The median contractor rate for a Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 26 35 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.12% 1.70% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 1.78% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Median daily rate £475 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £295 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.16% -3.84%  
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 Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 341 337 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 93.68% 95.74% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 217 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Coventry

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Coventry

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Coventry

Designer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

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

1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (78.95%) User Experience
2 13 (68.42%) Mobile App
2 13 (68.42%) Rapid Prototyping
2 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) CSS
2 13 (68.42%) Prototyping
3 11 (57.89%) Front End Development
4 10 (52.63%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Service Design
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
7 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
8 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) Data Integration

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) User Experience
2 13 (68.42%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Prototyping
2 13 (68.42%) Rapid Prototyping
3 11 (57.89%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Service Design
5 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow