The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 376 370
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 27 63 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 56 26
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £228 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £250
% change year-on-year -22.22% +80.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Digital Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Designer in London

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Designer in London

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Designer in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Designer in London

Digital Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Designer in London

Digital Designer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London -4 7 £400 +60.00% 5
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Digital Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 35 (59.32%) User Experience
2 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.51%) HTML
4 15 (25.42%) CSS
5 14 (23.73%) Photoshop
6 12 (20.34%) Wireframes
7 10 (16.95%) Adobe
8 9 (15.25%) Prototyping
9 8 (13.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
9 8 (13.56%) Marketing
10 7 (11.86%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (11.86%) Finance
10 7 (11.86%) Axure RP
11 6 (10.17%) Web Application Development
12 5 (8.47%) Social Media
12 5 (8.47%) Web Usability
12 5 (8.47%) Usability Testing
12 5 (8.47%) Graphic Design
12 5 (8.47%) Animation
12 5 (8.47%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.78%) Web Development
13 4 (6.78%) Retail
13 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
13 4 (6.78%) HTML5
14 3 (5.08%) Rapid Prototyping
14 3 (5.08%) Product Management
14 3 (5.08%) Degree

Digital Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (5.08%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Photoshop
2 8 (13.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (11.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (8.47%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.69%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.69%) InDesign
5 1 (1.69%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (13.56%) Marketing
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Publishing
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 15 (25.42%) CSS
3 4 (6.78%) HTML5
4 2 (3.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.69%) LESS
5 1 (1.69%) Material Design
5 1 (1.69%) Sass
5 1 (1.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) User Experience
2 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.47%) Animation
3 5 (8.47%) Graphic Design
3 5 (8.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) Blog
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Android
1 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) Wireframes
3 9 (15.25%) Prototyping
4 6 (10.17%) Web Application Development
5 5 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (8.47%) Usability Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Web Usability
6 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
6 4 (6.78%) Web Development
7 3 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.08%) Product Management
7 3 (5.08%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (5.08%) Scrum
7 3 (5.08%) Typography
8 2 (3.39%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 2 (3.39%) Iconography
8 2 (3.39%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 2 (3.39%) Service Design
8 2 (3.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Adobe
2 1 (1.69%) DoubleClick
2 1 (1.69%) Facebook
2 1 (1.69%) SAP
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