Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Designer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 65 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 13 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.99% 0.77% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.78% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Cardiff median daily rate £443 £405 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.26% +5.19% +5.48%
South Wales median daily rate £450 £405 £430
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.81% +17.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £9.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £9.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 625 639 629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.57% 98.31% 97.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 448 493
Cardiff median daily rate £370 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £175 £208 £185
90th Percentile £525 £488 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 27
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.93% -10.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.40 £9.90
90th Percentile £39.00 £23.53 £20.14
South Wales median hourly rate £21.25 £17.25 £14.13
% change year-on-year +23.19% +22.12% -11.72%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Cardiff

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Cardiff

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Cardiff

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Cardiff region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Certification
4 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
4 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
4 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (7.69%) Service Design
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
5 1 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (7.69%) gulp
5 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Oozie
5 1 (7.69%) Grunt
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Grunt
1 1 (7.69%) gulp
1 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Perforce
2 1 (7.69%) Software AG
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