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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Designer
Rank 550 564 497
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -67
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 111 99 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 81
Median daily rate £325 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £453 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +50.00%
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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +35 109 £325 -11.86% 19
London +35 71 £308 -5.38% 5
West Midlands -24 19 £375 +15.38% 2
North West - 10 £400 - 3
Birmingham -20 9 £325 -
Manchester - 9 £400 - 2
City of London +48 8 £375 +25.00% 1
Stockport - 8 £350 - 1
Coventry -7 5 £650 +209.52% 1
East Midlands +2 4 £550 +144.44% 1
Nottingham - 4 £550 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £550 - 1
South East +10 3 - - 4
South West -7 3 £325 -23.52% 2
Scotland -4 2 £414 +51.83%
Berkshire -7 2 - -
Swindon -9 2 £350 -17.64%
Edinburgh -9 2 £414 +51.83%
Wiltshire -19 2 £350 -17.64%
Shropshire - 2 £325 -
Yorkshire - 2 £310 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £310 -
Telford - 2 £325 -
Leeds - 2 £310 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +13 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -47 1 - - 1
North East -51 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -52 1 - - 1

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 126 (63.32%) User Experience
2 76 (38.19%) HTML
3 75 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (32.16%) CSS
5 52 (26.13%) Adobe
6 50 (25.13%) Photoshop
7 42 (21.11%) Wireframes
8 35 (17.59%) Prototyping
8 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
9 34 (17.09%) Adobe Illustrator
9 34 (17.09%) HTML5
10 30 (15.08%) Mobile App
10 30 (15.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 26 (13.07%) E-Commerce
12 22 (11.06%) Retail
13 21 (10.55%) Finance
13 21 (10.55%) Analytics
14 20 (10.05%) Marketing
15 18 (9.05%) Banking
15 18 (9.05%) Typography
16 17 (8.54%) Service Design
17 16 (8.04%) Degree
18 14 (7.04%) Graphic Design
18 14 (7.04%) jQuery
18 14 (7.04%) CMS
18 14 (7.04%) Web Services
18 14 (7.04%) CSS3
18 14 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
18 14 (7.04%) Front End Development
19 13 (6.53%) Web Usability

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 (7.04%) CMS
2 11 (5.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (3.52%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (25.13%) Photoshop
2 34 (17.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (15.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (5.53%) InDesign
5 6 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.51%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (2.51%) InVision
6 5 (2.51%) MS Office
6 5 (2.51%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.51%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.01%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.50%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) GitHub
3 1 (0.50%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) WebEx
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.52%) GIS
2 1 (0.50%) Big Data
2 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) gulp
2 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (11.06%) Retail
2 21 (10.55%) Finance
3 20 (10.05%) Marketing
4 18 (9.05%) Banking
5 10 (5.03%) Advertising
6 9 (4.52%) Publishing
7 7 (3.52%) Legal
8 6 (3.02%) Games
9 3 (1.51%) Billing
9 3 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (38.19%) HTML
2 64 (32.16%) CSS
3 34 (17.09%) HTML5
4 14 (7.04%) CSS3
4 14 (7.04%) jQuery
4 14 (7.04%) Web Services
5 9 (4.52%) D3.js
6 8 (4.02%) Middleware
7 6 (3.02%) CGI
7 6 (3.02%) JSON
7 6 (3.02%) Sass
8 5 (2.51%) PhoneGap
8 5 (2.51%) REST
9 4 (2.01%) .NET
9 4 (2.01%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.01%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (2.01%) Flash
9 4 (2.01%) LESS
9 4 (2.01%) Sencha Touch
9 4 (2.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 126 (63.32%) User Experience
2 30 (15.08%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.04%) Graphic Design
4 9 (4.52%) Social Media
5 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.02%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.51%) Statistics
8 4 (2.01%) Copywriting
8 4 (2.01%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.51%) RIA
10 2 (1.01%) Animation
10 2 (1.01%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.01%) Fintech
10 2 (1.01%) iPhone
10 2 (1.01%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.01%) Photography
10 2 (1.01%) SCORM
10 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.53%) Android
1 11 (5.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.50%) Linux
2 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.50%) Windows
2 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.11%) Wireframes
3 35 (17.59%) Prototyping
4 26 (13.07%) E-Commerce
5 21 (10.55%) Analytics
6 18 (9.05%) Typography
7 17 (8.54%) Service Design
8 14 (7.04%) Front End Development
8 14 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (6.53%) Web Usability
10 12 (6.03%) Content Management
10 12 (6.03%) MVC
10 12 (6.03%) UX Design
11 11 (5.53%) Web Analytics
11 11 (5.53%) Web Design
12 10 (5.03%) Rapid Prototyping
13 9 (4.52%) Web Application Development
14 8 (4.02%) Customer Insight
14 8 (4.02%) Tag Management
14 8 (4.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.51%) Java
3 4 (2.01%) C#
4 3 (1.51%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.04%) Degree
2 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.01%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.01%) WCAG
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) QA
Vendors
1 52 (26.13%) Adobe
2 8 (4.02%) Tableau
3 5 (2.51%) Sencha
4 2 (1.01%) Google
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle
5 1 (0.50%) Apple
5 1 (0.50%) Cognos
5 1 (0.50%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.50%) IBM
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.50%) Siebel
5 1 (0.50%) WorldPay
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