The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 28 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.92% 2.53% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.60% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £115 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+258.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+179.06% -46.25%
Designer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
210 154 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.33% 97.47% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 90 70
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £19.80 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Staffordshire region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Staffordshire region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Staffordshire region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Stafford - 1 £475 -
Designer
West Midlands

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft