Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 11 December 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 31 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.43% 3.71% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 3.96% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 15
Swindon median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -26.32%
10th Percentile £376 £313 £311
90th Percentile £550 £585 £433
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -22.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.25 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 859 681 628
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 93.54% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 508 463
Swindon median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £280 £282 £260
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 4
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.79 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.25 £24.55
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +54.13% -29.22% +52.48%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Swindon

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Swindon

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Swindon over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Swindon

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Swindon region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) HP
2 8 (25.81%) Software Architecture
2 8 (25.81%) User Experience
3 7 (22.58%) Microservices
3 7 (22.58%) REST
3 7 (22.58%) BPMN
3 7 (22.58%) DataPower
3 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
3 7 (22.58%) Sequence Diagram
3 7 (22.58%) HP ALM
3 7 (22.58%) WSDL
3 7 (22.58%) XML Schema
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) UML
3 7 (22.58%) Middleware
3 7 (22.58%) Use Case
4 5 (16.13%) Robotics
4 5 (16.13%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) UiPath
4 5 (16.13%) Pega
4 5 (16.13%) Robotic Process Automation
5 4 (12.90%) Prototyping
5 4 (12.90%) Banking
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.68%) Migration

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 7 (22.58%) REST
2 7 (22.58%) WSDL
2 7 (22.58%) XML
2 7 (22.58%) XML Schema
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) Flash
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) React
4 1 (3.23%) Sass
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) User Experience
2 7 (22.58%) DataPower
3 5 (16.13%) Robotics
4 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (3.23%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Software Architecture
3 7 (22.58%) BPMN
3 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
3 7 (22.58%) Microservices
3 7 (22.58%) Sequence Diagram
3 7 (22.58%) UML
3 7 (22.58%) Use Case
4 5 (16.13%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Robotic Process Automation
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Prototyping
6 3 (9.68%) Commercial Awareness
6 3 (9.68%) Copywriting
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Service Design
6 3 (9.68%) Strategic Thinking
6 3 (9.68%) Wireframes
7 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CCIE
2 2 (6.45%) CCIE Security
3 1 (3.23%) CCDP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) HP
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) Pega
3 5 (16.13%) UiPath
4 3 (9.68%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software
6 1 (3.23%) VMware