The median contractor rate for a Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 34 44 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.65% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £393
% change year-on-year +6.66% -4.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 287 393 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.18% 97.76% 97.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 250 182
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 23
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +74.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Cambridge

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Cambridge

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Cambridge

Designer Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) UX Design
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) API Design
1 1 (25.00%) Wireframes

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) API Design
1 1 (25.00%) UX Design
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
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