The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 47 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.62% 1.45% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.49% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £450 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +125.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.15 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +34.00%
Designer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
377 336 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.95% 97.11% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 270 172
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 16
Median hourly rate £12.38 £15.86 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% -6.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Oxford region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Email Filtering
2 7 (70.00%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (70.00%) BYOD
2 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (70.00%) Office 365
2 7 (70.00%) PKI
2 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) SCOM
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) Mac OS X
2 7 (70.00%) LDAP
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) Kerberos
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (60.00%) Service Design
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
1 7 (70.00%) Kerberos
1 7 (70.00%) LDAP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) BYOD
1 7 (70.00%) PKI
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (70.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Email Filtering
1 7 (70.00%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (60.00%) Service Design
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Typography
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
1 7 (70.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft