The median contractor rate for a Designer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 54 84
Rank change year-on-year -25 +30  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 44 72 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.07% 2.91% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 3.02% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 33
Median daily rate £413 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £493 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.98% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £11.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +10.00%  

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 2026 2385 2564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.43% 96.40% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1236 1386 1443
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 171 251
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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
Norfolk +2 16 £455 -1.08% 1
Hertfordshire -4 11 £335 -2.54% 2
Essex -6 5 £325 +30.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £463 +23.33% 3
Suffolk -4 4 £210 -42.06%
Bedfordshire -11 3 £374 -35.00% 3
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.93%) User Experience
3 16 (19.75%) Wireframes
4 15 (18.52%) Finance
5 13 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.58%) Scrum
6 11 (13.58%) HTML
6 11 (13.58%) CSS
7 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
7 10 (12.35%) Prototyping
8 9 (11.11%) Coaching
8 9 (11.11%) Cisco
8 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 8 (9.88%) Adobe
9 8 (9.88%) Photoshop
9 8 (9.88%) MS Office
9 8 (9.88%) Marketing
9 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (8.64%) Analytics
10 7 (8.64%) SDLC
10 7 (8.64%) Retail
10 7 (8.64%) e-Learning
10 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (7.41%) CCNA
11 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
11 6 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
11 6 (7.41%) Network Design
11 6 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 (4.94%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) Marvel
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
2 8 (9.88%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.70%) InDesign
4 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.47%) ImageReady
5 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.47%) UXPin
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.23%) Camtasia
6 1 (1.23%) InVision
6 1 (1.23%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) LAN
1 5 (6.17%) WAN
1 5 (6.17%) WLAN
2 4 (4.94%) 2G
2 4 (4.94%) 4G
2 4 (4.94%) Firewall
2 4 (4.94%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.70%) Internet
3 3 (3.70%) Wireless
4 2 (2.47%) 3G
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.47%) FCoE
4 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.47%) GSM
4 2 (2.47%) HSPA
4 2 (2.47%) LTE
4 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.47%) WCDMA
4 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.23%) GIS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.94%) JUnit
2 4 (4.94%) Maven
3 2 (2.47%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Marketing
3 7 (8.64%) Retail
4 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.23%) French Language
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) CSS
1 11 (13.58%) HTML
2 4 (4.94%) Apache Camel
2 4 (4.94%) Flash
2 4 (4.94%) RESTful
2 4 (4.94%) Spring
3 3 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (2.47%) CSS3
4 2 (2.47%) J2EE
4 2 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.23%) Java EE
5 1 (1.23%) JRules
5 1 (1.23%) JSON
5 1 (1.23%) REST
5 1 (1.23%) SOAP
5 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) User Experience
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) e-Learning
4 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.94%) Video Editing
6 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.70%) NHS
6 3 (3.70%) SCORM
7 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.47%) W3C
8 1 (1.23%) Animation
8 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.23%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Android
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) Wireframes
3 13 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.58%) Scrum
5 10 (12.35%) Prototyping
6 9 (11.11%) Coaching
7 7 (8.64%) Analytics
7 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.64%) SDLC
8 6 (7.41%) Network Design
8 6 (7.41%) Usability Testing
9 5 (6.17%) API Design
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.17%) Data Analytics
9 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.17%) Migration
9 5 (6.17%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (6.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.17%) Java
3 2 (2.47%) MapBasic
3 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.41%) CCNA
3 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) CCA
4 3 (3.70%) CCNP
4 3 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.70%) MCP
4 3 (3.70%) MCSE
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) Firmware
3 2 (2.47%) NFS
4 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.23%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Cisco
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Adobe
3 5 (6.17%) Omniture
3 5 (6.17%) VMware
4 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 4 (4.94%) Optimizely
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.47%) Actix
5 2 (2.47%) Brocade
5 2 (2.47%) Huawei
5 2 (2.47%) Nokia
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) F5
6 1 (1.23%) Genesys
6 1 (1.23%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.23%) Mapinfo
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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