The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 515 515 546
Rank change year-on-year 0 +31  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 61 109 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 87 34
Median daily rate £350 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £250
% change year-on-year -22.22% +80.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £45.00

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 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -1 28 £350 -12.50% 16
South East +22 15 £350 +40.00% 5
North East -23 7 £320 -36.00%
Yorkshire +19 6 £325 -13.33% 1
West Midlands +22 4 £500 - 2
South West +2 4 £250 -9.90% 1
East of England - 1 £450 - 1
Digital Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 72 (60.00%) User Experience
2 52 (43.33%) HTML
3 48 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (35.83%) CSS
5 32 (26.67%) Photoshop
6 26 (21.67%) Prototyping
7 25 (20.83%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (19.17%) Adobe
9 20 (16.67%) Mobile App
10 17 (14.17%) Rapid Prototyping
10 17 (14.17%) Wireframes
11 16 (13.33%) Finance
11 16 (13.33%) Publishing
12 15 (12.50%) Web Application Development
13 14 (11.67%) Social Media
14 13 (10.83%) HTML5
15 12 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 12 (10.00%) Marketing
15 12 (10.00%) Web Design
15 12 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 11 (9.17%) Front End Development
16 11 (9.17%) Dreamweaver
17 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
17 10 (8.33%) SEO
17 10 (8.33%) Legal
17 10 (8.33%) Degree
17 10 (8.33%) Animation
17 10 (8.33%) Typography
18 9 (7.50%) Axure RP
19 7 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design

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 5 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 25 (20.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (4.17%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (3.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (3.33%) InDesign
6 3 (2.50%) Edge Animate
6 3 (2.50%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.67%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.83%) InVision
8 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (7.50%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (13.33%) Finance
1 16 (13.33%) Publishing
2 12 (10.00%) Marketing
3 10 (8.33%) Legal
4 6 (5.00%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (43.33%) HTML
2 43 (35.83%) CSS
3 13 (10.83%) HTML5
4 4 (3.33%) CSS3
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) Flash
5 1 (0.83%) jQuery
5 1 (0.83%) LESS
5 1 (0.83%) Material Design
5 1 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.83%) Sass
5 1 (0.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 72 (60.00%) User Experience
2 20 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 14 (11.67%) Social Media
4 10 (8.33%) Animation
5 5 (4.17%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.33%) Photography
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.83%) Blog
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.83%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.67%) Android
1 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.67%) Prototyping
3 17 (14.17%) Rapid Prototyping
3 17 (14.17%) Wireframes
4 15 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 12 (10.00%) Web Design
6 11 (9.17%) Front End Development
7 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.33%) SEO
7 10 (8.33%) Typography
8 7 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (5.83%) Scrum
8 7 (5.83%) Usability Testing
9 6 (5.00%) Service Design
9 6 (5.00%) Web Usability
10 5 (4.17%) Web Development
11 4 (3.33%) Content Management
11 4 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (3.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 4 (3.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (0.83%) C
3 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) Adobe
2 2 (1.67%) Google
3 1 (0.83%) DoubleClick
3 1 (0.83%) Facebook
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) SAP
3 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
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