The median contractor rate for a Designer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 25 June 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 34 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.51% 3.31% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 3.51% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £488 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £21.84
% change year-on-year -87.14% +701.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 186 228 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 95.38% 94.21% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 160 86
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1000.00% -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Croydon

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Croydon

Designer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Croydon region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Animation
4 1 (20.00%) Psychology
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (20.00%) SCORM
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Content Development
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Multimedia

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (20.00%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Content Development
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Psychology
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared