Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Designer
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 92 96
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.14% 0.41% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.42% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Wales median daily rate £450 £405 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.09% +18.15%
10th Percentile £324 £386 £332
90th Percentile £538 £485 £476
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK median hourly rate £24.23 £33.75 £26.19
% change year-on-year -28.21% +28.89% +15.10%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1273 1189 1558
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.44% 98.02% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 775 996
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £211 £186
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 81 83
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% +11.11% -10.74%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.05
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £21.95
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Wales

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Wales

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Wales

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Wales

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
South Wales +19 15 £450 +11.11% 2
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 Wales region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
4 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
4 2 (13.33%) SAP FI
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Multimedia
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Oozie
5 1 (6.67%) Grunt
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
5 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (6.67%) gulp

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Grunt
1 1 (6.67%) gulp
1 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) Software AG