Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 16 December 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 124 55
Rank change year-on-year +92 -69 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 65 25 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.42% 1.20% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.81% 1.31% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 12 44
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £443 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% - -
10th Percentile £312 £306 £205
90th Percentile £559 £518 £519
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £33.72 -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £33.72 -

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 832 1911 1362
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 91.74% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 1400 902
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £394 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.63% +9.33%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £254
90th Percentile £563 £525 £591
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £389 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +11.07% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 79 66
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.29 £26.50 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.75% +13.13% +41.97%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.95 £11.46
90th Percentile £49.00 £29.95 £37.88
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.50 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -41.51% +29.27% +28.13%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 52 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (72.31%) CSS
2 47 (72.31%) HTML
3 44 (67.69%) User Experience
4 43 (66.15%) Prototyping
5 32 (49.23%) Service Design
6 31 (47.69%) Rapid Prototyping
7 29 (44.62%) Mobile App
8 26 (40.00%) Web Design
9 20 (30.77%) Front End Development
9 20 (30.77%) Degree
10 17 (26.15%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (15.38%) Usability Testing
11 10 (15.38%) UX Design
12 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.85%) SFIA
13 8 (12.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
14 7 (10.77%) Publishing
14 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (9.23%) Finance
16 5 (7.69%) Genesys
16 5 (7.69%) Wireframes
17 4 (6.15%) Web Application Development
17 4 (6.15%) Legal
17 4 (6.15%) Scrum
18 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
18 3 (4.62%) SEO
18 3 (4.62%) Content Management
18 3 (4.62%) HTML5

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.08%) Apache
1 2 (3.08%) CMS
1 2 (3.08%) Drupal
1 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
1 2 (3.08%) WordPress
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.54%) SAN
1 1 (1.54%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (10.77%) Publishing
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Legal
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) German Language
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (72.31%) CSS
1 47 (72.31%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) HTML5
3 2 (3.08%) CSS3
3 2 (3.08%) jQuery
3 2 (3.08%) LESS
3 2 (3.08%) Sass
3 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (67.69%) User Experience
2 29 (44.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) AIX
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Solaris
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (66.15%) Prototyping
3 32 (49.23%) Service Design
4 31 (47.69%) Rapid Prototyping
5 26 (40.00%) Web Design
6 20 (30.77%) Front End Development
7 17 (26.15%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (15.38%) Usability Testing
8 10 (15.38%) UX Design
9 9 (13.85%) SFIA
9 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (7.69%) Wireframes
13 4 (6.15%) Scrum
13 4 (6.15%) Web Application Development
14 3 (4.62%) Content Management
14 3 (4.62%) SEO
15 2 (3.08%) Email Marketing
15 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Genesys
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe
2 1 (1.54%) Brocade
2 1 (1.54%) Capita
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco
2 1 (1.54%) EMC
2 1 (1.54%) HP
2 1 (1.54%) IBM
2 1 (1.54%) Symantec
2 1 (1.54%) Veeam
2 1 (1.54%) Veritas