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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 108 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 177 231 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.99% 2.42% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.56% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 133 101
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +87.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+179.06% -46.25%
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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +4 63 £463 +2.77% 7
Berkshire -19 56 £375 -3.22% 14
Surrey -2 13 £450 +12.50% 5
Kent - 12 £308 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 11 £325 +41.30%
West Sussex -2 10 £300 -6.25% 1
Middlesex -5 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire -5 3 £475 +61.70% 5
East Sussex +3 1 £500 +14.28% 4
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 159 (33.90%) User Experience
2 108 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (21.54%) Telecoms
4 72 (15.35%) CSS
5 70 (14.93%) HTML
6 59 (12.58%) SOA
7 56 (11.94%) Oracle
8 49 (10.45%) Wireframes
9 42 (8.96%) Mobile App
9 42 (8.96%) XML
10 41 (8.74%) Adobe
11 39 (8.32%) Android
11 39 (8.32%) Degree
11 39 (8.32%) Prototyping
12 38 (8.10%) SOAP
13 37 (7.89%) Finance
14 36 (7.68%) Web Design
14 36 (7.68%) Apple iOS
15 35 (7.46%) Migration
16 33 (7.04%) JavaScript
16 33 (7.04%) Cisco
16 33 (7.04%) Security Cleared
17 32 (6.82%) Photoshop
17 32 (6.82%) XSD
18 30 (6.40%) SC Cleared
19 29 (6.18%) Linux
19 29 (6.18%) Data Modelling
19 29 (6.18%) WSDL
19 29 (6.18%) Service Design
20 28 (5.97%) Publishing

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 21 (4.48%) CMS
2 17 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.07%) JBoss
5 5 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.07%) WordPress
6 3 (0.64%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.43%) concrete5
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 32 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 26 (5.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (4.26%) MS Excel
4 18 (3.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (3.20%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.77%) MS Office
7 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.85%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.85%) InVision
8 4 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.64%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.64%) Vectorworks
10 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.43%) InDesign
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.43%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (1.07%) SaaS
5 4 (0.85%) IaaS
5 4 (0.85%) PaaS
6 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.64%) HP Helion
6 3 (0.64%) Office 365
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.21%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.21%) Taleo
8 1 (0.21%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.05%) Internet
2 17 (3.62%) 4G
3 13 (2.77%) Firewall
3 13 (2.77%) VPN
4 11 (2.35%) LDAP
5 10 (2.13%) SSL
6 9 (1.92%) 3G
6 9 (1.92%) MPLS
7 7 (1.49%) BGP
7 7 (1.49%) HTTP
7 7 (1.49%) WAN
8 5 (1.07%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.07%) FTP
8 5 (1.07%) IPsec
8 5 (1.07%) Network Security
8 5 (1.07%) OSPF
8 5 (1.07%) SMS
9 4 (0.85%) 2G
9 4 (0.85%) DWDM
9 4 (0.85%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.77%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.49%) Big Data
4 7 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.85%) QlikView
7 3 (0.64%) OLTP
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.64%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (4.69%) SoapUI
2 13 (2.77%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.64%) Subversion
4 3 (0.64%) XMLSpy
5 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 37 (7.89%) Finance
3 28 (5.97%) Publishing
4 24 (5.12%) Legal
5 16 (3.41%) Billing
6 15 (3.20%) Marketing
7 12 (2.56%) Retail
8 11 (2.35%) Banking
9 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.85%) Military
11 3 (0.64%) Electronics
12 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.35%) CSS
2 70 (14.93%) HTML
3 42 (8.96%) XML
4 38 (8.10%) SOAP
5 32 (6.82%) XSD
6 29 (6.18%) WSDL
7 24 (5.12%) Web Services
8 21 (4.48%) REST
9 19 (4.05%) HTML5
10 18 (3.84%) Middleware
11 15 (3.20%) jQuery
12 11 (2.35%) J2EE
13 10 (2.13%) CSS3
14 8 (1.71%) AngularJS
14 8 (1.71%) JSON
14 8 (1.71%) OAuth
14 8 (1.71%) OpenID
14 8 (1.71%) SAML
14 8 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 159 (33.90%) User Experience
2 42 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.13%) Social Media
6 8 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.49%) DataPower
7 7 (1.49%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.07%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.07%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.85%) Animation
10 4 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (0.64%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.64%) iPad
11 3 (0.64%) iPhone
11 3 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.64%) Photography
11 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.32%) Android
2 36 (7.68%) Apple iOS
3 29 (6.18%) Linux
4 19 (4.05%) Windows
5 9 (1.92%) Unix
6 8 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.71%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.07%) Solaris
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (12.58%) SOA
3 49 (10.45%) Wireframes
4 39 (8.32%) Prototyping
5 36 (7.68%) Web Design
6 35 (7.46%) Migration
7 29 (6.18%) Data Modelling
7 29 (6.18%) Service Design
8 23 (4.90%) Content Management
8 23 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (4.69%) Scrum
10 21 (4.48%) Rapid Prototyping
11 20 (4.26%) CRM
11 20 (4.26%) E-Commerce
11 20 (4.26%) Test Strategy
11 20 (4.26%) UML
12 18 (3.84%) TOGAF
13 17 (3.62%) Analytics
13 17 (3.62%) Configuration Management
14 16 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.04%) JavaScript
2 22 (4.69%) Java
3 13 (2.77%) SQL
4 10 (2.13%) C#
5 5 (1.07%) PHP
6 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.64%) C++
7 3 (0.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.64%) VBScript
8 2 (0.43%) C
8 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (8.32%) Degree
2 33 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.40%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.99%) CCNP
6 9 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.49%) CCSP
7 7 (1.49%) CISM
7 7 (1.49%) CISSP
8 5 (1.07%) CCDP
8 5 (1.07%) JNCIP
9 3 (0.64%) CCIE
10 2 (0.43%) Dell Certification
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.21%) CCNA
11 1 (0.21%) CRISC
11 1 (0.21%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.28%) QA
2 6 (1.28%) WCAG
3 4 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.64%) vSphere
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.71%) OpenAM
1 8 (1.71%) OpenIDM
2 5 (1.07%) Puppet
3 3 (0.64%) Nagios
3 3 (0.64%) SCCM
3 3 (0.64%) SCDPM
3 3 (0.64%) SCOM
3 3 (0.64%) SCSM
3 3 (0.64%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.43%) Netcool
5 1 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (11.94%) Oracle
2 41 (8.74%) Adobe
3 33 (7.04%) Cisco
4 27 (5.76%) Microsoft
5 19 (4.05%) CheckPoint
6 16 (3.41%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.41%) VMware
7 11 (2.35%) Juniper
7 11 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.35%) SAP
8 9 (1.92%) Apple
8 9 (1.92%) HP
8 9 (1.92%) IBM
9 8 (1.71%) ForgeRock
10 7 (1.49%) Remedy
11 6 (1.28%) Huawei
11 6 (1.28%) webMethods
12 5 (1.07%) Tellabs
12 5 (1.07%) Virgin Media
13 4 (0.85%) Nortel
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