The median contractor rate for a Designer was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 11 16 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 5.05% 2.86% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 3.45% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £290 £575 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.56% +38.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £575 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £575 £473
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 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

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 94 87 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 94.95% 82.86% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 96
Median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -68.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

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 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 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 Newbury region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Siebel
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Billing
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle BRM
1 4 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) InVision
3 1 (12.50%) Marvel
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design

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