The median contractor rate for a Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 38 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.65% 2.08% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.17% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £425 £463 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +120.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £384 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.76 £175.00 £21.84
% change year-on-year -81.28% +701.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 343 368 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 94.49% 95.58% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 260 220
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 17
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.80 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire that featured Designer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 5 £475 +10.46%
Designer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) G Suite
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mason
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Mason
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (16.67%) API Design
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Content Writing
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Mesos
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP