Period
to 21 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 92 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 -50 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 34 35 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.88% 1.69% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.77% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 61
Bristol median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% -10.86%
10th Percentile £350 £321 £313
90th Percentile £975 £518 £475
South West median daily rate £401 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -5.76% +8.97% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,707 1,979 1,781
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.15% 95.65% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,144 1,363 1,176
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £217 £263 £239
90th Percentile £613 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 54
Bristol median hourly rate £33.75 £33.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +92.63% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.93 £11.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.36 £49.25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -9.09%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020, 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 Bristol region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 15 (44.12%) User Experience
2 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
4 10 (29.41%) Service Design
5 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) Wireframes
6 8 (23.53%) Adobe
6 8 (23.53%) Sketch
7 7 (20.59%) Public Sector
7 7 (20.59%) HTML
7 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) CMS
8 6 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (17.65%) Office 365
9 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (14.71%) Marketing
9 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
9 5 (14.71%) Electronics
9 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
9 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
9 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
9 5 (14.71%) SAP
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.76%) Cisco
10 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) Active Directory

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 6 (17.65%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Sketch
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.82%) Figma
3 3 (8.82%) InVision
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (5.88%) InDesign
4 2 (5.88%) Marvel
4 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Azure
3 3 (8.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Skype
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) BGP
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.82%) DAB
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) OSPF
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (20.59%) Public Sector
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Electronics
3 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.71%) Marketing
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) User Experience
2 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Blog
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Service Design
2 8 (23.53%) Wireframes
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
4 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Prototyping
5 4 (11.76%) Security Hardening
5 4 (11.76%) Service Management
5 4 (11.76%) Usability Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Lua
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (8.82%) CCDP
5 3 (8.82%) CCNP
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.82%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
1 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Adobe
2 5 (14.71%) SAP
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Brocade
4 3 (8.82%) Juniper
5 2 (5.88%) Google
5 2 (5.88%) Sitecore