The median contractor rate for a Designer was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 24 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
South West / Devon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.79% 3.64% 7.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 3.81% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Median daily rate £345 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.27% -44.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £195 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £315 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £92.50 £21.84
% change year-on-year -75.67% +323.63%  

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 323 210 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.42% 95.45% 97.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 117 123
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.70 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 - 4 £365 - 1
Designer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Devon region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 20 (74.07%) HTML
3 18 (66.67%) User Experience
4 17 (62.96%) Prototyping
5 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (40.74%) Degree
7 10 (37.04%) Typography
8 9 (33.33%) Front End Development
9 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
9 8 (29.63%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (29.63%) Internet
9 8 (29.63%) Service Design
10 7 (25.93%) Actionable Insight
10 7 (25.93%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 6 (22.22%) Adobe
12 5 (18.52%) jQuery
12 5 (18.52%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (18.52%) Time Management
13 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
13 4 (14.81%) HTML5
13 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
13 4 (14.81%) CSS3
13 4 (14.81%) D3.js
13 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
13 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
13 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
14 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
15 2 (7.41%) Graphic Design
15 2 (7.41%) Use Case

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (18.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (7.41%) InDesign
3 2 (7.41%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 20 (74.07%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) CSS3
4 4 (14.81%) D3.js
4 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.41%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) User Experience
2 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Prototyping
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Typography
4 9 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 8 (29.63%) Rapid Prototyping
5 8 (29.63%) Service Design
6 7 (25.93%) Actionable Insight
6 7 (25.93%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 5 (18.52%) Time Management
8 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
9 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
10 2 (7.41%) Coaching
10 2 (7.41%) Infographics
10 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Use Case
10 2 (7.41%) UX Design
10 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) SAP