The table below looks at the statistics for the Instructional Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Instructional Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Instructional Designer
Rank 648 636 612
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Instructional Designer 16 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.020% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Average daily rate £289 £369 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.69% +75.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £513 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £369 £205
% change year-on-year
-13.22% +79.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Instructional Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Instructional Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Instructional Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Instructional Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Instructional Designer within the UK.

Instructional Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Instructional Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Instructional Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Instructional Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Instructional Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Instructional Designer within the UK.

Instructional Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Instructional Designer
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Instructional Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 16 £289 -43.65%
London -14 9 £288 -16.36%
South West +8 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
East of England +11 1 £350 -
South East -17 1 £290 -43.41%
Slough - 1 £290 -
Coventry - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £290 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -

Instructional Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Instructional Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Instructional Designer in their job title.

1 24 (85.71%) e-Learning
2 13 (46.43%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) QA
4 9 (32.14%) Multimedia
5 7 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (25.00%) MS Office
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) Banking
6 5 (17.86%) Moodle
7 4 (14.29%) Learning Management System
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) Office 365
8 3 (10.71%) Video Editing
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) Adobe
8 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
8 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.14%) CRM
9 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (7.14%) Document Management
9 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (7.14%) Content Development
9 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
9 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (7.14%) iManage
9 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
10 1 (3.57%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared

Instructional Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Instructional Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Instructional Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Moodle
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
1 7 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
General
1 9 (32.14%) Multimedia
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) e-Learning
2 4 (14.29%) Learning Management System
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Video Editing
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Animation
5 1 (3.57%) Psychology
5 1 (3.57%) SCORM
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Project Management
2 2 (7.14%) Content Development
2 2 (7.14%) CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Document Management
2 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.57%) Content Management
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.57%) CIPD
1 1 (3.57%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) iManage
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP