The median contractor rate for a Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 23 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.48% 0.79% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 258 240 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.56% 94.49% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 133 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Liverpool

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Liverpool

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Liverpool region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Psychology
1 5 (45.45%) Human Factors
1 5 (45.45%) Customer Insight
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
1 5 (45.45%) Service Design
1 5 (45.45%) Actionable Recommendations
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Social Media
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Customer Insight
1 5 (45.45%) Human Factors
1 5 (45.45%) Psychology
1 5 (45.45%) Service Design
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
1 1 (9.09%) HP