Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £448 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 111 60
Rank change year-on-year +88 -51 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 72 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.86% 1.67% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 1.80% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 16 36
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £448 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% -11.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £205
90th Percentile £551 £488 £546
North East median daily rate £443 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +10.63% -11.11% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 870 1,891 1,397
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 92.79% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 1,359 891
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £370 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £255
90th Percentile £575 £525 £588
North East median daily rate £398 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +6.00% -8.54% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 73 69
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.75 £26.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.34% +32.50% +24.69%
10th Percentile £9.90 £10.26 £10.21
90th Percentile £50.12 £38.20 £36.20
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -22.22% +26.62% +10.24%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +90 71 £450 +12.50% 3
Designer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (70.83%) HTML
3 47 (65.28%) CSS
4 46 (63.89%) User Experience
5 44 (61.11%) Prototyping
6 36 (50.00%) Service Design
7 32 (44.44%) Rapid Prototyping
8 29 (40.28%) Mobile App
9 25 (34.72%) Web Design
10 22 (30.56%) Degree
11 20 (27.78%) Front End Development
12 17 (23.61%) Collaborative Working
13 11 (15.28%) UX Design
14 10 (13.89%) Usability Testing
15 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 9 (12.50%) SFIA
16 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
17 7 (9.72%) Finance
17 7 (9.72%) Publishing
17 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 7 (9.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 6 (8.33%) Wireframes
18 6 (8.33%) Genesys
19 5 (6.94%) Legal
20 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
20 4 (5.56%) Scrum
20 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
21 3 (4.17%) HTML5
21 3 (4.17%) SEO
21 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery

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 2 (2.78%) Apache
1 2 (2.78%) CMS
1 2 (2.78%) Drupal
1 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
1 2 (2.78%) WordPress
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.39%) SAN
1 1 (1.39%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
1 7 (9.72%) Publishing
2 5 (6.94%) Legal
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) German Language
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (70.83%) HTML
2 47 (65.28%) CSS
3 3 (4.17%) HTML5
3 3 (4.17%) jQuery
4 2 (2.78%) CSS3
4 2 (2.78%) LESS
4 2 (2.78%) Sass
4 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (63.89%) User Experience
2 29 (40.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) AIX
1 1 (1.39%) Android
1 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
1 1 (1.39%) Solaris
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (61.11%) Prototyping
3 36 (50.00%) Service Design
4 32 (44.44%) Rapid Prototyping
5 25 (34.72%) Web Design
6 20 (27.78%) Front End Development
7 17 (23.61%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (15.28%) UX Design
9 10 (13.89%) Usability Testing
10 9 (12.50%) SFIA
10 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (8.33%) Wireframes
13 4 (5.56%) Scrum
13 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
14 3 (4.17%) ITIL
14 3 (4.17%) SEO
14 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
15 2 (2.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.39%) Matomo
1 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Genesys
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe
2 1 (1.39%) Brocade
2 1 (1.39%) Capita
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco
2 1 (1.39%) EMC
2 1 (1.39%) Google
2 1 (1.39%) HP
2 1 (1.39%) IBM
2 1 (1.39%) Symantec
2 1 (1.39%) Veeam
2 1 (1.39%) Veritas