Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 137 97
Rank change year-on-year +54 -40 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 8 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.85% 0.100% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.11% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £351 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.15% -31.13% +7.37%
10th Percentile £244 £260 £205
90th Percentile £664 £452 £560
North East median daily rate £415 £351 £505
% change year-on-year +18.15% -30.45% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 889 1,866 1,415
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 92.93% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 1,353 909
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £255
90th Percentile £577 £525 £582
North East median daily rate £390 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 73 69
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.75 £26.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.11% +32.50% +22.47%
10th Percentile £9.90 £10.25 £10.21
90th Percentile £50.12 £38.20 £36.20
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -22.22% +26.62% +9.96%

Digital Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Designer in Tyne and Wear

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Designer in Tyne and Wear

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Designer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Designer in Tyne and Wear

Digital Designer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +55 8 £415 +18.15%
Digital Designer
North East

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) User Experience
3 5 (62.50%) Rapid Prototyping
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Prototyping
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (50.00%) Service Design
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) SEO
6 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (25.00%) Publishing
6 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (12.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (12.50%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
7 1 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Web Design
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce

Digital Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Prototyping
2 5 (62.50%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (50.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (12.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) UX Design
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree