The median contractor rate for a Designer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 26 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 84 87
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.22% 0.88% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.93% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £500 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £530 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £175.00 £21.84
% change year-on-year -86.85% +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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1164 1188 1236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.56% 95.42% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 778 703
Median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +4.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £41.50
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 Surrey

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Staines +9 6 £488 -11.36% 4
Epsom - 1 £413 -
Guildford - 1 - - 4
Designer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Surrey region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 21 (75.00%) User Experience
2 16 (57.14%) Prototyping
3 14 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Photoshop
4 10 (35.71%) Axure RP
5 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) Information Architecture
6 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 7 (25.00%) CSS
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 7 (25.00%) Analytics
8 5 (17.86%) ClickTale
8 5 (17.86%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (17.86%) CSS3
8 5 (17.86%) Usability Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Google Analytics
8 5 (17.86%) HTML5
9 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) Automotive
10 3 (10.71%) Project Management
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
11 2 (7.14%) Android
11 2 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping

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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Marvel
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Flinto
3 1 (3.57%) InDesign
3 1 (3.57%) InVision
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Adobe Analytics
1 5 (17.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (10.71%) Automotive
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) CSS3
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) Framer.js
5 1 (3.57%) Flash
5 1 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) User Experience
2 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.14%) HP Storage
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Animation
4 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.57%) SCORM
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Prototyping
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 9 (32.14%) Information Architecture
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Analytics
5 7 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 5 (17.86%) Usability Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.14%) Benchmarking
9 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) Psychology
9 2 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Service Management
9 2 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) HNC
3 1 (3.57%) HND
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) ClickTale
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 2 (7.14%) EMC
2 2 (7.14%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Isilon
2 2 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) Usabilla