Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 106 87
Rank change year-on-year -15 -19 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 87 99 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.73% 2.05% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.18% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 77 84
East of England median daily rate £463 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £519 £553 £489
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £19.25
10th Percentile £36.00 - £11.78
90th Percentile £44.00 - £27.33
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.55
% change year-on-year +59.09% -25.55% +34.32%

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,743 4,549 4,783
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.18% 93.97% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,754 2,652 2,739
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 364 383
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -10.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.85 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +6.92%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 31 £500 +17.65% 8
Bedfordshire -4 18 £333 -33.50% 2
Essex +4 10 £500 +37.46% 4
Norfolk -1 10 £494 +6.76%
Suffolk -8 9 £398 -24.29% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £450 +45.75% 8
East Anglia -10 1 - - 4
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 43 (49.43%) User Experience
2 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (19.54%) Retail
5 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 14 (16.09%) Wireframes
6 14 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (14.94%) HTML
8 11 (12.64%) Finance
8 11 (12.64%) Service Design
9 10 (11.49%) B2B
9 10 (11.49%) Adobe
9 10 (11.49%) Prototyping
10 9 (10.34%) Java
10 9 (10.34%) CSS
10 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
11 8 (9.20%) Degree
12 7 (8.05%) Axure RP
12 7 (8.05%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
12 7 (8.05%) Photoshop
13 6 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (6.90%) Marketing
13 6 (6.90%) Coaching
13 6 (6.90%) Analytics
13 6 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (6.90%) HTML5
13 6 (6.90%) Graphic Design
14 5 (5.75%) Email Marketing

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 3 (3.45%) Confluence
1 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.60%) InVision
3 4 (4.60%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (3.45%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.30%) ImageReady
6 1 (1.15%) InDesign
6 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) IaaS
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.15%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
1 3 (3.45%) SMS
2 2 (2.30%) MPLS
2 2 (2.30%) SAN
3 1 (1.15%) 2G
3 1 (1.15%) 3G
3 1 (1.15%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.15%) 4G
3 1 (1.15%) BGP
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.15%) Junos
3 1 (1.15%) LAN
3 1 (1.15%) LTE
3 1 (1.15%) Multicast
3 1 (1.15%) OSPF
3 1 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
3 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.60%) JIRA
3 3 (3.45%) CA Gen
4 2 (2.30%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.15%) Maven
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 17 (19.54%) Retail
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) HTML
2 9 (10.34%) CSS
3 6 (6.90%) HTML5
4 4 (4.60%) CSS3
4 4 (4.60%) J2EE
4 4 (4.60%) SOAP
4 4 (4.60%) Web Services
4 4 (4.60%) XML
5 3 (3.45%) REST
5 3 (3.45%) Swagger
6 2 (2.30%) .NET
6 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.30%) Flash
6 2 (2.30%) jQuery
6 2 (2.30%) React
6 2 (2.30%) Spring
6 2 (2.30%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.15%) Redux
7 1 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (49.43%) User Experience
2 6 (6.90%) Graphic Design
3 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.60%) Animation
5 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) IPTV
5 3 (3.45%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) Derivative
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) NHS
6 2 (2.30%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.15%) EPoS
7 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) Social Media
7 1 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 14 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (16.09%) Wireframes
5 11 (12.64%) Service Design
6 10 (11.49%) B2B
6 10 (11.49%) Prototyping
7 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.90%) Analytics
8 6 (6.90%) Coaching
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.75%) Customer-Centricity
9 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.75%) Email Marketing
9 5 (5.75%) SOA
10 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.60%) Human Factors
10 4 (4.60%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) Java
2 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.45%) Perl
3 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.45%) Python
3 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) C++
4 1 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) MCSA
2 2 (2.30%) MCSE
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.15%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.15%) GDPR
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Ansible
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
1 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Adobe
2 5 (5.75%) Informatica
3 4 (4.60%) IBM
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.45%) BEA
4 3 (3.45%) Pega
4 3 (3.45%) webMethods
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Dell
5 2 (2.30%) Google
5 2 (2.30%) Juniper
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.30%) Omniture
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) Apple
6 1 (1.15%) Capita
6 1 (1.15%) hybris
6 1 (1.15%) SAP