The median contractor rate for a Designer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 25 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.85% 1.55% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.61% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.70% -10.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £21.84
% change year-on-year -87.14% +701.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 112 249 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 94.92% 96.51% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 160 141
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 16
Median hourly rate £24.25 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Suffolk

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Suffolk

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Suffolk

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Ipswich +8 1 £525 +68.00% 1
Designer
East of England

Designer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 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 Suffolk region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) VMware

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) IPv6
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (14.29%) VMware