The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 538 562 561
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 72 89 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 63
Median daily rate £394 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +13.46% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Digital Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Designer in the UK

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Designer in the UK

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Designer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Designer in the UK

Digital Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Designer in the UK

Digital Designer
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +21 70 £400 +23.07% 20
London +2 47 £419 +28.84% 5
UK excluding London +30 25 £369 +13.46% 15
Midlands +14 12 £375 +7.14% 5
South East +28 4 £400 +17.64% 5
North of England +56 3 £388 +29.16% 4
East of England - 3 £275 -
Scotland +32 1 - -
South West -6 1 £250 +19.04% 1
Wales - 1 £350 -

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 72 (54.96%) User Experience
2 57 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.53%) HTML
4 28 (21.37%) Prototyping
5 26 (19.85%) CSS
6 25 (19.08%) Photoshop
7 24 (18.32%) Publishing
8 22 (16.79%) Adobe
9 20 (15.27%) Degree
10 18 (13.74%) SEO
11 16 (12.21%) Wireframes
12 14 (10.69%) Legal
12 14 (10.69%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (10.69%) Social Media
13 13 (9.92%) Finance
13 13 (9.92%) Internet
13 13 (9.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 12 (9.16%) Service Design
14 12 (9.16%) Web Application Development
15 11 (8.40%) JavaScript
15 11 (8.40%) Marketing
15 11 (8.40%) Analytics
15 11 (8.40%) Mobile App
16 10 (7.63%) Typography
16 10 (7.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 10 (7.63%) Front End Development
17 9 (6.87%) HTML5
17 9 (6.87%) Scrum
17 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
18 8 (6.11%) Web Analytics

Digital Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (4.58%) CMS
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Photoshop
2 14 (10.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (7.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.53%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.53%) InVision
7 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.76%) InDesign
7 1 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.76%) Snagit
7 1 (0.76%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.29%) GitHub
2 3 (2.29%) Google Drive
2 3 (2.29%) Slack
2 3 (2.29%) Trello
3 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) FTP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) Skype
2 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Axure RP
1 5 (3.82%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 24 (18.32%) Publishing
2 14 (10.69%) Legal
3 13 (9.92%) Finance
4 11 (8.40%) Marketing
5 4 (3.05%) Games
6 3 (2.29%) Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.29%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) HTML
2 26 (19.85%) CSS
3 9 (6.87%) HTML5
4 3 (2.29%) CSS3
4 3 (2.29%) Material Design
5 2 (1.53%) Flash
5 2 (1.53%) Web Services
6 1 (0.76%) .NET
6 1 (0.76%) jQuery
6 1 (0.76%) Node.js
6 1 (0.76%) React
6 1 (0.76%) REST
6 1 (0.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 72 (54.96%) User Experience
2 14 (10.69%) Social Media
3 11 (8.40%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.05%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.29%) Animation
7 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.53%) Photography
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.05%) Android
1 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.37%) Prototyping
3 18 (13.74%) SEO
4 16 (12.21%) Wireframes
5 13 (9.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 12 (9.16%) Service Design
6 12 (9.16%) Web Application Development
7 11 (8.40%) Analytics
8 10 (7.63%) Front End Development
8 10 (7.63%) Typography
9 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.87%) Scrum
10 8 (6.11%) Rapid Prototyping
10 8 (6.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (6.11%) Web Analytics
11 6 (4.58%) Validation
11 6 (4.58%) Visualisation
11 6 (4.58%) Web Design
12 5 (3.82%) Content Writing
12 5 (3.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.40%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.76%) Java
2 1 (0.76%) PHP
2 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (15.27%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.76%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (16.79%) Adobe
2 2 (1.53%) Xerox
3 1 (0.76%) Google
3 1 (0.76%) hybris
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle
3 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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