The median contractor rate for a Designer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 28 22 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.73% 4.28% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 4.32% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £388 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +1.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.16% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +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 Brighton. 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
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 129 185 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 94.16% 98.93% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 120 126
Median daily rate £350 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Brighton

Designer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Brighton region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) User Experience
1 8 (80.00%) Wireframes
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (20.00%) SCORM
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
5 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Moodle
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (10.00%) B2B
6 1 (10.00%) B2C
6 1 (10.00%) Photoshop

Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (20.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (20.00%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Wireframes
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe