The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Software Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Designer
UK
Rank - 634 622
Contract jobs requiring a Software Designer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Software Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Software Designer in the job title.

Software Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Designer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Software Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Software Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Designer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Software 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 featuring Software Designer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Software Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle