Period
to 14 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 67 62
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 47 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.38% 2.80% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.96% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 21
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £362 £313
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -1.54% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £46.25 -
South West median hourly rate - £46.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,849 1,721 1,186
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 94.46% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,233 1,131 819
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +8.39%
10th Percentile £281 £278 £270
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
South West median daily rate £433 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +1.76% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 59 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.56% -29.87%
10th Percentile £13.10 £17.05 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.60 £39.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% +3.77%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Wiltshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Wiltshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Wiltshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Wiltshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
Swindon 0 29 £400 -5.88% 2
Salisbury +11 7 £475 - 1
Chippenham - 3 - -
Malmesbury - 2 £363 - 2
Designer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 Wiltshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 19 (40.43%) User Experience
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Adobe
4 10 (21.28%) Photoshop
5 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
6 8 (17.02%) Wireframes
7 7 (14.89%) Content Strategy
7 7 (14.89%) Sketch
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.89%) HTML
7 7 (14.89%) CMS
8 6 (12.77%) InDesign
8 6 (12.77%) Google
8 6 (12.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (12.77%) Sitecore
8 6 (12.77%) HTML5
8 6 (12.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (12.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (10.64%) Public Sector
9 5 (10.64%) Copywriting
9 5 (10.64%) CRM
9 5 (10.64%) Windows
10 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.51%) SQL
10 4 (8.51%) ITIL
10 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 7 (14.89%) CMS
2 6 (12.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Photoshop
2 7 (14.89%) Sketch
3 6 (12.77%) InDesign
4 4 (8.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (6.38%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (6.38%) InVision
6 2 (4.26%) Lectora
7 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (2.13%) Camtasia
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (6.38%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.38%) Power BI
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) ERwin
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.26%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (10.64%) Public Sector
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Automotive
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) HTML5
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Animation
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) e-Learning
2 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.51%) Private Cloud
2 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.26%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Wireframes
3 7 (14.89%) Content Strategy
4 5 (10.64%) Copywriting
4 5 (10.64%) CRM
5 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) ITSM
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) PRINCE
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
5 4 (8.51%) Service Design
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineering
5 4 (8.51%) Validation
6 3 (6.38%) A/B Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.38%) Content Writing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Adobe
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Google
3 6 (12.77%) Sitecore
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.13%) Juniper
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec