Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 21 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.38% 2.81% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 2.92% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Middlesex median daily rate £475 £300 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -2.83% -37.78%
10th Percentile £463 £300 £270
90th Percentile £488 £458 £369
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £107.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year -87.88% +193.84% +82.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 252 343 321
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 96.35% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 205 162
Middlesex median daily rate £433 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £266 £281 £263
90th Percentile £535 £550 £494
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% - +33.24%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Middlesex

Designer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 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 Middlesex region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) ClickTale
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ClickTale