Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 19 November 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 67 50
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 42 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.02% 1.89% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 2.03% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 1
Croydon median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £388
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -42.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 801 493 332
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 93.19% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 311 211
Croydon median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £313
90th Percentile £649 £563 £525
South London median daily rate £488 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +14.71% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £35.25 £20.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.28% +70.78% +33.16%
10th Percentile £12.90 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £86.10 £95.00 £34.13
South London median hourly rate £41.42 £21.20 £19.74
% change year-on-year +95.35% +7.38% +23.39%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Croydon over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 17 (40.48%) HTML
5 16 (38.10%) Prototyping
6 15 (35.71%) Wireframes
7 13 (30.95%) User Experience
7 13 (30.95%) Publishing
8 10 (23.81%) Web Application Development
8 10 (23.81%) Typography
9 9 (21.43%) Service Design
10 8 (19.05%) CSS
11 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 5 (11.90%) Internet
12 5 (11.90%) Usability Testing
13 4 (9.52%) Human Factors
13 4 (9.52%) Ethnography
13 4 (9.52%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 4 (9.52%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
14 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
14 3 (7.14%) Law
15 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
15 2 (4.76%) Electronics
15 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
15 2 (4.76%) SEO
15 2 (4.76%) Finance
15 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
15 2 (4.76%) SAP
15 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
15 2 (4.76%) Marketing

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
General
1 13 (30.95%) Publishing
2 3 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Prototyping
3 15 (35.71%) Wireframes
4 10 (23.81%) Typography
4 10 (23.81%) Web Application Development
5 9 (21.43%) Service Design
6 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) Usability Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Ethnography
8 4 (9.52%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 4 (9.52%) Human Factors
8 4 (9.52%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.76%) SEO
9 2 (4.76%) User Stories
10 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.38%) UX Design
10 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe