The table below looks at the statistics for the Digital Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Designer
Rank 545 514 504
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 34 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.098% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.11% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £299 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% +16.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £213
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +48.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -50.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -
Digital Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46747 45310 39113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.35% 92.48% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29016 28316 22943
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1851 2012
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Digital Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Digital Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Digital Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Digital Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Digital Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Digital Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Digital Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Digital Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Digital Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -31 13 £325 +9.24% 7
South East -1 12 - - 3
South West +13 5 £425 +34.92% 1
East of England - 3 £225 -
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £225 - 2
Digital Designer
UK

Digital Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 38 (65.52%) User Experience
2 28 (48.28%) HTML
3 26 (44.83%) Photoshop
4 25 (43.10%) CSS
5 23 (39.66%) Adobe
6 22 (37.93%) Marketing
7 20 (34.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (24.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (20.69%) HTML5
10 10 (17.24%) Finance
11 8 (13.79%) OpenUP
12 5 (8.62%) Banking
12 5 (8.62%) Advertising
12 5 (8.62%) CSS3
13 4 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
13 4 (6.90%) Social Media
13 4 (6.90%) Web Design
13 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
13 4 (6.90%) W3C
13 4 (6.90%) Flash
13 4 (6.90%) E-Learning
13 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
14 3 (5.17%) jQuery
14 3 (5.17%) Copywriting
14 3 (5.17%) Retail
14 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
14 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
15 2 (3.45%) Facebook
15 2 (3.45%) Twitter

Digital Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.45%) CMS
1 2 (3.45%) WordPress
2 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (44.83%) Photoshop
2 20 (34.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (24.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.45%) InDesign
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.72%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (37.93%) Marketing
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Advertising
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Retail
6 2 (3.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) HTML
2 25 (43.10%) CSS
3 12 (20.69%) HTML5
4 5 (8.62%) CSS3
5 4 (6.90%) Flash
6 3 (5.17%) jQuery
7 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (65.52%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Social Media
2 4 (6.90%) W3C
2 4 (6.90%) E-Learning
3 3 (5.17%) Copywriting
3 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.45%) Social Network
4 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Photography
5 1 (1.72%) Psychology
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Tandem
5 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) OpenUP
2 4 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (6.90%) Web Design
2 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (3.45%) Content Management
3 2 (3.45%) Workflow
4 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.72%) CRM
4 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.72%) Project Management
4 1 (1.72%) Usability Testing
4 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.72%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (1.72%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (1.72%) Information Architecture
4 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Adobe
2 2 (3.45%) Facebook
2 2 (3.45%) Twitter
3 1 (1.72%) Quark
3 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
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