The table below looks at the statistics for the Creative Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Creative Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Creative Designer
Rank 595 566 538
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Creative Designer 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £160 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -50.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £145 -
% change year-on-year
+193.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Creative Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Creative Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Creative Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Creative Designer within the UK.

Creative Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Creative Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Creative Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Creative Designer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -9 4 £425 +165.62% 4
London +2 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
South East - - - - 3
South West - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Creative Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Creative 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 Creative Designer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) Graphic Design
3 3 (37.50%) Flash
3 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) InDesign
4 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (25.00%) GIMP
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) UX Design
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (12.50%) Fireworks

Creative Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Creative 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 Creative Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (25.00%) InDesign
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (25.00%) GIMP
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Flash
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe