The median contractor rate for a Designer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 23 April 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 7 34
Rank change year-on-year -25 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 13 35 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.83% 10.17% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 10.70% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 5
Median daily rate £360 £363 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -30.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £363 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £37.50 £28.85
% change year-on-year -40.66% +29.98%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 322 327 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 94.99% 95.06% 97.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 217 239
Median daily rate £425 £368 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.64% -10.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.46% +14.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 23 April 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 Swindon region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 6 (31.58%) CMS
1 6 (31.58%) Content Management
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Sophos
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
4 3 (15.79%) QA
4 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Service Design
4 3 (15.79%) Sysprep
4 3 (15.79%) Office 365
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (15.79%) BitLocker
5 2 (10.53%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) BPMN
5 2 (10.53%) RIA
5 2 (10.53%) Process Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) EAI
5 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) LESS
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) RIA
3 1 (5.26%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Content Management
2 3 (15.79%) Service Design
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) BPMN
3 2 (10.53%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) EAI
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Process Management
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) API Design
4 1 (5.26%) API Development
4 1 (5.26%) Content Writing
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Sophos
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore