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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 88 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 209 228 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.34% 2.42% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.55% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 128 97
Median daily rate £400 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £258 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.67 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.84 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%
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
8452 8952 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5032 5120 4704
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 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 429 449
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.47% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +13 68 £463 +2.77% 9
Berkshire -21 59 £380 -7.87% 13
West Sussex -6 27 £300 -7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £325 +54.76% 2
Surrey +3 12 £500 +25.00% 8
Kent +17 11 £250 - 3
Middlesex -7 5 - -
East Sussex +12 4 £500 +14.28% 1
Oxfordshire -5 2 £475 +40.74% 2
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 149 (32.18%) User Experience
2 101 (21.81%) Telecoms
3 97 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (15.55%) CSS
5 70 (15.12%) HTML
6 61 (13.17%) SOA
7 55 (11.88%) Oracle
8 47 (10.15%) Wireframes
9 43 (9.29%) Adobe
10 42 (9.07%) XML
11 41 (8.86%) Mobile App
12 38 (8.21%) Prototyping
12 38 (8.21%) SOAP
13 36 (7.78%) Finance
13 36 (7.78%) Photoshop
13 36 (7.78%) Android
14 35 (7.56%) Degree
15 34 (7.34%) Security Cleared
15 34 (7.34%) JavaScript
15 34 (7.34%) Migration
15 34 (7.34%) Web Design
16 33 (7.13%) Cisco
16 33 (7.13%) Apple iOS
17 32 (6.91%) XSD
18 31 (6.70%) SC Cleared
19 29 (6.26%) Data Modelling
19 29 (6.26%) WSDL
20 28 (6.05%) Adobe Illustrator
21 27 (5.83%) Microsoft
21 27 (5.83%) Web Services

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 22 (4.75%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.10%) CMS
3 12 (2.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.08%) JBoss
6 5 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.86%) WordPress
8 3 (0.65%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.43%) concrete5
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.22%) Drupal
10 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 36 (7.78%) Photoshop
2 28 (6.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (4.10%) MS Excel
4 18 (3.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 12 (2.59%) MS Office
7 7 (1.51%) InDesign
8 5 (1.08%) Acrobat
8 5 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.65%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.65%) Vectorworks
10 2 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.43%) InVision
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.65%) 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 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.08%) SaaS
5 4 (0.86%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.86%) IaaS
5 4 (0.86%) PaaS
6 3 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.65%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.22%) Taleo
7 1 (0.22%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.32%) Internet
2 17 (3.67%) 4G
3 13 (2.81%) Firewall
4 12 (2.59%) VPN
5 9 (1.94%) 3G
5 9 (1.94%) MPLS
5 9 (1.94%) SSL
6 8 (1.73%) WAN
7 7 (1.51%) BGP
7 7 (1.51%) HTTP
7 7 (1.51%) LDAP
8 5 (1.08%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.08%) FTP
8 5 (1.08%) IPsec
8 5 (1.08%) MVNO
8 5 (1.08%) OSPF
8 5 (1.08%) SMS
9 4 (0.86%) ATM
9 4 (0.86%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.51%) Big Data
3 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (1.51%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.65%) OLTP
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.65%) PowerCenter
6 3 (0.65%) QlikView
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.22%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (4.75%) SoapUI
2 11 (2.38%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.65%) Subversion
4 3 (0.65%) XMLSpy
5 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (21.81%) Telecoms
2 36 (7.78%) Finance
3 25 (5.40%) Publishing
4 20 (4.32%) Legal
5 16 (3.46%) Billing
6 15 (3.24%) Marketing
6 15 (3.24%) Retail
7 11 (2.38%) Banking
8 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.08%) Military
10 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.55%) CSS
2 70 (15.12%) HTML
3 42 (9.07%) XML
4 38 (8.21%) SOAP
5 32 (6.91%) XSD
6 29 (6.26%) WSDL
7 27 (5.83%) Web Services
8 21 (4.54%) HTML5
9 20 (4.32%) REST
10 18 (3.89%) Middleware
11 15 (3.24%) jQuery
12 10 (2.16%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.16%) CSS3
12 10 (2.16%) J2EE
13 8 (1.73%) JSON
13 8 (1.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (1.51%) IBM Integration Bus
14 7 (1.51%) OAuth
14 7 (1.51%) OpenID
14 7 (1.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 149 (32.18%) User Experience
2 41 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.94%) Social Media
6 8 (1.73%) Graphic Design
7 7 (1.51%) DataPower
8 6 (1.30%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.08%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.86%) Animation
10 4 (0.86%) VCE vBlock
11 3 (0.65%) CMDB
11 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.65%) iPad
11 3 (0.65%) iPhone
11 3 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Photography
11 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.78%) Android
2 33 (7.13%) Apple iOS
3 25 (5.40%) Linux
4 14 (3.02%) Windows
5 9 (1.94%) Unix
6 8 (1.73%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.43%) Solaris
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (13.17%) SOA
3 47 (10.15%) Wireframes
4 38 (8.21%) Prototyping
5 34 (7.34%) Migration
5 34 (7.34%) Web Design
6 29 (6.26%) Data Modelling
7 25 (5.40%) Service Design
8 23 (4.97%) Content Management
8 23 (4.97%) CRM
9 22 (4.75%) Scrum
10 20 (4.32%) Rapid Prototyping
10 20 (4.32%) Test Strategy
11 19 (4.10%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (4.10%) TOGAF
11 19 (4.10%) UML
12 18 (3.89%) Analytics
13 17 (3.67%) Configuration Management
14 16 (3.46%) E-Commerce
14 16 (3.46%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.34%) JavaScript
2 21 (4.54%) Java
3 12 (2.59%) SQL
4 10 (2.16%) C#
5 4 (0.86%) PHP
5 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.65%) C++
6 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.65%) VBScript
7 1 (0.22%) C
7 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (7.56%) Degree
2 34 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.70%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.24%) CCNP
6 10 (2.16%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.08%) CCSP
7 5 (1.08%) CISM
7 5 (1.08%) CISSP
7 5 (1.08%) JNCIP
8 4 (0.86%) CCDP
8 4 (0.86%) CCIE
9 2 (0.43%) Dell Certification
9 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.22%) CCNA
10 1 (0.22%) CRISC
10 1 (0.22%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (1.30%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) WCAG
3 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.65%) vSphere
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.51%) OpenAM
1 7 (1.51%) OpenIDM
2 5 (1.08%) Puppet
3 3 (0.65%) Nagios
3 3 (0.65%) SCCM
3 3 (0.65%) SCDPM
3 3 (0.65%) SCOM
3 3 (0.65%) SCSM
3 3 (0.65%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.43%) Netcool
5 1 (0.22%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.22%) OPNET
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (11.88%) Oracle
2 43 (9.29%) Adobe
3 33 (7.13%) Cisco
4 27 (5.83%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.46%) CheckPoint
6 13 (2.81%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.81%) SAP
6 13 (2.81%) VMware
7 11 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.16%) Juniper
8 10 (2.16%) Remedy
9 9 (1.94%) Apple
9 9 (1.94%) IBM
10 8 (1.73%) HP
10 8 (1.73%) Huawei
11 7 (1.51%) ForgeRock
12 6 (1.30%) webMethods
13 5 (1.08%) Tellabs
13 5 (1.08%) Virgin Media
14 4 (0.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + none
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £32000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago