The median contractor rate for a Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 4.40% 8.89% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 8.89% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -9.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.98% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 89 45 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 97.80% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 35
Median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.11% -  
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 Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Gatwick

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Gatwick

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Gatwick

Designer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

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 Gatwick region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Animation
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (100.00%) Typography
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Degree

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Animation
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Typography
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apple