Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 538 482 518
Rank change year-on-year -56 +36 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 96 125 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 86 71
London median daily rate £425 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.46% +5.92% -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £205
90th Percentile £564 £500 £478
England median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Digital Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -21 11 £438 +7.69% 2
South London -26 8 £550 +37.50%
West London -9 1 £255 -21.54%
Digital Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 64 (66.67%) User Experience
2 52 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (30.21%) Finance
4 24 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 23 (23.96%) Photoshop
5 23 (23.96%) Adobe
6 21 (21.88%) HTML
7 20 (20.83%) Mobile App
7 20 (20.83%) Wireframes
8 19 (19.79%) Typography
9 18 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (17.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (16.67%) Service Design
12 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
12 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
12 13 (13.54%) InVision
13 12 (12.50%) Degree
14 11 (11.46%) CSS
15 10 (10.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 10 (10.42%) Web Design
15 10 (10.42%) Banking
15 10 (10.42%) Marketing
15 10 (10.42%) Social Media
16 9 (9.38%) Iconography
17 8 (8.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
17 8 (8.33%) Axure RP
17 8 (8.33%) Wealth Management
17 8 (8.33%) Internet
18 7 (7.29%) Publishing
18 7 (7.29%) Graphic Design

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 5 (5.21%) CMS
2 3 (3.13%) Marvel
3 2 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Ethereum
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Photoshop
2 18 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (13.54%) InVision
4 7 (7.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (4.17%) InDesign
7 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
8 2 (2.08%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (2.08%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.13%) GitHub
2 3 (3.13%) Google Drive
2 3 (3.13%) Slack
2 3 (3.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 29 (30.21%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
2 10 (10.42%) Marketing
3 7 (7.29%) Publishing
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 3 (3.13%) Games
6 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Local Government
6 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) HTML
2 11 (11.46%) CSS
3 4 (4.17%) HTML5
4 3 (3.13%) CSS3
5 2 (2.08%) Material Design
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.04%) Handlebars
6 1 (1.04%) jQuery
6 1 (1.04%) LESS
6 1 (1.04%) Middleware
6 1 (1.04%) Mustache
6 1 (1.04%) Sass
6 1 (1.04%) SVG
6 1 (1.04%) Twig
6 1 (1.04%) Web Services
6 1 (1.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (66.67%) User Experience
2 20 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.42%) Social Media
4 7 (7.29%) Graphic Design
5 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.17%) Animation
6 3 (3.13%) Photography
7 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.08%) Tandem
8 1 (1.04%) ASIC
8 1 (1.04%) Bitcoin
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.04%) Fintech
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 20 (20.83%) Wireframes
4 19 (19.79%) Typography
5 17 (17.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (16.67%) Service Design
7 10 (10.42%) Web Design
8 9 (9.38%) Iconography
9 8 (8.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 8 (8.33%) Wealth Management
10 7 (7.29%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (6.25%) Analytics
11 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.25%) Usability Testing
12 5 (5.21%) Content Writing
12 5 (5.21%) Customer Insight
12 5 (5.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (5.21%) Rapid Prototyping
12 5 (5.21%) Scrum
12 5 (5.21%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Adobe
2 2 (2.08%) Facebook
2 2 (2.08%) Omniture
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle
2 2 (2.08%) Pega
2 2 (2.08%) Twitter
3 1 (1.04%) SAP