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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Designer
UK
Rank 531 520 569
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 71 107 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 87 37
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £458 £440
% change year-on-year
-23.49% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +5 69 £350 -12.50% 21
London -1 29 £375 +14.50% 5
South East +27 18 £350 -26.31% 4
Yorkshire +25 10 £363 -3.33% 4
West Yorkshire +19 10 £363 -3.33% 4
Leeds +8 10 £363 -3.33% 4
West Sussex - 10 £350 -
Worthing - 9 £350 -
City of London +8 7 £400 +68.42% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 5 £350 -30.00% 1
North East -26 5 £350 -30.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -32 5 £350 -30.00% 1
Berkshire +5 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £500 - 1
South West +2 3 £343 +41.23% 1
Coventry - 3 £500 -
Scotland +14 2 £125 -65.75%
Buckinghamshire +2 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £520 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £520 -
Devon - 2 £475 -
Nottingham - 2 £520 -
Glasgow - 2 £125 -
Bristol 0 1 £210 +7.69%
Kent - 1 £240 -
Hampshire - 1 £300 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £240 -
Plymouth - 1 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 98 (61.25%) User Experience
2 74 (46.25%) HTML
3 62 (38.75%) CSS
4 61 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (29.38%) Photoshop
6 44 (27.50%) Prototyping
7 39 (24.38%) Adobe
8 38 (23.75%) Adobe Illustrator
9 36 (22.50%) Wireframes
10 25 (15.63%) Mobile App
11 22 (13.75%) Marketing
11 22 (13.75%) JavaScript
12 20 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
12 20 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 19 (11.88%) HTML5
14 17 (10.63%) Typography
14 17 (10.63%) Finance
15 16 (10.00%) Web Design
15 16 (10.00%) Degree
16 15 (9.38%) Publishing
16 15 (9.38%) Front End Development
17 13 (8.13%) Social Media
18 12 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
18 12 (7.50%) Web Application Development
19 11 (6.88%) E-Commerce
19 11 (6.88%) Dreamweaver
19 11 (6.88%) Axure RP
20 10 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
20 10 (6.25%) Animation
20 10 (6.25%) SEO

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 6 (3.75%) CMS
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (29.38%) Photoshop
2 38 (23.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (4.38%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (3.13%) Acrobat
6 5 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (3.13%) InDesign
7 3 (1.88%) Edge Animate
7 3 (1.88%) Fireworks
8 2 (1.25%) InVision
9 1 (0.63%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.63%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Axure RP
1 11 (6.88%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 22 (13.75%) Marketing
2 17 (10.63%) Finance
3 15 (9.38%) Publishing
4 9 (5.63%) Banking
5 7 (4.38%) Legal
6 6 (3.75%) Advertising
6 6 (3.75%) Games
6 6 (3.75%) Multimedia
7 5 (3.13%) Retail
8 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (46.25%) HTML
2 62 (38.75%) CSS
3 19 (11.88%) HTML5
4 7 (4.38%) jQuery
5 5 (3.13%) CSS3
6 2 (1.25%) .NET
6 2 (1.25%) REST
7 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.63%) Flash
7 1 (0.63%) JSON
7 1 (0.63%) LESS
7 1 (0.63%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.63%) Sass
7 1 (0.63%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (0.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.63%) WCF
7 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 98 (61.25%) User Experience
2 25 (15.63%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.13%) Social Media
4 10 (6.25%) Animation
5 5 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 5 (3.13%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.50%) Photography
7 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.25%) Fintech
8 2 (1.25%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.63%) Blog
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.50%) Prototyping
3 36 (22.50%) Wireframes
4 20 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
5 17 (10.63%) Typography
6 16 (10.00%) Web Design
7 15 (9.38%) Front End Development
8 12 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (7.50%) Web Application Development
9 11 (6.88%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.25%) SEO
10 10 (6.25%) Web Development
11 8 (5.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 8 (5.00%) Service Design
11 8 (5.00%) Time Management
12 7 (4.38%) Scrum
12 7 (4.38%) Usability Testing
13 6 (3.75%) Content Management
13 6 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (3.75%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) C
3 1 (0.63%) C#
3 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.25%) MBA
5 2 (1.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.88%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (24.38%) Adobe
2 2 (1.25%) Google
3 1 (0.63%) DoubleClick
3 1 (0.63%) Facebook
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle
3 1 (0.63%) SAP
3 1 (0.63%) Sencha
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