The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 51 67 48
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.53% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £405 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +40.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £405 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £405 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.16% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 547 572 427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.81% 98.79% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 386 296
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 18
Median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in South Wales

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in South Wales

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in South Wales

Designer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Cardiff +18 1 £350 -13.58% 1
Newport - 1 £450 - 1
Designer
Wales

Designer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XAML
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) XAML
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