Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 15 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.72% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.71% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Warwickshire median daily rate £250 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.37% +26.67% -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £30.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.08% -10.35%
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £30.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year -13.11% +2.52% +27.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 516 564 740
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.48% 92.92% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 325 478
Warwickshire median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £181 £234
90th Percentile £575 £538 £539
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 59
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £30.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.03% +90.63% -30.43%
10th Percentile £9.37 £14.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.63 £34.44 £35.06
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +16.67% -10.71%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Warwickshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Warwickshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Warwickshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 15 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
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Designer
West Midlands

Designer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 15 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 Warwickshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Drupal
1 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Drupal
1 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe