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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 103 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 185 244 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.14% 2.46% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.59% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 152 98
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +82.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-16.20% +74.41%
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
8137 9414 8643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 95.00% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4916 5642 4802
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 £250 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 433 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Berkshire -11 66 £375 - 11
Hampshire -19 49 £450 +2.85% 10
West Sussex +5 19 £388 +29.16% 4
Surrey -5 12 £450 +5.88% 9
Kent - 12 £320 -
Oxfordshire +1 11 £400 -11.11% 3
Middlesex +4 8 £300 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £363 +3.57% 2
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 158 (35.59%) User Experience
2 114 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (20.27%) Telecoms
4 84 (18.92%) HTML
5 76 (17.12%) CSS
6 47 (10.59%) SOA
7 45 (10.14%) Wireframes
8 42 (9.46%) Prototyping
8 42 (9.46%) Mobile App
9 39 (8.78%) Adobe
10 37 (8.33%) Oracle
11 36 (8.11%) XML
12 35 (7.88%) Microsoft
12 35 (7.88%) Degree
12 35 (7.88%) Service Design
13 34 (7.66%) Migration
14 33 (7.43%) Finance
15 32 (7.21%) Publishing
15 32 (7.21%) Linux
15 32 (7.21%) Android
16 30 (6.76%) Apple iOS
17 29 (6.53%) Photoshop
17 29 (6.53%) JavaScript
18 28 (6.31%) Legal
18 28 (6.31%) SOAP
18 28 (6.31%) MS Excel
18 28 (6.31%) E-Commerce
18 28 (6.31%) Rapid Prototyping
19 27 (6.08%) Adobe Illustrator
20 26 (5.86%) XSD

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 24 (5.41%) CMS
2 16 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.58%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.68%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.68%) WordPress
7 2 (0.45%) concrete5
7 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.45%) JBoss
7 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (6.53%) Photoshop
2 28 (6.31%) MS Excel
3 27 (6.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 22 (4.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (3.60%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.93%) MS Office
7 5 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.90%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.68%) InVision
9 3 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.23%) InDesign
11 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.23%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.68%) SAP hybris
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.48%) Office 365
4 6 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 5 (1.13%) PaaS
5 5 (1.13%) SaaS
6 4 (0.90%) IaaS
7 3 (0.68%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.05%) LDAP
2 16 (3.60%) Internet
3 13 (2.93%) 4G
4 10 (2.25%) SSL
5 9 (2.03%) VPN
6 8 (1.80%) Firewall
7 6 (1.35%) DNS
8 5 (1.13%) 3G
8 5 (1.13%) DHCP
8 5 (1.13%) FTP
8 5 (1.13%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.13%) PSTN
8 5 (1.13%) VoIP
9 4 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.90%) HTTP
9 4 (0.90%) Network Security
9 4 (0.90%) SMS
10 3 (0.68%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.68%) MPLS
10 3 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.80%) Big Data
3 7 (1.58%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.13%) QlikView
6 4 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.68%) OLTP
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (4.28%) SoapUI
2 9 (2.03%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.13%) Jasmine
4 4 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.68%) XMLSpy
6 2 (0.45%) Subversion
6 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.23%) gulp
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (20.27%) Telecoms
2 33 (7.43%) Finance
3 32 (7.21%) Publishing
4 28 (6.31%) Legal
5 16 (3.60%) Billing
5 16 (3.60%) Marketing
6 10 (2.25%) Banking
6 10 (2.25%) Retail
7 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.13%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 2 (0.45%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (18.92%) HTML
2 76 (17.12%) CSS
3 36 (8.11%) XML
4 28 (6.31%) SOAP
5 26 (5.86%) XSD
6 23 (5.18%) WSDL
7 20 (4.50%) REST
8 18 (4.05%) HTML5
9 16 (3.60%) Web Services
10 15 (3.38%) jQuery
11 13 (2.93%) J2EE
11 13 (2.93%) Middleware
12 10 (2.25%) OAuth
12 10 (2.25%) OpenID
12 10 (2.25%) SAML
13 8 (1.80%) JSON
14 7 (1.58%) .NET
14 7 (1.58%) CSS3
14 7 (1.58%) IBM Integration Bus
14 7 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 158 (35.59%) User Experience
2 42 (9.46%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.05%) Social Media
5 13 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.48%) Animation
7 9 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.80%) Graphic Design
9 7 (1.58%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.58%) DataPower
10 5 (1.13%) BYOD
10 5 (1.13%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.13%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.13%) PKI
11 4 (0.90%) VCE vBlock
11 4 (0.90%) Video Editing
12 3 (0.68%) CMDB
12 3 (0.68%) iPad
12 3 (0.68%) iPhone
12 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.21%) Android
1 32 (7.21%) Linux
2 30 (6.76%) Apple iOS
3 23 (5.18%) Windows
4 10 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.03%) Unix
6 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.13%) Solaris
7 5 (1.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.45%) CentOS
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (10.59%) SOA
3 45 (10.14%) Wireframes
4 42 (9.46%) Prototyping
5 35 (7.88%) Service Design
6 34 (7.66%) Migration
7 28 (6.31%) E-Commerce
7 28 (6.31%) Rapid Prototyping
8 24 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 24 (5.41%) Web Design
9 22 (4.95%) SEO
10 19 (4.28%) Scrum
11 18 (4.05%) Content Management
11 18 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (3.83%) Analytics
12 17 (3.83%) Test Strategy
12 17 (3.83%) UML
13 16 (3.60%) Configuration Management
13 16 (3.60%) CRM
13 16 (3.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.53%) JavaScript
2 21 (4.73%) Java
3 10 (2.25%) SQL
4 9 (2.03%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.80%) C#
6 4 (0.90%) PHP
6 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.68%) VBScript
8 2 (0.45%) C
8 2 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (7.88%) Degree
2 20 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.03%) CCSP
5 9 (2.03%) CISM
5 9 (2.03%) CISSP
6 8 (1.80%) CCNP
7 5 (1.13%) CCDP
7 5 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.45%) Dell Certification
9 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.23%) CRISC
10 1 (0.23%) HND
10 1 (0.23%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.23%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.58%) QA
3 6 (1.35%) SLA
3 6 (1.35%) WCAG
4 5 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 24 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.58%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.48%) OpenAM
1 11 (2.48%) OpenIDM
2 9 (2.03%) SCCM
3 8 (1.80%) SCOM
4 5 (1.13%) Puppet
5 3 (0.68%) Nagios
5 3 (0.68%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.68%) SCSM
5 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.45%) Netcool
7 1 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.23%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (8.78%) Adobe
2 37 (8.33%) Oracle
3 35 (7.88%) Microsoft
4 23 (5.18%) Cisco
5 17 (3.83%) CheckPoint
6 16 (3.60%) VMware
7 14 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.70%) ForgeRock
9 11 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.48%) SAP
10 9 (2.03%) HP
10 9 (2.03%) IBM
11 6 (1.35%) Apple
11 6 (1.35%) webMethods
12 5 (1.13%) BMC
12 5 (1.13%) Huawei
12 5 (1.13%) Juniper
12 5 (1.13%) Tellabs
12 5 (1.13%) Virgin Media
13 4 (0.90%) Remedy
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