The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 370 406
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 48 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 22
Median daily rate £413 £325 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +3.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £222 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 25 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
City of London +6 7 £425 - 2
Digital Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 40 (51.95%) User Experience
2 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.27%) HTML
4 18 (23.38%) Prototyping
5 17 (22.08%) Photoshop
6 13 (16.88%) Adobe
7 11 (14.29%) Wireframes
8 10 (12.99%) Service Design
8 10 (12.99%) Degree
8 10 (12.99%) CSS
9 9 (11.69%) Typography
10 8 (10.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (10.39%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
11 7 (9.09%) Web Application Development
12 6 (7.79%) Marketing
12 6 (7.79%) Finance
12 6 (7.79%) Publishing
12 6 (7.79%) Validation
12 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
13 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.49%) SEO
13 5 (6.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
14 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
14 4 (5.19%) Data Visualisation
14 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (5.19%) Axure RP
14 4 (5.19%) Iconography
14 4 (5.19%) CMS

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 4 (5.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Photoshop
2 8 (10.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (10.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.60%) InVision
5 1 (1.30%) InDesign
5 1 (1.30%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.30%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (3.90%) GitHub
1 3 (3.90%) Google Drive
1 3 (3.90%) Slack
1 3 (3.90%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
1 6 (7.79%) Marketing
1 6 (7.79%) Publishing
2 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.90%) Games
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Danish Language
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) HTML
2 10 (12.99%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) HTML5
3 3 (3.90%) Material Design
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) CSS3
5 1 (1.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 40 (51.95%) User Experience
2 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.19%) Graphic Design
4 4 (5.19%) Social Media
5 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Android
1 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Prototyping
3 11 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 10 (12.99%) Service Design
5 9 (11.69%) Typography
6 7 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 6 (7.79%) Validation
8 5 (6.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.49%) SEO
9 4 (5.19%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (5.19%) Iconography
9 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.19%) Scrum
9 4 (5.19%) Time Management
9 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
9 4 (5.19%) Web Usability
10 3 (3.90%) Front End Development
10 3 (3.90%) Infographics
10 3 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Adobe
2 1 (1.30%) hybris
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