Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £399 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 47 124
Rank change year-on-year -7 +77 -96
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 50 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.98% 5.32% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 5.60% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 21
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £399 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -22.22% +9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £244 £190
90th Percentile £438 £405 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £399 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.00% -12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 964 840 1,900
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.02% 90.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 576 1,269
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -12.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £224
90th Percentile £555 £530 £501
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 90
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.75 £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.44% -19.64% +107.41%
10th Percentile £8.53 £10.02 £11.83
90th Percentile £37.63 £40.40 £35.33
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £21.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -27.11% -21.30% +100.00%

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018, 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 31 (62.00%) User Experience
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) HTML
4 18 (36.00%) Prototyping
5 15 (30.00%) CSS
6 12 (24.00%) Capita
6 12 (24.00%) Publishing
6 12 (24.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
7 11 (22.00%) Legal
8 8 (16.00%) Degree
8 8 (16.00%) Mobile App
8 8 (16.00%) Web Application Development
8 8 (16.00%) Wireframes
9 7 (14.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (14.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (14.00%) Photoshop
10 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.00%) Axure RP
10 6 (12.00%) Analytics
10 6 (12.00%) InVision
11 5 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (10.00%) Google
11 5 (10.00%) Google Analytics
11 5 (10.00%) Adobe
11 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (8.00%) UX Design
12 4 (8.00%) SFIA
12 4 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
13 3 (6.00%) Telecoms

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:

Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (14.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (12.00%) InVision
3 5 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (24.00%) Publishing
2 11 (22.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) HTML
2 15 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) jQuery
3 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (62.00%) User Experience
2 8 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Prototyping
3 12 (24.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (22.00%) Front End Development
5 8 (16.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (16.00%) Wireframes
6 7 (14.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (12.00%) Analytics
7 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (8.00%) SFIA
8 4 (8.00%) UX Design
9 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.00%) SEO
9 2 (4.00%) Service Design
9 2 (4.00%) Typography
9 2 (4.00%) Web Design
10 1 (2.00%) DFSS
10 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Capita
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe
2 5 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (4.00%) Genesys
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) GENBAND