The median contractor rate for a Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Welwyn Garden City during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 17 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 10.91% 1.59% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.00% 1.61% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.76 £175.00 £21.84
% change year-on-year -81.28% +701.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City. 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
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 50 62 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 90.91% 98.41% 84.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 55
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £477 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -63.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City that featured Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Welwyn Garden City

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Welwyn Garden City

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Welwyn Garden City over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Welwyn Garden City

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Welwyn Garden City

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Welwyn Garden City region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
1 7 (87.50%) Wireframes
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) Flash
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Marketing
3 5 (62.50%) Adobe After Effects
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Xerox
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Business Development
5 2 (25.00%) Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Advertising
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (12.50%) InDesign
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
6 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) InDesign
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) Flash
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Wireframes
2 6 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Adobe
2 5 (62.50%) Xerox
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft