Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 110 81
Rank change year-on-year +25 -29 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 26 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.57% 1.23% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.30% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -12.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £336 £263 £295
90th Percentile £446 £450 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +119.23% -67.09% +8.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,576 2,234 1,564
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.74% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 990 828
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £200
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 126 81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £10.09 £10.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.25 £42.79 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.96% +6.00%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Buckinghamshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 16 £415 +25.76% 5
Amersham - 4 £400 -
High Wycombe - 1 £375 - 1
Designer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 18 (69.23%) User Experience
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
4 7 (26.92%) Android
4 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
4 7 (26.92%) Service Design
5 6 (23.08%) CSS3
5 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Service Management
5 6 (23.08%) Web Design
5 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) SLA
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Banking
7 4 (15.38%) Data Management
7 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (15.38%) Axure RP
8 3 (11.54%) Android Development
8 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
8 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) Adobe
9 2 (7.69%) Python
9 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.69%) Sass

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Axure RP
1 4 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (7.69%) Babel
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
1 6 (23.08%) CSS3
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
2 2 (7.69%) Sass
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) User Experience
2 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Android
1 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Service Design
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Web Design
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Data Management
5 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.54%) Android Development
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
6 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) ES6
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow