Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 61 65
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 28 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.81% 2.24% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.32% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 21
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.55% -26.67% +42.86%
10th Percentile £174 £182 £150
90th Percentile £659 £538 £450
East of England median daily rate £463 £395 £398
% change year-on-year +17.09% -0.63% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £28.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +128.00% -93.24%
East of England median hourly rate - £28.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +128.00% -87.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1441 1335 1529
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.91% 96.67% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 766 776
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 80 156
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.84 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.10% -14.71% +10.43%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Hertfordshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Hertfordshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Hertfordshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Hertfordshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Welwyn Garden City +9 9 £350 -29.11%
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £475 -
Hatfield - 3 £135 - 1
Watford -8 2 £219 -20.45%
Designer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 12 (42.86%) Marketing
2 11 (39.29%) Adobe
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 10 (35.71%) Degree
3 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) HTML5
4 9 (32.14%) Adobe After Effects
4 9 (32.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 8 (28.57%) User Experience
5 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (28.57%) CSS
6 7 (25.00%) Flash
6 7 (25.00%) SLA
6 7 (25.00%) Xerox
6 7 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (21.43%) Retail
7 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (21.43%) LAN
7 6 (21.43%) WAN
7 6 (21.43%) SNMP
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.86%) Compliance Management
9 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 4 (14.29%) Remote Desktop

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.57%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.57%) CATIA
3 1 (3.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (3.57%) PTC Creo
3 1 (3.57%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) SNMP
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
General
1 12 (42.86%) Marketing
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.57%) Automotive
5 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) HTML5
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 4 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Photography
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.57%) Kali Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 7 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (17.86%) Compliance Management
6 3 (10.71%) Network Management
7 2 (7.14%) Email Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.57%) Data Management
8 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security
8 1 (3.57%) PLM
8 1 (3.57%) Product Management
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.57%) Usability Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Use Case
8 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
1 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Adobe
2 7 (25.00%) Xerox
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Genesys
4 1 (3.57%) Omniture
4 1 (3.57%) Qualys
4 1 (3.57%) Siemens