Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Senior Designer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 145 134
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.027% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.029% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Manchester median daily rate £375 £200 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -39.62% -
10th Percentile £338 £200 £313
90th Percentile £427 £200 £413
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £331
% change year-on-year -3.23% +16.98% -17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2634 3493 3105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.07% 94.97% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 2063 1733
Manchester median daily rate £375 £395 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £213
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 81 120
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.00 £36.38
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year +18.42% +2.81% +8.71%

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in Manchester

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Designer in Manchester

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Senior 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 Manchester region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Wireframes