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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Designer
Rank 574 530 515
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 39 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.12% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £298 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £213
% change year-on-year
+27.11% +38.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -64.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -

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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 21 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 27 May 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 -39 38 £350 +18.64% 17
South East -6 14 - - 3
Berkshire +10 12 - -
London -16 12 £315 +1.20% 6
South West +15 9 £425 +58.87% 2
Swindon +14 8 £425 +93.18% 1
Wiltshire +10 8 £425 +93.18% 1
Slough - 8 - -
High Wycombe - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £225 - 1
Maidenhead +4 1 - -
Leicestershire +1 1 £225 +164.70%
Edinburgh -5 1 £325 -26.55% 1
Scotland -7 1 £325 -26.55% 1
East Midlands -13 1 £225 +164.70%
City of London -30 1 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Gloucester - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 -

Digital Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 37 (59.68%) User Experience
2 29 (46.77%) HTML
3 26 (41.94%) CSS
3 26 (41.94%) Marketing
4 24 (38.71%) Photoshop
5 22 (35.48%) Adobe
6 18 (29.03%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (22.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (20.97%) Finance
9 11 (17.74%) HTML5
10 8 (12.90%) OpenUP
11 7 (11.29%) Banking
12 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
12 5 (8.06%) jQuery
13 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (6.45%) Degree
13 4 (6.45%) Social Media
13 4 (6.45%) Advertising
13 4 (6.45%) Retail
13 4 (6.45%) Web Design
13 4 (6.45%) E-Learning
13 4 (6.45%) Flash
13 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
13 4 (6.45%) Content Management
13 4 (6.45%) CSS3
14 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
14 3 (4.84%) Internet
14 3 (4.84%) InDesign
15 2 (3.23%) iPad

Digital Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.23%) CMS
1 2 (3.23%) WordPress
2 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Photoshop
2 18 (29.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (22.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.84%) InDesign
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
General
1 26 (41.94%) Marketing
2 13 (20.97%) Finance
3 7 (11.29%) Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.45%) Retail
5 4 (6.45%) Advertising
6 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) HTML
2 26 (41.94%) CSS
3 11 (17.74%) HTML5
4 5 (8.06%) jQuery
5 4 (6.45%) Flash
5 4 (6.45%) CSS3
6 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (59.68%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Social Media
2 4 (6.45%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.23%) iPad
4 2 (3.23%) Copywriting
4 2 (3.23%) Social Network
4 2 (3.23%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.61%) Photography
5 1 (1.61%) Psychology
5 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.61%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) OpenUP
2 4 (6.45%) Web Design
2 4 (6.45%) Content Management
2 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.23%) Workflow
5 1 (1.61%) CRM
5 1 (1.61%) Project Management
5 1 (1.61%) Usability Testing
5 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.61%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (1.61%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (1.61%) Information Architecture
5 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Adobe
2 2 (3.23%) Facebook
2 2 (3.23%) Twitter
3 1 (1.61%) Quark
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
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