The median contractor rate for a Designer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 30 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 55 98
Rank change year-on-year -26 +43  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 32 75 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.69% 3.37% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 3.53% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 55 10
Median daily rate £405 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1766 2125 2009
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.29% 95.46% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1418 1143
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 90 127
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Hampshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Hampshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Hampshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Hampshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Designer in Hampshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Basingstoke +12 12 £100 -73.33% 1
Portsmouth -4 3 - -
Hook -13 3 £405 -12.90%
Southampton +4 2 £513 +36.66% 1
Winchester -5 1 £550 +33.33%
Fareham - 1 £330 - 1
Havant - 1 - -
Liss - 1 £300 -
Designer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 18 (18.00%) Billing
2 15 (15.00%) Service Management
3 13 (13.00%) Windows
3 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (12.00%) CRM
4 12 (12.00%) VMware
5 11 (11.00%) TOGAF
5 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (11.00%) Finance
6 10 (10.00%) UML
6 10 (10.00%) Photoshop
6 10 (10.00%) Citrix
6 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.00%) XenServer
6 10 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 10 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (10.00%) Skype for Business
6 10 (10.00%) NetScaler
7 9 (9.00%) OAuth
7 9 (9.00%) QA
7 9 (9.00%) Marketing
7 9 (9.00%) Cisco
7 9 (9.00%) IVR
7 9 (9.00%) Cramer
7 9 (9.00%) Amdocs OSS
8 8 (8.00%) LDAP

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.00%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.00%) Smallworld
3 2 (2.00%) WordPress
4 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.00%) CICS
4 1 (1.00%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.00%) Commerce Server 2007
4 1 (1.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.00%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.00%) CATIA
4 1 (1.00%) InDesign
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) CloudSense
2 3 (3.00%) IaaS
2 3 (3.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 8 (8.00%) LDAP
3 5 (5.00%) Broadband
3 5 (5.00%) DNS
3 5 (5.00%) SMTP
4 4 (4.00%) SSL
5 3 (3.00%) BGP
5 3 (3.00%) Firewall
5 3 (3.00%) Intranet
5 3 (3.00%) MVNO
5 3 (3.00%) OSPF
5 3 (3.00%) VLAN
5 3 (3.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.00%) DOCSIS
6 2 (2.00%) LAN
7 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.00%) Internet
7 1 (1.00%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) DB2
1 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.00%) ERwin
2 1 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 18 (18.00%) Billing
2 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.00%) Marketing
4 4 (4.00%) Publishing
5 3 (3.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) OAuth
2 6 (6.00%) CSS
2 6 (6.00%) HTML
2 6 (6.00%) SAML
3 5 (5.00%) Web Services
4 4 (4.00%) Flash
5 3 (3.00%) .NET
6 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.00%) jQuery
6 2 (2.00%) REST
6 2 (2.00%) SOAP
6 2 (2.00%) WSDL
6 2 (2.00%) XML
6 2 (2.00%) XSD
7 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.00%) CSS3
7 1 (1.00%) HTML5
7 1 (1.00%) ISPF
7 1 (1.00%) Leaflet
7 1 (1.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) IVR
2 7 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Handset
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.00%) PKI
4 2 (2.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.00%) CESG
5 1 (1.00%) Derivative
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) IPTV
5 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.00%) STB
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 10 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.00%) Service Management
2 12 (12.00%) CRM
3 11 (11.00%) TOGAF
4 10 (10.00%) UML
5 7 (7.00%) Data Encryption
6 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.00%) Change Management
7 5 (5.00%) Information Security
7 5 (5.00%) Prototyping
8 4 (4.00%) SOA
8 4 (4.00%) Workflow
9 3 (3.00%) Analytics
9 3 (3.00%) Document Management
9 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.00%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (3.00%) Logistics
9 3 (3.00%) Migration
9 3 (3.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.00%) COBOL
3 2 (2.00%) JCL
4 1 (1.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) Degree
3 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.00%) CCDP
4 5 (5.00%) CCNP
4 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.00%) CCSP
5 2 (2.00%) CISM
5 2 (2.00%) CISSP
5 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.00%) PMO
4 1 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 10 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 10 (10.00%) XenServer
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 7 (7.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (12.00%) VMware
3 10 (10.00%) Citrix
4 9 (9.00%) Cisco
4 9 (9.00%) Cramer
5 6 (6.00%) Remedy
6 5 (5.00%) Adobe
7 4 (4.00%) Huawei
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle
8 2 (2.00%) Brocade
8 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.00%) Intergraph
8 2 (2.00%) Juniper
8 2 (2.00%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.00%) BMC
9 1 (1.00%) IBM
9 1 (1.00%) Intel
9 1 (1.00%) Quark
9 1 (1.00%) TIBCO