The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham 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.

Senior Designer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £455 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £459 £413
% change year-on-year -12.80% +11.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 598 638 711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.30% 95.08% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 400 453
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Senior Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in Birmingham

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Designer in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Designer in Birmingham

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 Birmingham region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 3 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Service Design
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland