Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 January 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 84 57
Rank change year-on-year +38 -27 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 68 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.62% 1.24% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 1.30% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 13 33
Bristol median daily rate £393 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £278
90th Percentile £544 £500 £469
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £32.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -24.42% +95.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,781 1,460 1,577
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.99% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,182 1,005 1,148
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £221 £230 £244
90th Percentile £525 £562 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 74 84
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +32.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £11.76 £12.20 £12.15
90th Percentile £57.88 £47.50 £47.05
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +62.50%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Bristol

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Bristol

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Bristol

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Bristol region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 38 (55.88%) User Experience
2 31 (45.59%) Finance
3 23 (33.82%) Adobe
4 19 (27.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (14.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
5 10 (14.71%) InVision
5 10 (14.71%) Marvel
6 9 (13.24%) Prototyping
6 9 (13.24%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.29%) Time Management
8 7 (10.29%) 2G
8 7 (10.29%) 3G
9 6 (8.82%) High Availability
9 6 (8.82%) LTE
10 5 (7.35%) Security Architecture
10 5 (7.35%) Information Architecture
10 5 (7.35%) Huawei
10 5 (7.35%) PCI DSS
10 5 (7.35%) Information Security
10 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.35%) CESG
10 5 (7.35%) ISSAP
10 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (7.35%) COBIT
10 5 (7.35%) WCDMA
10 5 (7.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (7.35%) CISSP
10 5 (7.35%) Nokia

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 10 (14.71%) Marvel
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (14.71%) InVision
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (7.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (7.35%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) InDesign
5 1 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.47%) Pixate
5 1 (1.47%) UXPin
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (10.29%) 2G
2 7 (10.29%) 3G
3 6 (8.82%) LTE
4 5 (7.35%) 4G
4 5 (7.35%) GSM
4 5 (7.35%) HSPA
4 5 (7.35%) WCDMA
5 4 (5.88%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.94%) 3GPP
6 2 (2.94%) Broadband
7 1 (1.47%) MIMO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 31 (45.59%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 3 (4.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (55.88%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) CESG
3 4 (5.88%) W3C
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Prototyping
2 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) Time Management
4 6 (8.82%) High Availability
5 5 (7.35%) Information Architecture
5 5 (7.35%) Information Security
5 5 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (7.35%) SABSA
5 5 (7.35%) Security Architecture
5 5 (7.35%) Service Design
5 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.35%) Wireframes
6 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.41%) BDD
7 3 (4.41%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (4.41%) Kanban
7 3 (4.41%) Scrum
7 3 (4.41%) TDD
8 2 (2.94%) Benchmarking
8 2 (2.94%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.94%) VB
1 2 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) CISSP
1 5 (7.35%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) COBIT
1 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 5 (7.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Adobe
2 5 (7.35%) Huawei
2 5 (7.35%) Nokia
3 4 (5.88%) Actix
4 1 (1.47%) Sitecore