Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Senior Designer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 105 96
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.56% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.25% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Bristol median daily rate £325 £412 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.07% -1.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £376 £362
90th Percentile £428 £433 £515
South West median daily rate £363 £412 £418
% change year-on-year -11.96% -1.50% -7.11%
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 1871 1615 1632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.94% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1144 1202
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in Bristol

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Designer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Designer in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (9.09%) 3G
4 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 1 (9.09%) SS7
4 1 (9.09%) ISUP
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) Broadband
4 1 (9.09%) GSM
4 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Huawei

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (9.09%) 2G
2 1 (9.09%) 3G
2 1 (9.09%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) GSM
2 1 (9.09%) HSPA
2 1 (9.09%) ISUP
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) LTE
2 1 (9.09%) MVNO
2 1 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (9.09%) SS7
2 1 (9.09%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (9.09%) VoLTE
2 1 (9.09%) VoWiFi
2 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Actix
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Tekelec