The median contractor rate for a Designer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.53% 3.95% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 4.35% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £388 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -3.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £92.50 £21.84
% change year-on-year -75.67% +323.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. 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
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76 69 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 96.20% 90.79% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 57
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

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 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design

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 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe