Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Telford during the 6 months to 24 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
Shropshire > Telford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 36 23
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 26 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 7.65% 5.41% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.95% 5.72% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 3
Telford median daily rate £425 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.16% -
10th Percentile £334 £364 £371
90th Percentile £535 £488 £454
Shropshire median daily rate £425 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Telford median hourly rate - - -
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford. 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
Telford
Contract vacancies in Telford with a recognized job title 327 664 308
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 94.59% 96.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 285 94
Telford median daily rate £470 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +28.79%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £265
90th Percentile £590 £558 £555
Shropshire median daily rate £452 £438 £378
% change year-on-year +3.40% +15.89% +14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 18
Telford median hourly rate £35.00 £21.47 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.06% -36.40% +95.34%
10th Percentile £24.20 £21.46 £14.55
90th Percentile £39.20 £21.47 £40.87
Shropshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.47 £33.75
% change year-on-year +63.06% -36.40% +68.75%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Telford

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Telford

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Telford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Telford

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Telford

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Telford region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) Publishing
3 12 (46.15%) Service Design
3 12 (46.15%) User Experience
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) Prototyping
4 7 (26.92%) Rapid Prototyping
5 6 (23.08%) Web Design
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 6 (23.08%) Usability Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 6 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (19.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (19.23%) SEO
6 5 (19.23%) Legal
7 4 (15.38%) Social Media
8 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) Content Management
10 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
10 1 (3.85%) Web Usability
10 1 (3.85%) ITIL
10 1 (3.85%) Service Management
10 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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:

General
1 12 (46.15%) Publishing
2 5 (19.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) CSS
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 4 (15.38%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Service Design
3 7 (26.92%) Prototyping
3 7 (26.92%) Rapid Prototyping
4 6 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (23.08%) Usability Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Web Design
5 5 (19.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 5 (19.23%) SEO
6 3 (11.54%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.69%) Content Management
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.85%) Service Management
8 1 (3.85%) Web Usability
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared