Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 25 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
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 31 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.61% 1.70% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.80% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 12
Ipswich median daily rate £275 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% -10.26% +14.71%
10th Percentile £263 £329 £360
90th Percentile £288 £450 £538
Suffolk median daily rate £275 £300 £488
% change year-on-year -8.33% -38.46% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 218 278 259
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.55% 94.56% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 164 171
Ipswich median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £209 £251 £269
90th Percentile £574 £575 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £395 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Ipswich median hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% +18.37% -7.55%
10th Percentile £14.80 £9.25 £9.35
90th Percentile £37.20 £28.60 £14.48
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £14.73 £12.50
% change year-on-year -18.53% +17.84% -3.85%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Ipswich

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Ipswich

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Ipswich

Designer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 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 Ipswich region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (25.00%) VDSL
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) VLE
2 1 (25.00%) DSL
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) DSL
2 1 (25.00%) VDSL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (25.00%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Secure Coding
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) BT