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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Designer
Rank 545 539 522
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 85 105 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 82 92
Median daily rate £328 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +4 77 £340 -9.33% 32
London +7 49 £330 +1.53% 11
South East +22 10 £270 -10.00% 5
Scotland +15 8 £143 -69.18%
South West +9 5 £425 +246.93% 2
West Midlands -13 5 £530 - 2
Glasgow - 5 £125 -
Yorkshire +12 4 £400 -15.78% 4
Shropshire +2 4 £450 -
Telford -7 4 £450 -
West Yorkshire +25 3 £400 - 4
Leeds +19 3 £400 - 4
Hampshire +19 3 £250 +8.10% 2
Edinburgh +15 3 £200 -56.75%
Berkshire +10 3 £340 -28.42% 1
City of London -3 3 £325 +44.44% 1
East Midlands - 3 £510 - 1
Bristol +10 2 £500 +300.00% 1
Southampton - 2 £275 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £233 -
Nottingham - 2 £520 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £520 -
Kent - 2 £233 -
Somerset +20 1 - -
West Sussex +6 1 - - 1
Manchester +2 1 £180 - 2
North West +2 1 £180 +20.00% 5
Worthing -3 1 - - 1
Greenwich - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 130 (68.78%) User Experience
2 85 (44.97%) HTML
3 77 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (35.98%) CSS
5 62 (32.80%) Photoshop
6 54 (28.57%) Adobe
7 52 (27.51%) Wireframes
8 51 (26.98%) Prototyping
9 42 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 28 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 28 (14.81%) Marketing
10 28 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 26 (13.76%) Mobile App
12 24 (12.70%) HTML5
13 23 (12.17%) Typography
14 19 (10.05%) Degree
15 18 (9.52%) Rapid Prototyping
15 18 (9.52%) Service Design
15 18 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (8.47%) jQuery
16 16 (8.47%) Web Design
17 15 (7.94%) E-Commerce
18 14 (7.41%) Finance
19 13 (6.88%) Retail
19 13 (6.88%) Time Management
19 13 (6.88%) Web Development
19 13 (6.88%) Front End Development
20 12 (6.35%) Banking
21 11 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
21 11 (5.82%) Advertising

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 7 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (32.80%) Photoshop
2 42 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (5.82%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (4.76%) InDesign
6 8 (4.23%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (3.70%) Adobe Premiere
8 6 (3.17%) InVision
8 6 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (2.65%) Acrobat
10 4 (2.12%) Fireworks
11 3 (1.59%) MS Office
12 2 (1.06%) Edge Animate
12 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
13 1 (0.53%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.53%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
1 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.06%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) Internet
2 3 (1.59%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.12%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.59%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.53%) gulp
General
1 28 (14.81%) Marketing
2 14 (7.41%) Finance
3 13 (6.88%) Retail
4 12 (6.35%) Banking
5 11 (5.82%) Advertising
6 9 (4.76%) Games
6 9 (4.76%) Publishing
7 8 (4.23%) Legal
8 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.53%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.97%) HTML
2 68 (35.98%) CSS
3 24 (12.70%) HTML5
4 16 (8.47%) jQuery
5 5 (2.65%) CGI
6 4 (2.12%) CSS3
7 3 (1.59%) .NET
7 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.59%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (1.59%) Flash
7 3 (1.59%) JSON
7 3 (1.59%) PhoneGap
7 3 (1.59%) REST
7 3 (1.59%) Sencha Touch
7 3 (1.59%) WCF
7 3 (1.59%) Web Services
8 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.53%) D3.js
8 1 (0.53%) LESS
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 130 (68.78%) User Experience
2 26 (13.76%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.23%) Digital Media
3 8 (4.23%) Graphic Design
3 8 (4.23%) Social Media
4 6 (3.17%) Statistics
4 6 (3.17%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.59%) Animation
6 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.06%) Equities
6 2 (1.06%) Fintech
6 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.06%) IVR
6 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.06%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.53%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.53%) Photography
7 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.65%) Android
1 5 (2.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.51%) Wireframes
3 51 (26.98%) Prototyping
4 23 (12.17%) Typography
5 18 (9.52%) Rapid Prototyping
5 18 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (9.52%) Service Design
6 16 (8.47%) Web Design
7 15 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.88%) Front End Development
8 13 (6.88%) Time Management
8 13 (6.88%) Web Development
9 11 (5.82%) Customer Insight
9 11 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (4.76%) UX Design
11 8 (4.23%) Usability Testing
12 7 (3.70%) Guerrilla Research
12 7 (3.70%) SEO
13 6 (3.17%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 6 (3.17%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.17%) Java
3 3 (1.59%) C#
3 3 (1.59%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (10.05%) Degree
2 7 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.59%) MBA
5 3 (1.59%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.06%) WCAG
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 54 (28.57%) Adobe
2 3 (1.59%) Sencha
3 1 (0.53%) Cognos
3 1 (0.53%) DoubleClick
3 1 (0.53%) Facebook
3 1 (0.53%) Google
3 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
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