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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Designer
Rank 579 570 498
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 77 79 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 50 55
Median daily rate £325 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £425 £305
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +39.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £76.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.65%

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -16 76 £325 -18.75% 39
London +11 50 £425 +17.24% 14
South East -8 8 £250 -47.36% 8
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £208 - 1
North West +2 6 £300 -33.33% 5
West Midlands -7 6 £325 -3.70% 3
Manchester -11 4 £300 -33.33% 4
South West -13 4 £210 -50.58%
Telford -34 4 £325 -
Shropshire -35 4 £325 -
Stockport - 4 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £208 -
City of London +37 3 £263 -30.00% 4
Yorkshire +6 3 £225 -57.14% 4
Wiltshire -10 3 £220 -48.23%
Birmingham +2 2 £375 +5.26% 2
Swindon -3 2 - -
West Yorkshire -4 2 £310 -40.95% 4
Leeds -9 2 £310 -40.95% 4
East Midlands +12 1 £475 +111.11% 4
Newbury +2 1 £340 -
Bristol 0 1 £200 -
Edinburgh -2 1 £378 +16.15%
Scotland -17 1 £378 +16.15% 2
Berkshire -19 1 £340 - 2
North East -45 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -51 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -53 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 89 (48.63%) User Experience
2 62 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (31.69%) HTML
4 46 (25.14%) Adobe
5 45 (24.59%) CSS
6 44 (24.04%) Photoshop
7 40 (21.86%) Wireframes
8 39 (21.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 29 (15.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 27 (14.75%) JavaScript
11 25 (13.66%) HTML5
12 23 (12.57%) E-Commerce
13 20 (10.93%) Finance
13 20 (10.93%) Mobile App
13 20 (10.93%) Typography
14 19 (10.38%) Analytics
14 19 (10.38%) Banking
15 16 (8.74%) InDesign
16 15 (8.20%) CMS
16 15 (8.20%) Retail
16 15 (8.20%) Content Management
16 15 (8.20%) CSS3
17 14 (7.65%) Web Services
18 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
19 12 (6.56%) Social Media
19 12 (6.56%) User Stories
20 11 (6.01%) Graphic Design
20 11 (6.01%) Web Analytics
20 11 (6.01%) Marketing
20 11 (6.01%) MVC

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 15 (8.20%) CMS
2 10 (5.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (3.83%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (24.04%) Photoshop
2 39 (21.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (15.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (8.74%) InDesign
5 8 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.73%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.64%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.09%) MS Office
8 2 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.55%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.55%) GitHub
1 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.55%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) Intranet
2 2 (1.09%) WebEx
3 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) GIS
2 1 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) JUnit
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (10.93%) Finance
2 19 (10.38%) Banking
3 15 (8.20%) Retail
4 11 (6.01%) Marketing
5 10 (5.46%) Publishing
6 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.83%) Billing
8 6 (3.28%) Advertising
9 4 (2.19%) Games
10 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.09%) Legal
10 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (31.69%) HTML
2 45 (24.59%) CSS
3 25 (13.66%) HTML5
4 15 (8.20%) CSS3
5 14 (7.65%) Web Services
6 9 (4.92%) Middleware
7 8 (4.37%) D3.js
8 7 (3.83%) jQuery
9 6 (3.28%) JSON
9 6 (3.28%) Sass
10 5 (2.73%) REST
11 4 (2.19%) LESS
11 4 (2.19%) PhoneGap
12 3 (1.64%) .NET
12 3 (1.64%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.64%) Ajax
12 3 (1.64%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.64%) Apache Cordova
12 3 (1.64%) Sencha Touch
12 3 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (48.63%) User Experience
2 20 (10.93%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.56%) Social Media
4 11 (6.01%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.73%) DTV
5 5 (2.73%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.19%) Animation
6 4 (2.19%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.64%) Online Games
7 3 (1.64%) RIA
8 2 (1.09%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.09%) Fintech
8 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Photography
8 2 (1.09%) SCORM
8 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.37%) Android
1 8 (4.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.55%) Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.86%) Wireframes
3 23 (12.57%) E-Commerce
4 20 (10.93%) Typography
5 19 (10.38%) Analytics
6 15 (8.20%) Content Management
7 12 (6.56%) User Stories
8 11 (6.01%) Front End Development
8 11 (6.01%) MVC
8 11 (6.01%) Web Analytics
9 10 (5.46%) Service Design
10 9 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (4.92%) Tag Management
11 8 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.37%) Scrum
11 8 (4.37%) Web Application Development
11 8 (4.37%) Web Usability
12 7 (3.83%) Web Design
13 6 (3.28%) Infographics
14 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.75%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.19%) Java
3 3 (1.64%) C#
4 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.55%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.55%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.37%) Degree
3 4 (2.19%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 46 (25.14%) Adobe
2 8 (4.37%) Tableau
3 4 (2.19%) Sencha
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle
4 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.55%) Apple
5 1 (0.55%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.55%) Google
5 1 (0.55%) IBM
5 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.55%) Siebel
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Flexibility depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago