Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 72 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.91% 0.54% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.58% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Gloucestershire median daily rate £250 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £202 £363 £144
90th Percentile £290 £448 £446
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £9.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 617 860 977
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 92.77% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 485 586
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £180 £202
90th Percentile £500 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 84 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £39.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -29.97% +42.80%
10th Percentile £10.64 £11.36 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.66 £45.55 £49.38
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Gloucestershire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Gloucestershire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Gloucestershire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Gloucester -6 2 - -
Cirencester - 2 £275 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Designer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) InVision
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) UMTS
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) GSM
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) InVision
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) UMTS
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 2 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco