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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Designer
UK
Rank 534 534 536
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 63 88 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 68 53
Median daily rate £325 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.49% +6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £519 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-42.10% +5.55%
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 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +8 58 £345 -13.75% 23
London +2 25 £340 +7.08% 13
South East +10 14 £258 -45.78% 5
Leeds +19 9 £250 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire +18 9 £250 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +14 9 £250 -9.09% 1
Scotland +23 5 £125 -66.66%
Glasgow - 5 £125 -
South West +8 4 £500 +72.41%
Worthing - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire +7 3 £340 -28.42% 2
Hampshire +3 2 £250 +8.10% 1
Bristol -4 2 £500 +300.00%
West Midlands -6 2 £515 - 1
City of London -9 2 £325 +44.44% 4
North East -24 2 £351 -31.12%
Tyne and Wear -26 2 £351 -31.79%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 2 £351 -31.79%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £233 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £520 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £233 -
Nottingham - 2 £520 -
East Midlands - 2 £520 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Exeter - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £225 -
Southampton - 1 £275 - 1

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 101 (60.84%) User Experience
2 84 (50.60%) HTML
3 69 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (39.76%) CSS
5 52 (31.33%) Prototyping
5 52 (31.33%) Photoshop
6 44 (26.51%) Adobe
7 43 (25.90%) Wireframes
8 42 (25.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 29 (17.47%) Mobile App
10 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
11 25 (15.06%) HTML5
12 23 (13.86%) Marketing
13 22 (13.25%) Rapid Prototyping
13 22 (13.25%) Finance
13 22 (13.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 18 (10.84%) Typography
15 17 (10.24%) Degree
16 14 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
17 13 (7.83%) Web Design
18 12 (7.23%) Banking
18 12 (7.23%) E-Commerce
18 12 (7.23%) OmniGraffle
19 11 (6.63%) Front End Development
19 11 (6.63%) Service Design
19 11 (6.63%) Axure RP
19 11 (6.63%) Web Development
20 10 (6.02%) Time Management
20 10 (6.02%) jQuery
21 9 (5.42%) Retail

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 8 (4.82%) CMS
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (31.33%) Photoshop
2 42 (25.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (13.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (7.23%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (4.82%) InDesign
6 7 (4.22%) Adobe Premiere
7 5 (3.01%) Acrobat
7 5 (3.01%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (2.41%) Fireworks
8 4 (2.41%) InVision
9 3 (1.81%) Edge Animate
10 1 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.60%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Magento
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.20%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) Internet
2 3 (1.81%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Axure RP
2 9 (5.42%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (13.86%) Marketing
2 22 (13.25%) Finance
3 12 (7.23%) Banking
4 9 (5.42%) Retail
5 8 (4.82%) Advertising
5 8 (4.82%) Games
6 7 (4.22%) Publishing
7 4 (2.41%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.60%) Electronics
10 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (50.60%) HTML
2 66 (39.76%) CSS
3 25 (15.06%) HTML5
4 10 (6.02%) jQuery
5 5 (3.01%) CSS3
6 2 (1.20%) .NET
6 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.20%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (1.20%) CGI
6 2 (1.20%) Flash
6 2 (1.20%) JSON
6 2 (1.20%) PhoneGap
6 2 (1.20%) REST
6 2 (1.20%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (1.20%) WCF
6 2 (1.20%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) LESS
7 1 (0.60%) Sass
7 1 (0.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 101 (60.84%) User Experience
2 29 (17.47%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.42%) Animation
4 8 (4.82%) Social Media
5 6 (3.61%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.01%) Graphic Design
6 5 (3.01%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.81%) Photography
7 3 (1.81%) Statistics
8 2 (1.20%) Equities
8 2 (1.20%) Fintech
8 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.20%) IVR
8 2 (1.20%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.41%) Android
1 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.33%) Prototyping
3 43 (25.90%) Wireframes
4 22 (13.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 18 (10.84%) Typography
6 14 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (7.83%) Web Design
8 12 (7.23%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.63%) Front End Development
9 11 (6.63%) Service Design
9 11 (6.63%) Web Development
10 10 (6.02%) Time Management
11 9 (5.42%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 8 (4.82%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
12 8 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.82%) Usability Testing
13 6 (3.61%) Customer Insight
13 6 (3.61%) Guerrilla Research
13 6 (3.61%) Product Management
13 6 (3.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.01%) Java
3 2 (1.20%) C#
3 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (10.24%) Degree
2 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.81%) MBA
5 3 (1.81%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 44 (26.51%) Adobe
2 2 (1.20%) Sencha
3 1 (0.60%) DoubleClick
3 1 (0.60%) Facebook
3 1 (0.60%) Google
3 1 (0.60%) SAP
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