The median contractor rate for a Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Designer
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 72 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 +25  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 57 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.44% 2.36% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.46% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 27
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £477 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.76 £175.00 £21.84
% change year-on-year -81.28% +701.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2198 2442 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.93% 96.14% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1386 1713
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 199 251
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 £11.06 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in the East of England

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Designer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in the East of England

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in the East of England

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in the East of England

Designer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Bedfordshire +9 21 £500 +17.64% 2
Hertfordshire 0 16 £425 +41.66% 1
Norfolk -16 10 £450 -4.25% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £338 -10.00% 2
East Anglia -2 3 - -
Suffolk +9 1 £525 +37.70% 1
Essex -18 1 £288 -8.00% 2
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.45%) SOA
3 24 (23.53%) Finance
4 21 (20.59%) HTML
4 21 (20.59%) CSS
4 21 (20.59%) User Experience
5 20 (19.61%) E-Commerce
5 20 (19.61%) Scrum
6 19 (18.63%) Marketing
7 17 (16.67%) User Stories
7 17 (16.67%) Wireframes
8 15 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (13.73%) REST
9 14 (13.73%) Microservices
9 14 (13.73%) Adobe
9 14 (13.73%) SOAP
9 14 (13.73%) C#
10 13 (12.75%) C++
10 13 (12.75%) Mentoring
10 13 (12.75%) Coaching
10 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
11 12 (11.76%) Photoshop
12 11 (10.78%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (9.80%) Flash
13 10 (9.80%) DV Cleared
14 9 (8.82%) HTML5
14 9 (8.82%) API Development
15 8 (7.84%) Software Delivery
15 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (7.84%) Degree

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (3.92%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.98%) Apache
2 1 (0.98%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) Marvel
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 11 (10.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.88%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (4.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (4.90%) InDesign
5 4 (3.92%) ImageReady
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.96%) UXPin
7 1 (0.98%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.98%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.98%) InVision
7 1 (0.98%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) LAN
1 6 (5.88%) SNMP
1 6 (5.88%) WAN
2 4 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (2.94%) 2G
3 3 (2.94%) 4G
3 3 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.96%) 3G
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.96%) FCoE
4 2 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.96%) GSM
4 2 (1.96%) HSPA
4 2 (1.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.96%) LTE
4 2 (1.96%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.96%) SMS
4 2 (1.96%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.92%) JUnit
2 4 (3.92%) Maven
3 3 (2.94%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 19 (18.63%) Marketing
3 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Dutch Language
5 3 (2.94%) French Language
5 3 (2.94%) German Language
6 2 (1.96%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) CSS
1 21 (20.59%) HTML
2 14 (13.73%) REST
2 14 (13.73%) SOAP
3 10 (9.80%) Flash
4 9 (8.82%) HTML5
5 5 (4.90%) RESTful
6 4 (3.92%) Apache Camel
6 4 (3.92%) Spring
7 3 (2.94%) CSS3
7 3 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.96%) J2EE
8 2 (1.96%) Java EE
9 1 (0.98%) .NET
9 1 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.98%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.98%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) User Experience
2 4 (3.92%) PKI
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.96%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.96%) W3C
5 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.98%) FMCG
5 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) iPhone
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.98%) Android
3 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.45%) SOA
3 20 (19.61%) E-Commerce
3 20 (19.61%) Scrum
4 17 (16.67%) User Stories
4 17 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 15 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (13.73%) Microservices
7 13 (12.75%) Coaching
7 13 (12.75%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.82%) API Development
9 8 (7.84%) Software Delivery
9 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.88%) API Design
10 6 (5.88%) Email Marketing
10 6 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.90%) Analytics
11 5 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.73%) C#
2 13 (12.75%) C++
3 7 (6.86%) Java
4 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.94%) C
6 1 (0.98%) MapBasic
6 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.98%) SQL
6 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.80%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.98%) CCNP
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) WSUS
2 1 (0.98%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Adobe
2 7 (6.86%) IBM
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.90%) Xerox
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco
5 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.92%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Actix
6 2 (1.96%) Brocade
7 1 (0.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.98%) Apple
7 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix
7 1 (0.98%) F5
7 1 (0.98%) Genesys
7 1 (0.98%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.98%) Huawei
7 1 (0.98%) hybris
7 1 (0.98%) Nokia
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
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