Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 23 October 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 45 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 34 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.82% 2.48% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 2.67% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 32
Coventry median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% +220.00%
10th Percentile £419 £313 £338
90th Percentile £500 £523 £673
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £26.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £26.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year -0.93% -10.08% +27.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 831 637 903
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.48% 92.86% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 436 626
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £181 £287
90th Percentile £588 £538 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 37
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.43% +11.67% -
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £29.55 £40.38 £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.34% +8.02% -11.76%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Coventry region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) User Experience
3 13 (38.24%) Wireframes
4 11 (32.35%) Prototyping
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
5 9 (26.47%) SEO
6 7 (20.59%) CSS
7 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (17.65%) Analytics
7 6 (17.65%) Mobile First
7 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (14.71%) Node.js
8 5 (14.71%) HTML5
8 5 (14.71%) Web Usability
8 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.71%) Web Design
8 5 (14.71%) gulp
8 5 (14.71%) Semantic HTML
8 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
9 4 (11.76%) Public Cloud
9 4 (11.76%) Grunt
9 4 (11.76%) MVC
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) Ajax
9 4 (11.76%) .NET
9 4 (11.76%) OOP
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) GitHub
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Heroku
2 1 (2.94%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.71%) gulp
2 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
2 4 (11.76%) Grunt
3 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Automotive
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 5 (14.71%) HTML5
3 5 (14.71%) Node.js
3 5 (14.71%) Semantic HTML
4 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) Ajax
4 4 (11.76%) jQuery
4 4 (11.76%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) Express
6 1 (2.94%) Material Design
6 1 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) User Experience
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.82%) Social Media
5 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.94%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Wireframes
3 11 (32.35%) Prototyping
4 9 (26.47%) SEO
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Mobile First
5 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
6 5 (14.71%) Web Design
6 5 (14.71%) Web Usability
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
7 4 (11.76%) CQRS
7 4 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) OOP
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Marketing Automation
8 3 (8.82%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) WAI
1 1 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) IAG
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) SAP