Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 November 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 > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 102 110
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 32 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.17% 1.16% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.22% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 16
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £263
90th Percentile £513 £551 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £107.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year -87.88% +193.84% +82.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2595 2215 2619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.31% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 1453 1588
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £262
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Surrey

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Surrey

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Surrey

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Surrey

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +10 16 £475 - 2
Guildford -4 2 - -
Leatherhead -4 1 £190 -60.00%
Sunbury-on-Thames -20 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £413 -
Designer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Surrey region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 19 (59.38%) Wireframes
2 18 (56.25%) User Experience
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) Photoshop
5 13 (40.63%) Analytics
6 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (34.38%) Data Analytics
8 10 (31.25%) Prototyping
8 10 (31.25%) Information Architecture
8 10 (31.25%) Axure RP
9 9 (28.13%) Usability Testing
9 9 (28.13%) Scrum
10 8 (25.00%) CSS
10 8 (25.00%) HTML
11 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.88%) jQuery
11 7 (21.88%) HTML5
11 7 (21.88%) Google Analytics
11 7 (21.88%) ClickTale
11 7 (21.88%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (21.88%) CSS3
12 6 (18.75%) Adobe
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
13 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (15.63%) Psychology
13 5 (15.63%) Degree
14 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 4 (12.50%) ITIL
14 4 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (12.50%) Cognitive Science

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Photoshop
2 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (3.13%) InVision
5 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Adobe Analytics
1 7 (21.88%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) CSS
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) CSS3
2 7 (21.88%) HTML5
2 7 (21.88%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.13%) Flash
4 1 (3.13%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) User Experience
2 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.25%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.13%) Animation
4 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) SCORM
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Wireframes
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Analytics
4 11 (34.38%) Data Analytics
5 10 (31.25%) Information Architecture
5 10 (31.25%) Prototyping
6 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 9 (28.13%) Usability Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Psychology
8 4 (12.50%) Cognitive Science
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) Typography
10 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
10 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.25%) Migration
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) C
3 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) ClickTale
2 6 (18.75%) Adobe
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Isilon
4 2 (6.25%) NetApp