Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 48 49
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 27 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.62% 3.09% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 3.37% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 7
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £263
90th Percentile £523 £660 £504
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £438 £370
% change year-on-year -8.57% +18.24% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £29.75 £23.39
% change year-on-year -27.73% +27.22% +4.28%

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 694 889 683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.03% 91.46% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 661 432
Coventry median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 40
Coventry median hourly rate £21.25 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -6.25% -29.48%
10th Percentile £12.68 £10.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £36.08 £27.88 £31.92
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.92 £17.00
% change year-on-year +9.92% -6.35% +5.72%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Coventry over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 January 2018, 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) User Experience
3 8 (29.63%) Service Design
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) Retail
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) JIRA
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) SEO
6 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 4 (14.81%) React
6 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
7 3 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (11.11%) Adobe
7 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) Web Design
8 2 (7.41%) Wireframes
9 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (3.70%) InDesign
9 1 (3.70%) Legal

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:

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) React
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Service Design
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
4 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
4 4 (14.81%) SEO
5 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 3 (11.11%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Wireframes
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) User Stories
7 1 (3.70%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe