The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Digital Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Designer
Rank 553 552 502
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 90 84 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 67
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Digital Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Digital Designer in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -1 87 £325 -13.33% 29
London +32 58 £325 +3.58% 10
West Midlands -19 13 £325 -1.88% 4
Birmingham -5 7 £325 -8.77% 3
North West -9 5 £300 -33.33% 3
South West -12 5 £210 -50.58% 5
City of London +43 4 £425 +69.66%
Manchester -6 4 £300 -33.33% 2
Stockport - 4 £300 -
East Midlands +8 3 £538 +147.12% 1
Yorkshire -2 3 £225 -57.14% 2
Edinburgh -8 3 £378 +16.15%
Scotland -12 3 £378 +16.15% 1
Wiltshire -16 3 £298 -30.00% 2
Shropshire - 3 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £538 -
Nottingham - 3 £538 -
Telford - 3 £325 -
Leeds -7 2 £310 -40.95%
Swindon -12 2 £375 -11.76%
West Yorkshire -17 2 £310 -40.95% 1
South East -18 2 £340 +36.00% 4
Bristol - 2 £183 - 1
Milton Keynes +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 - -
Newbury -4 1 £340 -
Berkshire -12 1 £340 +36.00% 2
North East -57 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -63 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -67 1 - -

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Digital 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 featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 116 (57.14%) User Experience
2 71 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (33.50%) HTML
4 56 (27.59%) CSS
5 54 (26.60%) Adobe
6 51 (25.12%) Photoshop
7 50 (24.63%) Wireframes
8 42 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 33 (16.26%) JavaScript
10 32 (15.76%) HTML5
11 31 (15.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 29 (14.29%) Prototyping
13 28 (13.79%) E-Commerce
14 27 (13.30%) Mobile App
15 23 (11.33%) Finance
16 22 (10.84%) Retail
17 21 (10.34%) Banking
17 21 (10.34%) Typography
18 20 (9.85%) Analytics
19 17 (8.37%) InDesign
20 16 (7.88%) Marketing
21 15 (7.39%) Front End Development
21 15 (7.39%) Service Design
21 15 (7.39%) CSS3
21 15 (7.39%) Content Management
21 15 (7.39%) Web Services
22 14 (6.90%) CMS
22 14 (6.90%) Graphic Design
23 12 (5.91%) MVC
23 12 (5.91%) Adobe Experience Manager

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (6.90%) CMS
2 12 (5.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (3.45%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Marvel
Applications
1 51 (25.12%) Photoshop
2 42 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (15.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (8.37%) InDesign
5 9 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.46%) Acrobat
6 5 (2.46%) MS Office
7 3 (1.48%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.99%) InVision
8 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
8 2 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.49%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.49%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.49%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.49%) GitHub
1 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.49%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
1 1 (0.49%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.43%) Internet
2 2 (0.99%) WebEx
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (0.49%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) gulp
3 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 23 (11.33%) Finance
2 22 (10.84%) Retail
3 21 (10.34%) Banking
4 16 (7.88%) Marketing
5 10 (4.93%) Publishing
6 9 (4.43%) Advertising
7 6 (2.96%) Legal
8 4 (1.97%) Games
8 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.48%) Billing
10 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.50%) HTML
2 56 (27.59%) CSS
3 32 (15.76%) HTML5
4 15 (7.39%) CSS3
4 15 (7.39%) Web Services
5 9 (4.43%) D3.js
5 9 (4.43%) jQuery
5 9 (4.43%) Middleware
6 7 (3.45%) JSON
7 6 (2.96%) REST
7 6 (2.96%) Sass
8 5 (2.46%) PhoneGap
9 4 (1.97%) .NET
9 4 (1.97%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.97%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.97%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (1.97%) CGI
9 4 (1.97%) LESS
9 4 (1.97%) Sencha Touch
9 4 (1.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 116 (57.14%) User Experience
2 27 (13.30%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.90%) Graphic Design
4 9 (4.43%) Social Media
5 6 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.96%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.97%) Animation
6 4 (1.97%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.48%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.48%) RIA
7 3 (1.48%) Statistics
8 2 (0.99%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.99%) Fintech
8 2 (0.99%) iPhone
8 2 (0.99%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.99%) Photography
8 2 (0.99%) SCORM
8 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.42%) Android
1 11 (5.42%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.49%) Linux
2 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.49%) Windows
2 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (24.63%) Wireframes
3 29 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 28 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 21 (10.34%) Typography
6 20 (9.85%) Analytics
7 15 (7.39%) Content Management
7 15 (7.39%) Front End Development
7 15 (7.39%) Service Design
8 12 (5.91%) MVC
8 12 (5.91%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (5.42%) User Stories
9 11 (5.42%) Web Analytics
9 11 (5.42%) Web Usability
10 9 (4.43%) Tag Management
10 9 (4.43%) Web Application Development
11 8 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.94%) UX Design
12 7 (3.45%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.46%) Java
3 4 (1.97%) C#
4 3 (1.48%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.43%) Degree
3 4 (1.97%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 54 (26.60%) Adobe
2 8 (3.94%) Tableau
3 5 (2.46%) Sencha
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle
5 1 (0.49%) Apple
5 1 (0.49%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.49%) Google
5 1 (0.49%) IBM
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.49%) Siebel
Birmingham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 13 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 20 hours ago