Design
5 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata
4 1 (3.23%) Embarcadero
4 1 (3.23%) hybris