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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Designer
Rank 592 545 542
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 38 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £188
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +110.71%

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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 20 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 2 September 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 -30 31 £300 +5.26% 25
London -12 16 £300 +7.14% 11
South West +3 8 £225 -47.05%
Wiltshire -1 7 £238 -
Scotland -3 7 £273 -16.79% 1
Edinburgh -5 7 £273 -32.71% 1
City of London +12 6 £300 +8.20% 2
Yorkshire -25 4 - - 4
Leeds - 4 - - 1
Swindon - 4 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
Chippenham - 3 £225 -
South East -21 2 - - 5
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Leicestershire -4 1 £225 +18.42%
East Midlands -13 1 £225 +18.42% 2
Oxfordshire -18 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £170 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - - 1

Digital Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 38 (48.72%) Adobe
2 35 (44.87%) User Experience
3 26 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 24 (30.77%) HTML
4 24 (30.77%) Photoshop
4 24 (30.77%) Marketing
5 22 (28.21%) CSS
5 22 (28.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (23.08%) Finance
7 12 (15.38%) Banking
7 12 (15.38%) HTML5
8 10 (12.82%) InDesign
9 8 (10.26%) Advertising
9 8 (10.26%) OpenUP
10 7 (8.97%) CSS3
10 7 (8.97%) Flash
10 7 (8.97%) Retail
11 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 6 (7.69%) Web Design
12 5 (6.41%) Social Media
12 5 (6.41%) Internet
12 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.41%) Degree
13 4 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (5.13%) jQuery
13 4 (5.13%) Kanban
13 4 (5.13%) Scrum
13 4 (5.13%) Content Management
13 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.13%) JavaScript

Digital Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (1.28%) CMS
1 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 24 (30.77%) Photoshop
3 22 (28.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (12.82%) InDesign
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.56%) MS Office
5 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.28%) 3ds Max
6 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 24 (30.77%) Marketing
2 18 (23.08%) Finance
3 12 (15.38%) Banking
4 8 (10.26%) Advertising
5 7 (8.97%) Retail
6 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.85%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.56%) Legal
9 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) HTML
2 22 (28.21%) CSS
3 12 (15.38%) HTML5
4 7 (8.97%) CSS3
4 7 (8.97%) Flash
5 4 (5.13%) jQuery
6 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (44.87%) User Experience
2 5 (6.41%) Social Media
3 3 (3.85%) iPad
3 3 (3.85%) FMCG
3 3 (3.85%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Graphic Design
3 3 (3.85%) Copywriting
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Social Network
4 2 (2.56%) Video Editing
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
1 4 (5.13%) Android
1 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.26%) OpenUP
2 6 (7.69%) Web Design
3 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.13%) Scrum
4 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.13%) Content Management
4 4 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (5.13%) Kanban
5 3 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (2.56%) Workflow
6 2 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (1.28%) Analytics
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile First
7 1 (1.28%) Email Marketing
7 1 (1.28%) Display Advertising
7 1 (1.28%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
1 4 (5.13%) ActionScript
2 2 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.28%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Adobe
2 3 (3.85%) Facebook
2 3 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) ATG
3 1 (1.28%) DoubleClick
3 1 (1.28%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) hybris
3 1 (1.28%) Demandware
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