Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 18 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 30 153
Rank change year-on-year -10 +123 -116
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 56 62 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.09% 6.80% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 7.31% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 5
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -15.87%
10th Percentile £313 £302 £163
90th Percentile £469 £535 £550
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
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 885 848 2,260
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 92.98% 90.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 580 1,534
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £391 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £230 £237 £223
90th Percentile £589 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £390 £363 £330
% change year-on-year +7.59% +9.85% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 52 118
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.25 £24.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.40% -8.33% +80.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.02 £10.29
90th Percentile £41.13 £46.24 £35.00
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £22.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -32.58% -17.59% +80.00%

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 September 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 September 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 -11 56 £400 -3.03% 6
Designer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (62.50%) User Experience
3 21 (37.50%) HTML
4 18 (32.14%) Publishing
4 18 (32.14%) Prototyping
5 17 (30.36%) CSS
6 15 (26.79%) Web Application Development
7 12 (21.43%) Capita
8 11 (19.64%) Rapid Prototyping
9 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
9 10 (17.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (16.07%) Front End Development
10 9 (16.07%) Legal
11 8 (14.29%) Degree
12 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 7 (12.50%) Wireframes
13 6 (10.71%) Service Design
13 6 (10.71%) Axure RP
13 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
14 5 (8.93%) Scrum
14 5 (8.93%) Adobe Illustrator
14 5 (8.93%) DBS Check
14 5 (8.93%) Collaborative Working
15 4 (7.14%) SFIA
15 4 (7.14%) InVision
15 4 (7.14%) Analytics
15 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
15 4 (7.14%) UX Design
15 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
16 3 (5.36%) Google

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:

Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.14%) InVision
4 3 (5.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (32.14%) Publishing
2 9 (16.07%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) HTML
2 17 (30.36%) CSS
3 2 (3.57%) jQuery
3 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (62.50%) User Experience
2 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) Social Media
4 1 (1.79%) Blog
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Android
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) Prototyping
3 15 (26.79%) Web Application Development
4 11 (19.64%) Rapid Prototyping
5 10 (17.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 9 (16.07%) Front End Development
7 7 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 6 (10.71%) Service Design
9 5 (8.93%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (8.93%) Scrum
10 4 (7.14%) Analytics
10 4 (7.14%) SFIA
10 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.14%) UX Design
11 3 (5.36%) SEO
11 3 (5.36%) Web Design
12 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (3.57%) Typography
12 2 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) DBS Check
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Capita
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe
2 3 (5.36%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) GENBAND
4 1 (1.79%) Genesys