The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Junior Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Designer
Rank 629 625 608
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Designer 12 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.024% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.025% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Median daily rate £175 £138 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £125 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 - £220
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
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 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Junior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Junior Designer in the job title.

Junior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK.

Junior Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Junior Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Junior Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK.

Junior Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Designer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -15 12 £175 +27.27% 14
London +1 10 £180 +30.90% 3
Berkshire -3 2 £125 -
South East -9 2 £125 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £125 -

Junior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Junior 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 Junior Designer in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) Photoshop
2 10 (43.48%) User Experience
3 9 (39.13%) Adobe
3 9 (39.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) Wireframes
6 5 (21.74%) Graphic Design
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) Marketing
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) Retail
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
8 3 (13.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (13.04%) Web Development
9 2 (8.70%) Web Design
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
9 2 (8.70%) CGI
9 2 (8.70%) Psychology
9 2 (8.70%) Multimedia
9 2 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (8.70%) WordPress
9 2 (8.70%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (4.35%) Typography
10 1 (4.35%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
10 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (4.35%) BigMachines
10 1 (4.35%) Front End Development

Junior 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 2 (8.70%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Photoshop
2 9 (39.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) 3ds Max
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.35%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (4.35%) InDesign
4 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BigMachines
1 1 (4.35%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
2 3 (13.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) CGI
4 1 (4.35%) Mason
4 1 (4.35%) Sass
4 1 (4.35%) Visualforce
4 1 (4.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) User Experience
2 5 (21.74%) Graphic Design
3 2 (8.70%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (8.70%) Psychology
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Photography
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Wireframes
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 1 (4.35%) SEO
5 1 (4.35%) Typography
5 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) Siebel