The median contractor rate for a Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
South East / Middlesex
Rank 18 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.60% 0.63% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.66% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.16% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 119 152 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 95.20% 96.20% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 91
Median daily rate £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £543 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Middlesex

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Middlesex

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Middlesex

Designer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Middlesex region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 6 (100.00%) ClickTale
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 6 (100.00%) Prototyping

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 6 (100.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 6 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) ClickTale