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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / South East
Rank 81 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 191 200 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.48% 2.29% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.42% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 125 108
Median daily rate £350 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%

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
7212 8261 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.74% 94.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4213 5055 4897
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 378 431
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Designer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 0 58 £350 -12.43% 8
Hampshire -9 39 £400 -11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 34 £350 -12.50% 1
West Sussex +13 34 £325 -10.34% 2
Surrey +6 10 £425 +6.25% 6
Kent +10 5 £225 -45.78%
Middlesex +9 3 - -
Oxfordshire 0 3 £550 +23.94% 2
East Sussex -2 1 £388 +68.47%
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 174 (42.75%) User Experience
2 122 (29.98%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (21.62%) HTML
4 85 (20.88%) CSS
5 76 (18.67%) Wireframes
6 59 (14.50%) Prototyping
7 57 (14.00%) Photoshop
8 55 (13.51%) Mobile App
9 49 (12.04%) Finance
10 40 (9.83%) Telecoms
11 39 (9.58%) Degree
12 35 (8.60%) Adobe Illustrator
13 33 (8.11%) Android
13 33 (8.11%) Service Design
14 32 (7.86%) Rapid Prototyping
14 32 (7.86%) Scrum
15 30 (7.37%) JavaScript
16 29 (7.13%) Adobe
16 29 (7.13%) Apple iOS
17 28 (6.88%) E-Commerce
17 28 (6.88%) Service Management
18 27 (6.63%) Publishing
19 26 (6.39%) Legal
20 25 (6.14%) HTML5
21 24 (5.90%) Billing
21 24 (5.90%) Microsoft
22 22 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (5.41%) Front End Development
22 22 (5.41%) Typography
23 21 (5.16%) Axure RP

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 9 (2.21%) Skype for Business
2 8 (1.97%) WordPress
3 7 (1.72%) Joomla!
4 6 (1.47%) CMS
4 6 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.74%) Smallworld
7 2 (0.49%) JBoss
7 2 (0.49%) Moodle
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Apache
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) CICS
8 1 (0.25%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.25%) Commerce Server 2007
8 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.25%) Marvel
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 57 (14.00%) Photoshop
2 35 (8.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (1.97%) MS Excel
5 7 (1.72%) Fireworks
6 6 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (1.23%) InDesign
7 5 (1.23%) InVision
7 5 (1.23%) MS Office
7 5 (1.23%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.49%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.49%) Edge Animate
10 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.25%) CATIA
10 1 (0.25%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.21%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (1.72%) CloudSense
2 7 (1.72%) Office 365
3 5 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.98%) PaaS
5 3 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.44%) LDAP
2 11 (2.70%) DNS
3 9 (2.21%) Intranet
3 9 (2.21%) NetScaler
4 7 (1.72%) Firewall
4 7 (1.72%) SMTP
5 6 (1.47%) Broadband
6 4 (0.98%) Internet
6 4 (0.98%) SSL
7 3 (0.74%) DHCP
7 3 (0.74%) DOCSIS
7 3 (0.74%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.74%) MVNO
7 3 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.74%) WAN
8 2 (0.49%) 3G
8 2 (0.49%) 4G
8 2 (0.49%) Intelligent Network
8 2 (0.49%) VoIP
8 2 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.98%) Big Data
2 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.49%) DB2
4 2 (0.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.25%) GIS
5 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.25%) Impala
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.25%) QlikView
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (5.16%) Axure RP
2 15 (3.69%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.25%) ERwin
5 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.25%) JUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (12.04%) Finance
2 40 (9.83%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.63%) Publishing
4 26 (6.39%) Legal
5 24 (5.90%) Billing
6 21 (5.16%) Banking
7 16 (3.93%) Marketing
8 10 (2.46%) Retail
9 9 (2.21%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.72%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.23%) Electronics
12 4 (0.98%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.49%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.25%) Automotive
14 1 (0.25%) French Language
14 1 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (21.62%) HTML
2 85 (20.88%) CSS
3 25 (6.14%) HTML5
4 17 (4.18%) CSS3
4 17 (4.18%) jQuery
5 11 (2.70%) OAuth
5 11 (2.70%) Web Services
6 10 (2.46%) XML
7 9 (2.21%) .NET
8 8 (1.97%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.97%) SAML
9 5 (1.23%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.98%) JSON
10 4 (0.98%) Sass
10 4 (0.98%) XSD
10 4 (0.98%) XSLT
11 3 (0.74%) Flash
11 3 (0.74%) REST
11 3 (0.74%) SOAP
11 3 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 174 (42.75%) User Experience
2 55 (13.51%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.69%) Social Media
6 11 (2.70%) iPad
6 11 (2.70%) iPhone
7 10 (2.46%) Animation
7 10 (2.46%) IVR
8 8 (1.97%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.47%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.47%) PKI
9 6 (1.47%) SCORM
10 5 (1.23%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.23%) Photography
11 4 (0.98%) Handset
12 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.74%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.74%) FMCG
12 3 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.11%) Android
2 29 (7.13%) Apple iOS
3 18 (4.42%) Windows
4 12 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.49%) Linux
9 1 (0.25%) MVS
9 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (29.98%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.67%) Wireframes
3 59 (14.50%) Prototyping
4 33 (8.11%) Service Design
5 32 (7.86%) Rapid Prototyping
5 32 (7.86%) Scrum
6 28 (6.88%) E-Commerce
6 28 (6.88%) Service Management
7 22 (5.41%) Front End Development
7 22 (5.41%) Typography
8 20 (4.91%) Information Architecture
9 19 (4.67%) CRM
9 19 (4.67%) ITIL
10 18 (4.42%) Web Design
11 16 (3.93%) Analytics
11 16 (3.93%) Content Management
12 15 (3.69%) Android Development
13 13 (3.19%) UML
13 13 (3.19%) Web Application Development
14 12 (2.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.37%) JavaScript
2 13 (3.19%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.70%) Java
4 6 (1.47%) SQL
5 4 (0.98%) C#
6 3 (0.74%) C
7 2 (0.49%) Scala
7 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.25%) C++
8 1 (0.25%) COBOL
8 1 (0.25%) JCL
8 1 (0.25%) PHP
8 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (9.58%) Degree
2 15 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.72%) CCNP
6 6 (1.47%) CCDP
7 5 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.49%) CCIE
9 2 (0.49%) CCNA
9 2 (0.49%) CCSP
9 2 (0.49%) CISM
9 2 (0.49%) CISSP
9 2 (0.49%) HNC
9 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.49%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.25%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.69%) QA
2 10 (2.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (2.95%) Hyper-V
2 9 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (2.21%) XenDesktop
2 9 (2.21%) XenServer
3 6 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.98%) Firmware
5 3 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.25%) HDFS
7 1 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (2.46%) Amdocs OSS
2 7 (1.72%) Netcool
3 3 (0.74%) SCCM
3 3 (0.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco CME
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (7.13%) Adobe
2 24 (5.90%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.44%) Cisco
3 14 (3.44%) Oracle
3 14 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.95%) VMware
5 10 (2.46%) Citrix
5 10 (2.46%) Cramer
5 10 (2.46%) EXTOL
6 9 (2.21%) Apple
7 7 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.72%) ClickTale
7 7 (1.72%) Remedy
8 6 (1.47%) Rackspace
8 6 (1.47%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.23%) Siebel
10 4 (0.98%) Google
10 4 (0.98%) Huawei
11 3 (0.74%) Intergraph
11 3 (0.74%) Mashery
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