The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 274 251
Rank change year-on-year +40 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 4 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.034% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.036% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £388 £340 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £340 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £340 £430
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Designer in the South East

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Designer in the South East

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Designer in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Designer in the South East

Digital Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Designer in the South East

Digital Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Kent - 2 £388 -
West Sussex - 2 £545 -
Digital Designer
England

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) User Experience
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Publishing
3 7 (36.84%) SEO
3 7 (36.84%) Legal
3 7 (36.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 7 (36.84%) Web Application Development
3 7 (36.84%) Social Media
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Adobe
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Banking
6 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
6 2 (10.53%) Photography
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
6 2 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (10.53%) Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.26%) Content Development
7 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.26%) Content Writing
7 1 (5.26%) Service Design
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database

Digital Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 8 (42.11%) Publishing
2 7 (36.84%) Legal
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) User Experience
2 7 (36.84%) Social Media
3 2 (10.53%) Photography
4 1 (5.26%) Animation
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 7 (36.84%) SEO
2 7 (36.84%) Web Application Development
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.53%) Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Content Development
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Content Writing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Service Design
5 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe