The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 538 544
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 65 85 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 55
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +11.53% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Digital Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Digital Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Designer in England

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Designer in England

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Designer in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Designer in England

Digital Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Designer in England

Digital Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
London -4 48 £413 +26.92% 5
West Midlands +13 6 £425 +30.76% 2
South East +15 3 £400 +17.64% 5
East of England - 3 £275 -
Yorkshire +29 1 £335 +48.88% 3
North West +16 1 £388 +29.16% 2
South West 0 1 £250 +13.63%
East Midlands -7 1 £250 -53.48% 3
Midlands - 1 - - 5
Digital Designer
UK

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 69 (56.10%) User Experience
2 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (32.52%) HTML
4 26 (21.14%) Prototyping
4 26 (21.14%) CSS
5 25 (20.33%) Photoshop
6 22 (17.89%) Adobe
7 21 (17.07%) Publishing
8 20 (16.26%) Degree
9 16 (13.01%) Wireframes
10 15 (12.20%) SEO
11 14 (11.38%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (10.57%) Finance
12 13 (10.57%) Social Media
12 13 (10.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (9.76%) Service Design
13 12 (9.76%) Web Application Development
14 11 (8.94%) Legal
14 11 (8.94%) Marketing
14 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
14 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
15 10 (8.13%) Typography
15 10 (8.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 10 (8.13%) Front End Development
15 10 (8.13%) Internet
16 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
16 9 (7.32%) Scrum
16 9 (7.32%) HTML5
17 8 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
18 7 (5.69%) Analytics

Digital Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (4.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (20.33%) Photoshop
2 14 (11.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (8.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.63%) InVision
7 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.81%) InDesign
7 1 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.81%) Snagit
7 1 (0.81%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.44%) GitHub
2 3 (2.44%) Google Drive
2 3 (2.44%) Slack
2 3 (2.44%) Trello
3 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Axure RP
1 5 (4.07%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 21 (17.07%) Publishing
2 13 (10.57%) Finance
3 11 (8.94%) Legal
3 11 (8.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.44%) Games
4 3 (2.44%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.52%) HTML
2 26 (21.14%) CSS
3 9 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (2.44%) CSS3
4 3 (2.44%) Material Design
5 2 (1.63%) Flash
5 2 (1.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.81%) .NET
6 1 (0.81%) jQuery
6 1 (0.81%) Node.js
6 1 (0.81%) React
6 1 (0.81%) REST
6 1 (0.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 69 (56.10%) User Experience
2 13 (10.57%) Social Media
3 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.44%) Animation
7 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.63%) Photography
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Android
1 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.14%) Prototyping
3 16 (13.01%) Wireframes
4 15 (12.20%) SEO
5 13 (10.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 12 (9.76%) Service Design
6 12 (9.76%) Web Application Development
7 10 (8.13%) Front End Development
7 10 (8.13%) Typography
8 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.32%) Scrum
9 8 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (5.69%) Analytics
10 7 (5.69%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (4.88%) Validation
11 6 (4.88%) Visualisation
11 6 (4.88%) Web Design
12 5 (4.07%) Content Writing
12 5 (4.07%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (4.07%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.81%) Java
2 1 (0.81%) PHP
2 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Adobe
2 2 (1.63%) Xerox
3 1 (0.81%) Google
3 1 (0.81%) hybris
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle
3 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £575 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago