Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 45 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 19 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.76% 3.33% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 3.46% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 30
Northamptonshire median daily rate £315 £400 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +220.00% -65.66%
10th Percentile £263 £319 £95
90th Percentile £488 £488 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £425 £240
% change year-on-year -14.71% +77.08% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £19.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 644 897 742
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.60% 96.45% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 652 503
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £574
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.38 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.80% -5.21% -12.73%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.88 £32.19 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £13.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.58% -3.70%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Northamptonshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Northamptonshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Northamptonshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Northamptonshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 19 £315 -21.25% 1
Designer
East Midlands

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Prototyping
3 6 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (31.58%) User Experience
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) RESTful
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) MySQL
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (21.05%) G Suite
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (21.05%) API Design
5 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Google
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Apache
5 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) Animation
6 3 (15.79%) Data Integration

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) InVision
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) G Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JSUnit
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) RESTful
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) Mason
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Animation
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Prototyping
3 6 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (26.32%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) API Design
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (10.53%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
8 1 (5.26%) Adaptive Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (5.26%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Mesos
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Teradata
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO