The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 58 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 12 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.42% 1.29% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Median daily rate £410 £418 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 813 828 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.99% 97.41% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 586 640
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £508 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.10 £38.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 June 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 11 (68.75%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Nokia
5 1 (6.25%) 3G
5 1 (6.25%) UTRAN
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) MS Access
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) GSM
5 1 (6.25%) SMS
5 1 (6.25%) 3GPP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (6.25%) 2G
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
2 1 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (6.25%) GSM
2 1 (6.25%) HSPA
2 1 (6.25%) LTE
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) UTRAN
2 1 (6.25%) WCDMA
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Content Management
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Copywriting
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Typography
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) VB
1 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Actix
2 1 (6.25%) Huawei
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle