Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 83 143
Rank change year-on-year +9 +60 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 19 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.93% 0.97% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.02% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £440 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +25.27% -31.13%
10th Percentile £300 £244 £260
90th Percentile £450 £656 £452
North East median daily rate £425 £440 £351
% change year-on-year -3.41% +25.27% -30.45%
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 948 886 1,899
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 95.06% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 624 1,375
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -8.64%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £565 £579 £525
North East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.43 £13.75 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -48.11% +32.50%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.90 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.30 £50.12 £37.65
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.57% -22.22% +26.62%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +4 19 £425 -3.41%
Digital Designer
North East

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) User Experience
3 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
3 11 (57.89%) Publishing
4 10 (52.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 10 (52.63%) DBS Check
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 2 (10.53%) Service Design
7 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.53%) SEO
8 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) Marketing
8 1 (5.26%) Web Usability
8 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
8 1 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
General
1 11 (57.89%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
3 10 (52.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) SEO
5 2 (10.53%) Service Design
6 1 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.26%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) DBS Check
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared