The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 67 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 281 216 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.92% 2.14% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 2.27% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 117 95
Median daily rate £375 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £39.00 £13.67 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.29% -44.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +30.00%
Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9175 9514 8893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.34% 94.33% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5217 4881
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 460 487
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £50.20
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 the South East

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 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
Hampshire +42 82 £456 +1.38% 8
Berkshire -24 71 £380 -5.00% 9
West Sussex +14 59 £325 -9.40% 4
Surrey +10 25 £488 +8.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 23 £208 -37.35% 6
East Sussex +3 11 £363 +0.69% 2
Kent -24 4 £210 - 2
Middlesex -9 2 - - 2
Sussex +3 1 - -
Oxfordshire +2 1 £500 +100.00% 2
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 South East region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 155 (32.29%) User Experience
2 100 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (20.63%) Telecoms
4 90 (18.75%) HTML
5 72 (15.00%) CSS
6 65 (13.54%) Oracle
7 62 (12.92%) Adobe
8 54 (11.25%) SOA
9 45 (9.38%) Mobile App
9 45 (9.38%) Photoshop
10 42 (8.75%) HTML5
11 39 (8.13%) Migration
11 39 (8.13%) Web Design
12 38 (7.92%) Security Cleared
13 37 (7.71%) Android
13 37 (7.71%) SOAP
14 36 (7.50%) Finance
15 35 (7.29%) Adobe Illustrator
15 35 (7.29%) XML
15 35 (7.29%) JavaScript
16 31 (6.46%) SC Cleared
17 30 (6.25%) Degree
17 30 (6.25%) Apple iOS
17 30 (6.25%) CRM
18 28 (5.83%) Microsoft
18 28 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
19 27 (5.63%) Cisco
19 27 (5.63%) XSD
20 26 (5.42%) SharePoint
21 25 (5.21%) Usability Testing

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.92%) CMS
3 12 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.04%) JBoss
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.04%) WordPress
7 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.63%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.63%) Node.js
8 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.42%) concrete5
9 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 35 (7.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (2.71%) Adobe Captivate
5 11 (2.29%) MS Excel
6 8 (1.67%) InDesign
7 6 (1.25%) Acrobat
7 6 (1.25%) MS Office
8 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
9 4 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.63%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.63%) Vectorworks
11 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.42%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP hybris
2 2 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.63%) HP Helion
2 3 (0.63%) IaaS
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.21%) Taleo
4 1 (0.21%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.96%) Internet
2 17 (3.54%) Firewall
3 16 (3.33%) 4G
4 13 (2.71%) MVNO
5 10 (2.08%) VPN
6 9 (1.88%) HTTP
7 8 (1.67%) 3G
7 8 (1.67%) MPLS
7 8 (1.67%) SSL
8 7 (1.46%) WAN
9 6 (1.25%) BGP
10 5 (1.04%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.04%) IPv4
10 5 (1.04%) IPv6
11 4 (0.83%) ATM
11 4 (0.83%) DWDM
11 4 (0.83%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.83%) OSPF
11 4 (0.83%) SDH
11 4 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.54%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.83%) Big Data
4 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.63%) OLTP
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.63%) PowerCenter
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.42%) QlikView
6 2 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.54%) SoapUI
2 16 (3.33%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.63%) Jasmine
3 3 (0.63%) Subversion
3 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.63%) XMLSpy
4 2 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Bower
5 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.21%) Grunt
5 1 (0.21%) gulp
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
5 1 (0.21%) Maven
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
General
1 99 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 36 (7.50%) Finance
3 21 (4.38%) Retail
4 20 (4.17%) Publishing
5 19 (3.96%) Legal
6 13 (2.71%) Billing
7 12 (2.50%) Marketing
8 9 (1.88%) Banking
9 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.04%) Military
10 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.42%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (18.75%) HTML
2 72 (15.00%) CSS
3 42 (8.75%) HTML5
4 37 (7.71%) SOAP
5 35 (7.29%) XML
6 27 (5.63%) XSD
7 24 (5.00%) WSDL
8 22 (4.58%) Web Services
9 21 (4.38%) Middleware
10 15 (3.13%) REST
11 14 (2.92%) jQuery
12 13 (2.71%) CSS3
13 12 (2.50%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.88%) .NET
15 8 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
15 8 (1.67%) JMS
15 8 (1.67%) JSON
15 8 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
16 7 (1.46%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 155 (32.29%) User Experience
2 45 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.54%) e-Learning
4 15 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.88%) Social Media
7 8 (1.67%) DataPower
8 6 (1.25%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.25%) DTV
8 6 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (1.04%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.04%) VCE vBlock
10 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.63%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.42%) Animation
12 2 (0.42%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.71%) Android
2 30 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 20 (4.17%) Windows
4 19 (3.96%) Linux
5 8 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.83%) Unix
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (11.25%) SOA
3 39 (8.13%) Migration
3 39 (8.13%) Web Design
4 30 (6.25%) CRM
5 28 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
6 25 (5.21%) Data Modelling
6 25 (5.21%) Usability Testing
7 21 (4.38%) Scrum
8 20 (4.17%) Content Management
9 19 (3.96%) Test Strategy
9 19 (3.96%) Typography
9 19 (3.96%) UML
10 16 (3.33%) Front End Development
10 16 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
10 16 (3.33%) Service Design
11 15 (3.13%) TOGAF
12 13 (2.71%) Network Design
13 12 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (2.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.29%) JavaScript
2 20 (4.17%) Java
3 13 (2.71%) SQL
4 11 (2.29%) C#
5 5 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.83%) PHP
7 3 (0.63%) C++
7 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.63%) VBScript
8 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.21%) C
8 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.46%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.25%) Degree
4 17 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.13%) CIPD
6 14 (2.92%) CCNP
7 12 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.04%) CCSP
8 5 (1.04%) CISM
8 5 (1.04%) CISSP
8 5 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.83%) CCDP
9 4 (0.83%) CCIE
9 4 (0.83%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.42%) Dell Certification
11 1 (0.21%) CCNA
11 1 (0.21%) CRISC
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.21%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (1.25%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.25%) vSphere
3 4 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.63%) XenServer
5 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.63%) Nagios
1 3 (0.63%) OpenAM
1 3 (0.63%) OpenIDM
1 3 (0.63%) SCCM
1 3 (0.63%) SCDPM
1 3 (0.63%) SCOM
1 3 (0.63%) SCSM
1 3 (0.63%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.42%) OPNET
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.21%) Netcool
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 65 (13.54%) Oracle
2 62 (12.92%) Adobe
3 28 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.63%) Cisco
5 16 (3.33%) Apple
5 16 (3.33%) VMware
6 14 (2.92%) SAP
7 11 (2.29%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.08%) IBM
9 9 (1.88%) Remedy
10 8 (1.67%) Huawei
10 8 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.46%) HP
12 6 (1.25%) Google
12 6 (1.25%) Juniper
13 5 (1.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 5 (1.04%) NetScout
14 4 (0.83%) Citrix
14 4 (0.83%) Nortel
Hampshire
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - 50 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago