The median contractor rate for a Instructional Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Instructional Designer
UK
Rank 584 632 609
Rank change year-on-year +48 -23  
Contract jobs requiring an Instructional Designer 12 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.020% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Median daily rate £425 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £320 £225
% change year-on-year +0.78% +42.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Instructional Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Instructional Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Instructional Designer in the UK

Instructional Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Instructional Designer in the UK

Instructional Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Instructional Designer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Instructional Designer in the UK

Instructional Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Instructional Designer in the UK

Instructional Designer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Instructional Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 12 £425 +41.66% 1
London +30 10 £425 +41.66%
South East +27 1 £220 -24.13%
East of England -3 1 £425 +21.42%
Milton Keynes - 1 £220 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £220 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -

Instructional Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Instructional 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 featuring Instructional Designer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) e-Learning
2 7 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (30.00%) Video Editing
3 6 (30.00%) SCORM
3 6 (30.00%) SAP
3 6 (30.00%) Adobe
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (25.00%) Order to Cash
5 4 (20.00%) Camtasia
5 4 (20.00%) Content Development
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Retail
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Learning Management System
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Moodle
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.00%) Flash
7 2 (10.00%) Animation

Instructional Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Moodle
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (20.00%) Camtasia
3 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) Flash
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) e-Learning
2 6 (30.00%) SCORM
2 6 (30.00%) Video Editing
3 3 (15.00%) Learning Management System
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Animation
5 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Order to Cash
2 4 (20.00%) Content Development
3 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Post-Production
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Adobe
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) iManage
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle