Period
to 25 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 38 61
Rank change year-on-year -52 +23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 27 70 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.48% 4.05% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 4.25% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 32
Bristol median daily rate £431 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £264 £310 £313
90th Percentile £570 £495 £451
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £47.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £44.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year - +119.75% -

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 1,757 1,647 1,586
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.37% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,172 1,046 1,080
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £233
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 65 56
Bristol median hourly rate £34.75 £23.50 £29.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.87% -19.06% -13.59%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.00 £47.72
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £29.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +37.29% -23.38% +3.36%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019, 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 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) User Experience
3 11 (40.74%) Wireframes
4 10 (37.04%) Prototyping
4 10 (37.04%) Sketch
5 8 (29.63%) Adobe
5 8 (29.63%) InVision
6 7 (25.93%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Zeplin
7 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.81%) Big Data
8 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) Data Management
8 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) ETL
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Marketing
9 3 (11.11%) Data Strategy
9 3 (11.11%) Axure RP
9 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Sketch
2 8 (29.63%) InVision
3 5 (18.52%) Zeplin
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe XD
4 1 (3.70%) Figma
4 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
2 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.70%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) Big Data
2 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) Data Lake
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.41%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Photography
4 1 (3.70%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Wireframes
3 10 (37.04%) Prototyping
4 7 (25.93%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) Data Management
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Data Strategy
7 3 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Service Design
9 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Scala
1 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Informatica
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle