Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Digital Designer
London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 232 292
Rank change year-on-year +14 +60 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 16 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
City of London median daily rate £413 £363 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +1.75% +23.91%
10th Percentile £343 £244 £223
90th Percentile £488 £438 £459
London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6214 6572 10815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.75% 95.25% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4783 5312 8273
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £311 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 80 167
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.87% +1.30% +2.15%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.48 £10.40
90th Percentile £30.06 £35.86 £37.02
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%

Digital Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Digital Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Designer in the City of London

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital Designer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Designer in the City of London

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Designer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Designer in the City of London

Digital Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Designer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Designer in the City of London

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 across the City of London region featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) User Experience
2 7 (43.75%) Service Design
2 7 (43.75%) Prototyping
3 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (37.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (12.50%) Publishing
4 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
5 1 (6.25%) Ethnography
5 1 (6.25%) Ethnographic Research
5 1 (6.25%) Google Drive
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) InVision
5 1 (6.25%) Slack
5 1 (6.25%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (6.25%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (6.25%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) NHS
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) SEO
5 1 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management

Digital Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) InVision
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Google Drive
1 1 (6.25%) Slack
1 1 (6.25%) Trello
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) User Experience
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Prototyping
1 7 (43.75%) Service Design
2 6 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
4 1 (6.25%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) Copywriting
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (6.25%) Ethnographic Research
4 1 (6.25%) Ethnography
4 1 (6.25%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe
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