The median contractor rate for a Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 2.65% 2.74% 7.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 3.25% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £350 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £316 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £448 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £21.84

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury. 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
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 106 123 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 93.81% 84.25% 90.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 289 200
Median daily rate £350 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.14% +10.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.60 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £28.00 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Newbury

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Newbury

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Newbury region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (37.50%) Wireframes
3 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (37.50%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Siebel
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Billing
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle BRM
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) InVision
5 1 (12.50%) Marvel
5 1 (12.50%) Revenue Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 (12.50%) Marvel
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
2 3 (37.50%) Service Design
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Wireframes
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Revenue Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter