Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £333 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 17 November 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 83 36
Rank change year-on-year +42 -47 -
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.80% 0.50% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.53% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
County Antrim median daily rate £333 - £315
10th Percentile £313 - £308
90th Percentile £360 - £329
Northern Ireland median daily rate £333 - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. 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
County Antrim
Contract vacancies in County Antrim with a recognized job title 307 567 264
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.19% 95.29% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 442 148
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +17.86% +12.00%
10th Percentile £297 £290 £138
90th Percentile £538 £513 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -0.12% +17.86% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 32
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.07% -1.75% -6.56%
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.35 £21.00 £19.80
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.75 £14.28 £14.25
% change year-on-year +24.30% +0.21% -6.56%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in County Antrim

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in County Antrim

Designer
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Belfast +38 6 £333 -
Designer
Northern Ireland

Designer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 County Antrim region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Prototyping
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Ethnography
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Value Proposition
3 2 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
4 1 (16.67%) API Design
4 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Retail

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) OLAP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
2 2 (33.33%) Ethnography
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Value Proposition
2 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL