Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 47 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 21 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.58% 2.80% 7.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 2.96% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 37
Swindon median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.90% -17.14%
10th Percentile £360 £341 £331
90th Percentile £491 £475 £394
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 - -

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 546 641 646
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 94.54% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 421 454
Swindon median daily rate £435 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £563 £570
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 14
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £15.68 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.61% -18.55% +17.67%
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.10 £54.00 £47.08
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% +108.02%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) User Experience
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 3 (14.29%) Xen
5 3 (14.29%) SCCM
5 3 (14.29%) SCOM
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) IIS
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Prototyping
6 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 2 (9.52%) Unisys
6 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution

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 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Marvel
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.76%) InVision
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) WSDL
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Coaching
1 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Prototyping
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) B2B
4 1 (4.76%) BPEL
4 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Microservices
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) Typography
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCDP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 3 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) NetApp
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Unisys
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Intel
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee