Period
to 22 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 33 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 39 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.47% 6.34% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 6.60% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 33
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £360 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £307 £305 £315
90th Percentile £459 £450 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £400 £404
% change year-on-year -10.00% -0.93% +7.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 665 894 914
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 96.13% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 661 665
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £411 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £280 £257
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 38
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -12.28% -36.67%
10th Percentile £11.56 £9.01 £9.58
90th Percentile £54.30 £45.90 £42.49
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £15.49 £14.00
% change year-on-year +19.43% +10.64% -37.78%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) User Experience
3 16 (41.03%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 15 (38.46%) Public Sector
5 14 (35.90%) Publishing
6 11 (28.21%) Content Management
6 11 (28.21%) Service Design
7 9 (23.08%) Prototyping
8 7 (17.95%) Quantitative Research
8 7 (17.95%) User Stories
8 7 (17.95%) Qualitative Research
8 7 (17.95%) Information Architecture
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (10.26%) DBS Check
10 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
11 3 (7.69%) Usability Testing
11 3 (7.69%) HTML
11 3 (7.69%) CSS
11 3 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
12 2 (5.13%) Thought Leadership
12 2 (5.13%) Wireframes
12 2 (5.13%) Workflow
12 2 (5.13%) Legal
12 2 (5.13%) QA
12 2 (5.13%) Copywriting
12 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 1 (2.56%) Trend Analysis

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 (38.46%) Public Sector
2 14 (35.90%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Blog
2 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 11 (28.21%) Content Management
3 11 (28.21%) Service Design
4 9 (23.08%) Prototyping
5 7 (17.95%) Information Architecture
5 7 (17.95%) Qualitative Research
5 7 (17.95%) Quantitative Research
5 7 (17.95%) User Stories
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (7.69%) Usability Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
9 2 (5.13%) Copywriting
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.13%) Thought Leadership
9 2 (5.13%) Wireframes
9 2 (5.13%) Workflow
10 1 (2.56%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA