Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 18 February 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
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 34 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.80% 3.13% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 3.28% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 17
Brighton median daily rate £375 £344 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +61.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £292 £213 £181
90th Percentile £435 £400 £390
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £344 £219
% change year-on-year +16.36% +57.14% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Brighton median hourly rate - - £39.00
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £39.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Contract vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 304 305 390
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 95.31% 99.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 165 242
Brighton median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -3.57%
10th Percentile £156 £213 £201
90th Percentile £550 £525 £536
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £356 £340
% change year-on-year +5.34% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 14
Brighton median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.70% -14.29% -10.80%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.75 £13.95
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.00 £39.70
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -15.63% -13.51% -7.08%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Brighton

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Brighton

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Brighton over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Brighton

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Brighton

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Brighton region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Publishing
5 1 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) InVision

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) InVision
2 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
1 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
1 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
1 2 (22.22%) Service Design
1 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
2 1 (11.11%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
2 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe