The table below looks at the statistics for the Digital 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 Digital Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Designer
Rank 564 518 514
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 18 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.083% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.090% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £260 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -6.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £160 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £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 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Digital Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Digital Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Digital Designer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Digital Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Digital Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Digital Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Digital Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Digital Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Digital Designer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 6 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 -46 18 £350 +34.61% 12
London -18 8 £350 +84.21% 7
East of England +16 4 £350 -
Hertfordshire +5 3 £350 -
Watford +10 2 - -
South East -13 2 £175 -34.57%
Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Berkshire -6 1 £175 -32.69%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Worthing - - - -
North West - - - - 4
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Nelson - - - -
Northampton - - - -

Digital Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (72.97%) Photoshop
2 24 (64.86%) HTML
3 23 (62.16%) User Experience
4 22 (59.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (54.05%) CSS
6 13 (35.14%) Adobe
7 9 (24.32%) HTML5
7 9 (24.32%) Marketing
8 4 (10.81%) Finance
8 4 (10.81%) W3C
8 4 (10.81%) E-Learning
8 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
8 4 (10.81%) CSS3
8 4 (10.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
9 3 (8.11%) Graphic Design
9 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.11%) InDesign
9 3 (8.11%) Web Design
9 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.11%) Banking
10 2 (5.41%) Retail
10 2 (5.41%) CMS
10 2 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (5.41%) XML
10 2 (5.41%) Project Management
10 2 (5.41%) Psychology
10 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
10 2 (5.41%) Degree

Digital Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) WordPress
2 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (72.97%) Photoshop
2 22 (59.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (10.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (8.11%) InDesign
5 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (5.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (5.41%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.70%) Music Industry
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) HTML
2 20 (54.05%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) HTML5
4 4 (10.81%) CSS3
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (62.16%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) W3C
2 4 (10.81%) E-Learning
3 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.11%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.41%) Psychology
5 1 (2.70%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) Tandem
5 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.70%) Photography
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.11%) Web Design
1 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (5.41%) Project Management
2 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.70%) Content Management
3 1 (2.70%) Email Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (2.70%) Information Architecture
3 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Adobe
2 1 (2.70%) Quark
2 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
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