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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Designer
Rank 532 565 502
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 115 101 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 69 93
Median daily rate £375 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +54.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.50

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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +28 110 £375 +5.26% 25
London +37 69 £350 +3.70% 11
West Midlands -25 12 £550 +69.23% 2
City of London +22 11 £275 -8.33% 2
Manchester - 10 £413 - 1
North West - 10 £413 - 1
South West +18 8 £325 +44.44% 1
Coventry - 7 £650 - 1
Berkshire +15 6 £235 - 2
South East +14 6 £235 -18.96% 3
Scotland +9 5 £378 +71.59%
Edinburgh +7 5 £378 +71.59%
Stockport - 5 £425 -
Wiltshire +15 4 £325 +44.44%
Yorkshire +3 4 £400 -15.78% 4
Swindon - 4 £325 -
East Midlands -5 3 £550 +144.44% 2
Birmingham -18 3 £550 +69.23% 1
Devon - 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 £205 - 2
Exeter - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +8 2 £389 - 3
Shropshire -20 2 £450 -
Telford -27 2 £450 -
Sheffield - 2 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £525 -
Nottingham - 2 £550 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £550 -
Greenwich - 1 - -

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 129 (64.50%) User Experience
2 82 (41.00%) HTML
3 77 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (32.50%) CSS
5 61 (30.50%) Photoshop
6 60 (30.00%) Adobe
7 49 (24.50%) Wireframes
8 41 (20.50%) Adobe Illustrator
9 39 (19.50%) Prototyping
10 37 (18.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 35 (17.50%) JavaScript
12 32 (16.00%) HTML5
13 28 (14.00%) Marketing
13 28 (14.00%) Mobile App
14 23 (11.50%) Typography
15 22 (11.00%) Degree
16 20 (10.00%) jQuery
16 20 (10.00%) E-Commerce
16 20 (10.00%) Finance
17 19 (9.50%) Banking
17 19 (9.50%) Retail
17 19 (9.50%) Responsive Web Design
18 16 (8.00%) Service Design
19 14 (7.00%) Advertising
19 14 (7.00%) Front End Development
20 13 (6.50%) Customer Insight
20 13 (6.50%) InDesign
20 13 (6.50%) Time Management
21 12 (6.00%) Graphic Design
21 12 (6.00%) Apple iOS

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 12 (6.00%) CMS
2 6 (3.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 61 (30.50%) Photoshop
2 41 (20.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (18.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (6.50%) InDesign
5 10 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (3.00%) InVision
6 6 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (2.50%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (2.50%) MS Office
8 3 (1.50%) Fireworks
8 3 (1.50%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.50%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) GitHub
3 1 (0.50%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (1.50%) Intranet
3 2 (1.00%) WebEx
4 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.50%) gulp
4 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 28 (14.00%) Marketing
2 20 (10.00%) Finance
3 19 (9.50%) Banking
3 19 (9.50%) Retail
4 14 (7.00%) Advertising
5 11 (5.50%) Games
6 8 (4.00%) Publishing
7 7 (3.50%) Legal
8 3 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.50%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.00%) HTML
2 65 (32.50%) CSS
3 32 (16.00%) HTML5
4 20 (10.00%) jQuery
5 10 (5.00%) Web Services
6 8 (4.00%) CGI
7 7 (3.50%) JSON
8 6 (3.00%) .NET
8 6 (3.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.00%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (3.00%) CSS3
8 6 (3.00%) PhoneGap
8 6 (3.00%) REST
8 6 (3.00%) Sencha Touch
8 6 (3.00%) WCF
9 5 (2.50%) Sass
10 4 (2.00%) LESS
10 4 (2.00%) Middleware
11 2 (1.00%) Flash
12 1 (0.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (64.50%) User Experience
2 28 (14.00%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.00%) Graphic Design
4 8 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 7 (3.50%) Social Media
5 7 (3.50%) Statistics
6 4 (2.00%) Fintech
6 4 (2.00%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.00%) Equities
8 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.00%) iPhone
8 2 (1.00%) IVR
8 2 (1.00%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.00%) SCORM
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.00%) Android
1 12 (6.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.50%) Wireframes
3 39 (19.50%) Prototyping
4 23 (11.50%) Typography
5 20 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 19 (9.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (8.00%) Service Design
8 14 (7.00%) Front End Development
9 13 (6.50%) Customer Insight
9 13 (6.50%) Time Management
10 12 (6.00%) UX Design
11 10 (5.00%) Analytics
11 10 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (5.00%) Web Design
12 9 (4.50%) Content Management
12 9 (4.50%) Guerrilla Research
12 9 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.50%) Web Usability
13 8 (4.00%) Usability Testing
13 8 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.00%) C#
2 6 (3.00%) Java
3 5 (2.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (11.00%) Degree
2 7 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.50%) MBA
5 3 (1.50%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) WCAG
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 60 (30.00%) Adobe
2 6 (3.00%) Sencha
3 2 (1.00%) Google
4 1 (0.50%) Cognos
4 1 (0.50%) WorldPay
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