Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 18 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 73 65
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.22% 1.53% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.55% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Oxford median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +100.00%
10th Percentile £213 £356 £144
90th Percentile £515 £439 £450
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 710 708 667
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 98.47% 97.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 540 527
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £185 £213
90th Percentile £585 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 39
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £14.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -17.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.40 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.53% +3.03% +7.32%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Oxford

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Oxford

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Oxford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Oxford

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxford region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 5 (55.56%) Adobe
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
4 2 (22.22%) e-Learning
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
4 2 (22.22%) PhD
4 2 (22.22%) SCORM
4 2 (22.22%) Learning Management System
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Business Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) InDesign
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (11.11%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) e-Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Learning Management System
2 2 (22.22%) SCORM
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Business Development
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
1 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (11.11%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (11.11%) Service Design
2 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PhD
1 2 (22.22%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe