The median contractor rate for a Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank - 33 50
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 1.64% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.66% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +5.82% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.71% -30.00%  

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 359 361 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 95.73% 98.63% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 270 286
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% +169.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Northamptonshire

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Visualisation
1 9 (45.00%) User Experience
1 9 (45.00%) Power BI
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Power View
2 8 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 8 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 8 (40.00%) D3.js
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (35.00%) Coaching
4 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 6 (30.00%) Infographics
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (25.00%) PowerPivot
6 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Power BI
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Power View
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) D3.js
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) Sass
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Visualisation
2 8 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 8 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 7 (35.00%) Coaching
3 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 6 (30.00%) Infographics
4 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Service Design
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau