Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Content Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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.

Content Designer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 82 141
Rank change year-on-year +33 +59 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Content Designer 44 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.42% 0.97% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 1.02% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £296 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.02% -1.25% +42.86%
North East median daily rate £373 £296 £300
% change year-on-year +25.74% -1.25% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 954 883 1,909
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.05% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 621 1,375
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -9.76%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
North East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 74
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.43 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.21% -47.17% +32.50%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.30 £50.00 £37.93
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% -22.22% +26.62%

Content Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Content Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Content Designer in Tyne and Wear

Content Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Content Designer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Designer in Tyne and Wear

Content Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Content Designer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Content Designer in Tyne and Wear

Content Designer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Designer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +38 44 £400 +35.02% 1
Content Designer
North East

Content Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, Content 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Content Designer in the job title.

1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Publishing
3 24 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 23 (52.27%) User Experience
5 12 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 11 (25.00%) DBS Check
7 6 (13.64%) SEO
8 5 (11.36%) Legal
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.36%) Web Usability
9 4 (9.09%) Social Media
9 4 (9.09%) Service Design
9 4 (9.09%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 4 (9.09%) Content Management
9 4 (9.09%) Content Writing
10 3 (6.82%) Internet
10 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
11 2 (4.55%) User Stories
11 2 (4.55%) Scrum
12 1 (2.27%) TDD
12 1 (2.27%) Marketing
12 1 (2.27%) Drupal
12 1 (2.27%) Kanban
12 1 (2.27%) HTML
12 1 (2.27%) CSS
12 1 (2.27%) NHS
12 1 (2.27%) CMS
12 1 (2.27%) BDD

Content Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
General
1 30 (68.18%) Publishing
2 5 (11.36%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (52.27%) User Experience
2 4 (9.09%) Social Media
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Web Application Development
3 12 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 6 (13.64%) SEO
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Web Usability
6 4 (9.09%) Content Management
6 4 (9.09%) Content Writing
6 4 (9.09%) Service Design
6 4 (9.09%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) User Stories
8 1 (2.27%) BDD
8 1 (2.27%) Kanban
8 1 (2.27%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.27%) TDD
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 5 (11.36%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared