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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 83 74 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 203 256 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.40% 2.62% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.77% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 169 85
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £291 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +53.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £29.15 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +34.00%
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
7936 9237 8730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.78% 94.71% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4810 5562 4816
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 433 463
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
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 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -3 70 £375 -6.25% 8
Hampshire -20 45 £450 +5.88% 3
West Sussex +14 42 £413 +17.85% 2
Oxfordshire -3 13 £400 -5.88%
Surrey -5 13 £450 +16.12% 6
Buckinghamshire +14 6 £363 -8.22% 1
Middlesex +2 5 £300 -14.28%
Kent - 5 £350 - 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 161 (38.70%) User Experience
2 119 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (22.12%) HTML
4 84 (20.19%) CSS
5 72 (17.31%) Telecoms
6 46 (11.06%) Wireframes
7 42 (10.10%) Degree
8 40 (9.62%) Mobile App
8 40 (9.62%) Service Design
9 38 (9.13%) Prototyping
10 36 (8.65%) Adobe
10 36 (8.65%) SOA
11 35 (8.41%) Photoshop
12 33 (7.93%) Publishing
12 33 (7.93%) E-Commerce
13 31 (7.45%) Legal
13 31 (7.45%) Microsoft
14 29 (6.97%) Linux
14 29 (6.97%) Rapid Prototyping
15 27 (6.49%) Finance
15 27 (6.49%) Adobe Illustrator
16 26 (6.25%) Migration
16 26 (6.25%) MS Excel
17 25 (6.01%) XML
17 25 (6.01%) JavaScript
18 24 (5.77%) CMS
19 23 (5.53%) Web Design
19 23 (5.53%) Oracle
19 23 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 23 (5.53%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 (5.77%) CMS
2 8 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.96%) Joomla!
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.96%) WordPress
5 3 (0.72%) JBoss
5 3 (0.72%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.24%) Apache
7 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (8.41%) Photoshop
2 27 (6.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (6.25%) MS Excel
4 23 (5.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (3.85%) MS Visio
6 12 (2.88%) MS Office
7 8 (1.92%) Fireworks
8 5 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.48%) InDesign
10 2 (0.48%) InVision
11 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.24%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.72%) SAP hybris
2 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.88%) Office 365
4 6 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (0.96%) PaaS
6 3 (0.72%) HP Helion
6 3 (0.72%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.81%) LDAP
2 13 (3.13%) Internet
3 9 (2.16%) DNS
3 9 (2.16%) Firewall
4 8 (1.92%) SSL
5 7 (1.68%) 4G
5 7 (1.68%) DHCP
5 7 (1.68%) Kerberos
6 6 (1.44%) VoIP
7 5 (1.20%) FTP
7 5 (1.20%) Intranet
7 5 (1.20%) Network Security
7 5 (1.20%) PSTN
7 5 (1.20%) VPN
8 3 (0.72%) HTTP
8 3 (0.72%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.72%) MPLS
8 3 (0.72%) MVNO
8 3 (0.72%) WAN
8 3 (0.72%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.44%) Big Data
3 5 (1.20%) QlikView
3 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.24%) MySQL
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) OLTP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.13%) SoapUI
2 10 (2.40%) Axure RP
3 6 (1.44%) Jasmine
4 4 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.72%) XMLSpy
6 2 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.24%) gulp
7 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 33 (7.93%) Publishing
3 31 (7.45%) Legal
4 27 (6.49%) Finance
5 15 (3.61%) Billing
5 15 (3.61%) Marketing
6 9 (2.16%) Banking
7 7 (1.68%) Retail
8 6 (1.44%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
10 2 (0.48%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (22.12%) HTML
2 84 (20.19%) CSS
3 25 (6.01%) XML
4 20 (4.81%) SOAP
5 19 (4.57%) XSD
6 18 (4.33%) REST
7 17 (4.09%) HTML5
8 16 (3.85%) WSDL
9 13 (3.13%) jQuery
9 13 (3.13%) Web Services
10 12 (2.88%) J2EE
11 10 (2.40%) OAuth
11 10 (2.40%) SAML
12 9 (2.16%) Middleware
12 9 (2.16%) OpenID
13 7 (1.68%) CSS3
13 7 (1.68%) JSON
14 6 (1.44%) .NET
14 6 (1.44%) XSLT
15 5 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 161 (38.70%) User Experience
2 40 (9.62%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.09%) Social Media
5 13 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.13%) Animation
6 8 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.92%) Graphic Design
6 8 (1.92%) PKI
7 7 (1.68%) BYOD
8 6 (1.44%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.20%) DataPower
9 5 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.96%) Photography
10 4 (0.96%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.72%) iPad
11 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.97%) Linux
2 21 (5.05%) Android
3 19 (4.57%) Windows
4 18 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.40%) Unix
7 9 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.20%) Solaris
10 2 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (11.06%) Wireframes
3 40 (9.62%) Service Design
4 38 (9.13%) Prototyping
5 36 (8.65%) SOA
6 33 (7.93%) E-Commerce
7 29 (6.97%) Rapid Prototyping
8 26 (6.25%) Migration
9 23 (5.53%) Web Design
10 22 (5.29%) SEO
11 21 (5.05%) Content Management
11 21 (5.05%) ITIL
12 18 (4.33%) Front End Development
13 16 (3.85%) Analytics
13 16 (3.85%) Data Modelling
13 16 (3.85%) Service Management
13 16 (3.85%) UML
14 15 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (3.61%) Scrum
15 14 (3.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.01%) JavaScript
2 17 (4.09%) Java
3 8 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.92%) SQL
4 5 (1.20%) C#
5 4 (0.96%) PHP
6 3 (0.72%) C
7 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (10.10%) Degree
2 13 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.96%) CCNP
5 4 (0.96%) CCSP
5 4 (0.96%) CISM
5 4 (0.96%) CISSP
5 4 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CCDP
8 1 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.24%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.92%) QA
1 8 (1.92%) SLA
2 6 (1.44%) WCAG
3 5 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 21 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (2.40%) OpenAM
1 10 (2.40%) OpenIDM
2 8 (1.92%) SCCM
3 7 (1.68%) SCOM
4 5 (1.20%) Puppet
5 3 (0.72%) Nagios
6 2 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.48%) Netcool
7 1 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (8.65%) Adobe
2 31 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.53%) Oracle
4 17 (4.09%) Cisco
5 15 (3.61%) CheckPoint
6 13 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.64%) ForgeRock
7 11 (2.64%) HP
7 11 (2.64%) VMware
8 8 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.68%) SAP
10 6 (1.44%) IBM
11 5 (1.20%) Apple
11 5 (1.20%) BMC
11 5 (1.20%) Huawei
11 5 (1.20%) Juniper
11 5 (1.20%) Tellabs
11 5 (1.20%) Virgin Media
11 5 (1.20%) webMethods
12 4 (0.96%) Remedy
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