The median contractor rate for a Designer was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire 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
Designer
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 51 26 42
Rank change year-on-year -25 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.39% 5.62% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 5.87% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 12
Median daily rate £443 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.06% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.16% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 612 630 696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.74% 95.74% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 426 461
Median daily rate £410 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -9.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 21
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +125.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.55 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Wiltshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Swindon -22 8 £443 +22.06% 2
Salisbury - 1 £330 - 1
Designer
South West

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Wiltshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) Content Management
2 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) CMS
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 3 (15.79%) BitLocker
4 3 (15.79%) Sysprep
4 3 (15.79%) Office 365
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Sophos
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) QA
5 2 (10.53%) RIA
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (10.53%) Service Design
6 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.26%) Camtasia
6 1 (5.26%) Lectora

Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (26.32%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Camtasia
1 1 (5.26%) Lectora
1 1 (5.26%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) RIA
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Content Management
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Service Design
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Sophos
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Nintex