Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 86 135
Rank change year-on-year -12 +49 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 3 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.28% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.76% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 10
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £320 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -32.63% +14.32%
10th Percentile £358 £258 £190
90th Percentile £373 £362 £550
North East median daily rate £365 £320 £475
% change year-on-year +14.06% -32.63% +14.32%
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 1,036 917 2,012
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 94.63% 90.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 621 1,335
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -10.34%
10th Percentile £230 £249 £224
90th Percentile £556 £528 £500
North East median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 100
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.78% -25.93% +100.00%
10th Percentile £8.74 £10.17 £11.83
90th Percentile £40.25 £40.00 £35.03
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £26.79
% change year-on-year -16.67% -32.80% +78.58%

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
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 16 July 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 -13 3 £365 +14.06%
Digital Designer
North East

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Digital Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Capita
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita