The table below looks at the statistics for the Digital Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Designer
Rank 140 190 193
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 10 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 12
Average daily rate £238 £375 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +94.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £310 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £431 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £439 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +68.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Digital Designer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3006 4882 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.43% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3744 3993
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Digital Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Designer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Digital Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Digital Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Designer across the City of London region.

Digital Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Digital Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Digital Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Digital Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Designer across the City of London region.

Digital Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Digital Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Digital Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Digital Designer in their job title.

1 9 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
3 7 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Adobe
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) Typography
6 4 (22.22%) Games
7 3 (16.67%) Online Games
7 3 (16.67%) InDesign
7 3 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (11.11%) Axure RP
8 2 (11.11%) HTML5
8 2 (11.11%) Social Media
8 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (11.11%) Android
8 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
8 2 (11.11%) Web Design
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (11.11%) MS Office
9 1 (5.56%) CRM
9 1 (5.56%) SharePoint

Digital Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Digital Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Digital Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 7 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (16.67%) InDesign
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 2 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Online Games
3 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 2 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Typography
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Adobe