Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 18 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 30 125
Rank change year-on-year -6 +95 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 59 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.09% 7.15% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 7.54% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 12
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £305 £312 £306
90th Percentile £471 £558 £518
North East median daily rate £425 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -1.45% +7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £33.72
North East median hourly rate - - £33.72

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 924 875 2,033
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 94.80% 92.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 616 1,454
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £236 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 93
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £14.81 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -44.11% +32.50%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.45 £10.44
90th Percentile £46.00 £46.99 £29.50
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £17.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.45% -22.31% +26.62%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Tyne and Wear

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 Designer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Tyne and Wear

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Tyne and Wear

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Tyne and Wear

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 Designer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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 -4 59 £413 -6.78% 4
Designer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (59.32%) User Experience
3 28 (47.46%) Publishing
4 24 (40.68%) Web Application Development
5 19 (32.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 16 (27.12%) DBS Check
7 13 (22.03%) HTML
8 9 (15.25%) Prototyping
9 8 (13.56%) CSS
10 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.86%) Service Design
11 6 (10.17%) SEO
11 6 (10.17%) Scrum
12 5 (8.47%) Legal
12 5 (8.47%) Web Usability
12 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
12 5 (8.47%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (8.47%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 4 (6.78%) Content Writing
13 4 (6.78%) Social Media
13 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
14 3 (5.08%) Internet
14 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
14 3 (5.08%) Rapid Prototyping
14 3 (5.08%) Axure RP
14 3 (5.08%) Heroku
15 2 (3.39%) Front End Development
15 2 (3.39%) Kanban
15 2 (3.39%) Collaborative Working
15 2 (3.39%) BDD

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 (1.69%) CMS
1 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Heroku
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Boomi
3 1 (1.69%) Datadog
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (47.46%) Publishing
2 5 (8.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) HTML
2 8 (13.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) Ajax
3 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.69%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) JSON
3 1 (1.69%) Node.js
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Social Media
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Blog
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) Web Application Development
3 19 (32.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (15.25%) Prototyping
5 7 (11.86%) Service Design
5 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.17%) Scrum
6 6 (10.17%) SEO
7 5 (8.47%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 5 (8.47%) Web Usability
8 4 (6.78%) Content Writing
9 3 (5.08%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (3.39%) BDD
10 2 (3.39%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (3.39%) Content Management
10 2 (3.39%) Front End Development
10 2 (3.39%) Kanban
10 2 (3.39%) User Stories
11 1 (1.69%) Design Thinking
11 1 (1.69%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.69%) C#
2 1 (1.69%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) DBS Check
2 5 (8.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.69%) Nagios
1 1 (1.69%) Packer
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Adobe
2 1 (1.69%) Dell
2 1 (1.69%) New Relic
2 1 (1.69%) Splunk