The median contractor rate for a Designer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 28 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.

Designer
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.38% 2.67% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.69% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £394 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +1.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £444 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.98% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 203 297 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 93.55% 99.00% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 198 164
Median daily rate £350 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 23
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in East Sussex

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in East Sussex

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in East Sussex

Designer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hove +2 2 £400 -
Brighton -5 1 £388 +8.77% 1
Designer
South East

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Sussex region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) User Experience
1 8 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (16.67%) Moodle
5 2 (16.67%) SCORM
5 2 (16.67%) EngageOne
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) e-Learning
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (8.33%) B2B
6 1 (8.33%) B2C

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (16.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
1 2 (16.67%) EngageOne
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) e-Learning
3 2 (16.67%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe