The median contractor rate for a Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 23 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 59 52
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 0.17% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £350 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £92.50 £21.84
% change year-on-year -75.67% +323.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 614 572 746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.69% 97.11% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 406 484
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 46
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Oxfordshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Oxfordshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Oxfordshire

Designer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Content Development
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SCORM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SCORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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