Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staines during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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
Surrey > Staines
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 26 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 6.27% 4.52% 6.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 4.67% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 2
Staines median daily rate £450 £481 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% -6.10% +13.89%
10th Percentile £68 £413 £469
90th Percentile £580 £519 £566
Surrey median daily rate £429 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -4.67% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staines median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines. 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
Staines
Contract vacancies in Staines with a recognized job title 392 214 273
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 96.83% 98.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 85 99
Staines median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £277
90th Percentile £600 £602 £600
Surrey median daily rate £466 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.71% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Staines median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +150.00%
10th Percentile £24.00 £11.25 £35.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £49.00
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £19.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.65% -12.78% +21.62%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Staines

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Staines

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Staines over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Staines

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Staines

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staines region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) HTML
1 16 (61.54%) HTML5
2 14 (53.85%) Photoshop
3 12 (46.15%) User Experience
4 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (34.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (34.62%) Infographics
4 9 (34.62%) Virtual Team
4 9 (34.62%) Adobe
4 9 (34.62%) Publishing
4 9 (34.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (34.62%) InDesign
4 9 (34.62%) Social Media
4 9 (34.62%) Copywriting
4 9 (34.62%) Facebook
4 9 (34.62%) Twitter
4 9 (34.62%) Marketing
4 9 (34.62%) Graphic Design
4 9 (34.62%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (30.77%) Axure RP
6 7 (26.92%) CSS3
6 7 (26.92%) Wireframes
6 7 (26.92%) Prototyping
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 6 (23.08%) Psychology
7 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (19.23%) ClickTale

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Photoshop
2 9 (34.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (34.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (34.62%) InDesign
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (7.69%) InVision
4 2 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (7.69%) UXPin
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Adobe Analytics
1 5 (19.23%) Google Analytics
2 3 (11.54%) Google Play
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Axure RP
2 3 (11.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
1 9 (34.62%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
1 16 (61.54%) HTML5
2 7 (26.92%) CSS
2 7 (26.92%) CSS3
3 6 (23.08%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) Framer.js
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) User Experience
2 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (34.62%) Graphic Design
2 9 (34.62%) Social Media
2 9 (34.62%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Copywriting
1 9 (34.62%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (34.62%) Infographics
2 7 (26.92%) Prototyping
2 7 (26.92%) Wireframes
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (23.08%) Psychology
4 5 (19.23%) Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) Data Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) Information Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Requirements Management
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Usability Testing
5 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) A/B Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Adobe
1 9 (34.62%) Facebook
1 9 (34.62%) Twitter
2 5 (19.23%) ClickTale
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.85%) Thunderhead