Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 90 96
Rank change year-on-year -33 +6 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 88 103 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.72% 2.11% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.21% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 98
East of England median daily rate £463 £385 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.13% -3.14% +13.57%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £106
90th Percentile £546 £496 £499
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
East of England median hourly rate - £28.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +128.00% -87.98%
England median hourly rate £23.00 £34.99 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.26% +62.73% -2.27%

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 4804 4662 5665
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 95.67% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2763 2685 3316
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £207
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 373 537
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.60 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Norfolk -1 28 £463 -1.60%
Hertfordshire -9 28 £425 +54.55% 2
Bedfordshire -8 21 £500 +36.99% 1
Suffolk +4 4 £275 -8.33%
Cambridgeshire -13 4 £325 +13.04% 2
Essex -22 2 £525 +68.00% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.05%) SOA
3 27 (30.68%) Finance
4 26 (29.55%) E-Commerce
5 24 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (22.73%) Adobe
7 19 (21.59%) HTML
8 18 (20.45%) Marketing
9 17 (19.32%) Mentoring
9 17 (19.32%) Coaching
9 17 (19.32%) User Experience
10 16 (18.18%) CSS
11 12 (13.64%) Microservices
11 12 (13.64%) User Stories
11 12 (13.64%) C#
11 12 (13.64%) C++
11 12 (13.64%) Degree
12 11 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (12.50%) HTML5
12 11 (12.50%) Wireframes
13 10 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 10 (11.36%) REST
13 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
13 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
13 10 (11.36%) API Development
13 10 (11.36%) SOAP
14 9 (10.23%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (10.23%) Scrum
15 8 (9.09%) Retail
15 8 (9.09%) Flash

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 1 (1.14%) Apache
1 1 (1.14%) CMS
1 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Adobe After Effects
2 6 (6.82%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.27%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.14%) CATIA
6 1 (1.14%) ImageReady
6 1 (1.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (1.14%) PTC Creo
6 1 (1.14%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.14%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (4.55%) Silverpop
3 2 (2.27%) CheetahMail
3 2 (2.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) LAN
1 7 (7.95%) WAN
2 6 (6.82%) SNMP
3 4 (4.55%) AMQP
3 4 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.41%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) ADSL
5 1 (1.14%) Broadband
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.14%) DSL
5 1 (1.14%) SAN
5 1 (1.14%) SMS
5 1 (1.14%) VDSL
5 1 (1.14%) VPN
5 1 (1.14%) Wireless
5 1 (1.14%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 27 (30.68%) Finance
2 18 (20.45%) Marketing
3 8 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) HTML
2 16 (18.18%) CSS
3 11 (12.50%) HTML5
4 10 (11.36%) REST
4 10 (11.36%) SOAP
5 8 (9.09%) Flash
6 4 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (4.55%) MSMQ
7 2 (2.27%) CSS3
8 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.14%) Material Design
8 1 (1.14%) RESTful
8 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) User Experience
2 7 (7.95%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.55%) PKI
4 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.41%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) FMCG
5 1 (1.14%) iPhone
5 1 (1.14%) Photography
5 1 (1.14%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 4 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.05%) SOA
3 26 (29.55%) E-Commerce
4 24 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (19.32%) Coaching
5 17 (19.32%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.64%) Microservices
6 12 (13.64%) User Stories
7 11 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 10 (11.36%) API Development
9 9 (10.23%) Scrum
10 7 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (7.95%) Strategic Thinking
11 6 (6.82%) Email Marketing
11 6 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (5.68%) Compliance Management
13 4 (4.55%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) C#
1 12 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (3.41%) C
3 1 (1.14%) Java
3 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CCIE
5 1 (1.14%) CCNP
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (1.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Adobe
2 7 (7.95%) Xerox
3 5 (5.68%) IBM
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Apple
5 1 (1.14%) Aruba
5 1 (1.14%) BT
5 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco
5 1 (1.14%) Citrix
5 1 (1.14%) F5
5 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.14%) Genesys
5 1 (1.14%) hybris
5 1 (1.14%) McAfee
5 1 (1.14%) Omniture
5 1 (1.14%) Qualys
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Siemens