The median contractor rate for a Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon 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
South West / Devon
Rank 16 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 21 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.98% 1.02% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.37% 1.04% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £350 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -34.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £350 £548
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 Devon. 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
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 251 193 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 95.44% 97.97% 98.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 139 116
Median daily rate £375 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.45% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +94.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £43.50 £36.00
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 Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Devon

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Devon

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Devon over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Devon

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Devon

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 17 £475 - 1
Exeter -11 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Designer
South West

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

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 Devon region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) CSS
2 19 (86.36%) HTML
3 17 (77.27%) Prototyping
4 15 (68.18%) User Experience
4 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) Degree
6 10 (45.45%) Typography
7 9 (40.91%) Front End Development
8 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
8 8 (36.36%) Service Design
8 8 (36.36%) Rapid Prototyping
9 7 (31.82%) Internet
9 7 (31.82%) Actionable Insight
9 7 (31.82%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
11 3 (13.64%) jQuery
11 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Time Management
11 3 (13.64%) HTML5
11 3 (13.64%) CSS3
12 2 (9.09%) D3.js
12 2 (9.09%) Highcharts JS
12 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
12 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (9.09%) Axure RP
12 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 2 (9.09%) Coaching
12 2 (9.09%) Visualisation

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.09%) InDesign
2 2 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) CSS
2 19 (86.36%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) CSS3
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) D3.js
4 2 (9.09%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) User Experience
2 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Prototyping
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Typography
4 9 (40.91%) Front End Development
5 8 (36.36%) Rapid Prototyping
5 8 (36.36%) Service Design
6 7 (31.82%) Actionable Insight
6 7 (31.82%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 3 (13.64%) Time Management
7 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) Infographics
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
8 2 (9.09%) Workflow
9 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (4.55%) Ethnography
9 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
9 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
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