Period
to 27 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Content Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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.

Content Designer
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 552 637 668
Rank change year-on-year +85 +31 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Content Designer 137 227 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 156 114
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £313 £300
90th Percentile £491 £478 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK median hourly rate £17.51 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year -63.53% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 57,551 85,980 88,560
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 94.75% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,563 57,513 59,374
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,267 2,625 2,624
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.77%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.48 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +3.89%

Content Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Content Designer in England

Content Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Designer in England

Content Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Designer in England over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Designer in England

Content Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Designer in England

Content Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Designer within the England region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +110 47 £450 +6.13% 1
North of England +26 41 £388 +0.32% 1
South East +75 18 £330 -14.29% 6
Yorkshire +55 18 £413 +7.14%
Midlands +41 18 £365 -1.68%
North East +1 17 £330 -8.97% 1
West Midlands +29 16 £365 -3.95%
South West +25 12 £400 +1.59%
North West +26 6 £400 -8.57%
East Midlands +44 2 £450 +36.36%
East of England +31 1 - -
Content Designer
UK

Content Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, Content Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Content Designer in the job title.

1 84 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.53%) Publishing
3 56 (40.88%) User Experience
4 40 (29.20%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 38 (27.74%) Public Sector
6 34 (24.82%) Analytics
7 33 (24.09%) Content Strategy
8 30 (21.90%) Content Management
9 24 (17.52%) Legal
10 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
11 16 (11.68%) SEO
12 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (10.95%) Degree
12 15 (10.95%) User Stories
13 12 (8.76%) Social Media
13 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
13 12 (8.76%) Prototyping
13 12 (8.76%) Content Writing
13 12 (8.76%) Copywriting
14 10 (7.30%) Project Management
14 10 (7.30%) Service Design
14 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Identification
15 9 (6.57%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (6.57%) Marketing
15 9 (6.57%) Benchmarking
16 8 (5.84%) Google
16 8 (5.84%) CMS
17 7 (5.11%) HTML
17 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
18 6 (4.38%) Web Application Development

Content Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (5.84%) CMS
2 3 (2.19%) Jupyter
2 3 (2.19%) WordPress
3 1 (0.73%) Confluence
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Sketch
2 1 (0.73%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.46%) Amazon Alexa
3 2 (1.46%) Siri
4 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 61 (44.53%) Publishing
2 38 (27.74%) Public Sector
3 24 (17.52%) Legal
4 9 (6.57%) Marketing
5 5 (3.65%) Finance
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) HTML
2 3 (2.19%) Django
2 3 (2.19%) TensorFlow
2 3 (2.19%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (40.88%) User Experience
2 12 (8.76%) Social Media
3 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.19%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.19%) Animation
4 3 (2.19%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.46%) Photography
6 1 (0.73%) Blog
6 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.20%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 34 (24.82%) Analytics
4 33 (24.09%) Content Strategy
5 30 (21.90%) Content Management
6 16 (11.68%) SEO
7 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (10.95%) User Stories
8 12 (8.76%) Content Writing
8 12 (8.76%) Copywriting
8 12 (8.76%) Prototyping
9 10 (7.30%) Project Management
9 10 (7.30%) Service Design
9 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Identification
10 9 (6.57%) Benchmarking
11 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.38%) Web Application Development
13 5 (3.65%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (2.92%) Digital Marketing
14 4 (2.92%) Web Usability
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.95%) Degree
3 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (5.84%) Google
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco
3 2 (1.46%) Dell
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle
3 2 (1.46%) SAP
3 2 (1.46%) VMware
4 1 (0.73%) Omniture
4 1 (0.73%) RedDot
4 1 (0.73%) YouTube