Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 22 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
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 15 25
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.94% 2.30% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.74% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Knutsford median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% - -3.19%
10th Percentile £381 £413 £298
90th Percentile £394 £438 £608
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £388 £406
% change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. 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
Knutsford
Contract vacancies in Knutsford with a recognized job title 160 73 218
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.12% 83.91% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 51 168
Knutsford median daily rate £388 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.33% +2.99%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £276
90th Percentile £488 £463 £495
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Knutsford median hourly rate £70.00 £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +677.78% -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
% change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Knutsford

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Knutsford

Designer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Knutsford region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (20.00%) Mason

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) SAP