Period
to 11 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 78 75
Rank change year-on-year +34 -3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 4 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.89% 0.35% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.37% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Median daily rate £525 £510 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +36.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £318 £428 £333
90th Percentile £550 £600 £451
East of England median daily rate £500 £433 £350
% change year-on-year +15.61% +23.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 423 1,071 1,026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 606 517
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £264 £198 £246
90th Percentile £616 £625 £575
East of England median daily rate £430 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -3.37% +4.71% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 119 106
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% - -26.67%
10th Percentile £12.13 £10.30 £11.44
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% -5.71%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Cambridgeshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Designer in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Designer in Cambridgeshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Designer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Designer in Cambridgeshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Designer in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Designer in Cambridgeshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
Cambridge +29 2 £550 +7.84% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £250 - 1
Designer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
1 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) InVision
2 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Ergonomics
2 2 (50.00%) Human Factors
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Balsamiq
2 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Qualitative Research
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (50.00%) Quantitative Research
2 2 (50.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe XD
3 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (25.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Instructional Design

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (25.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (25.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe XD
1 2 (50.00%) InVision
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (25.00%) Camtasia
2 1 (25.00%) GIMP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (50.00%) Balsamiq
2 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (25.00%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (25.00%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) Ergonomics
2 2 (50.00%) Human Factors
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Qualitative Research
2 2 (50.00%) Quantitative Research
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Instructional Design
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) ESRI
2 1 (25.00%) Lumension
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) VMware