The median contractor rate for a Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 3 months to 29 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.

Designer
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 7.96% 10.74% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.11% 11.30% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £442 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 89 115 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 78.76% 95.04% 90.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 32
Median daily rate £344 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.48% -53.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Solihull

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Solihull

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Solihull

Designer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 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 Solihull region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Juniper
1 21 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) Nortel
5 7 (33.33%) Network Design
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) CCDA
7 4 (19.05%) JNCIA
8 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
8 2 (9.52%) ATM
8 2 (9.52%) VoIP
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) Frame Relay

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) ATM
2 2 (9.52%) Frame Relay
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Design
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) CCDA
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Juniper
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) Nortel