Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 30 154
Rank change year-on-year -16 +124 -113
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 39 63 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.79% 7.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 8.05% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 7
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £419 £440 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.83% +1.73% +7.79%
10th Percentile £257 £300 £370
90th Percentile £471 £563 £590
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £419 £433 £433
% change year-on-year -3.18% - +6.79%
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 774 783 2,181
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 93.88% 90.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 552 1,549
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -16.05%
10th Percentile £254 £244 £225
90th Percentile £585 £540 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 101
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.11% -35.71% +86.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.38 £44.58 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -31.43% -35.19% +76.04%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) User Experience
3 15 (38.46%) Web Application Development
3 15 (38.46%) Publishing
4 12 (30.77%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) DBS Check
5 9 (23.08%) CSS
5 9 (23.08%) Prototyping
5 9 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (20.51%) Service Design
7 6 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.82%) SEO
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (10.26%) Degree
9 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.26%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (7.69%) SFIA
10 3 (7.69%) Wireframes
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
10 3 (7.69%) UX Design
10 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
10 3 (7.69%) Axure RP
10 3 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
11 2 (5.13%) Social Media
11 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.13%) User Stories

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 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Datadog
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (38.46%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) jQuery
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Blog
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Android
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Web Application Development
3 9 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 9 (23.08%) Prototyping
4 8 (20.51%) Service Design
5 6 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) SEO
7 4 (10.26%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (7.69%) SFIA
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) UX Design
8 3 (7.69%) Wireframes
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) User Stories
9 2 (5.13%) Web Design
10 1 (2.56%) DFSS
10 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) DBS Check
2 4 (10.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
1 1 (2.56%) Packer
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Apple
2 1 (2.56%) GENBAND
2 1 (2.56%) Genesys
2 1 (2.56%) New Relic
2 1 (2.56%) Splunk