The median contractor rate for a Junior Designer was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Designer
UK
Rank 587 634 612
Rank change year-on-year +47 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Designer 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.016% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £213 £200 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -45.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £225 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Junior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Junior Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Designer in the UK

Junior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Designer in the UK

Junior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Designer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior Designer in the UK

Junior Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Designer in the UK

Junior Designer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +35 9 £213 +6.25% 11
South East - 5 - - 1
London +28 3 £161 +17.27% 3
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
Bracknell - 3 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
East of England -3 1 £300 - 1
City of London - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 £300 -

Junior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Junior 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 Junior Designer in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 7 (31.82%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (31.82%) Adobe
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) User Experience
4 5 (22.73%) Multimedia
5 4 (18.18%) Photography
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
6 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (13.64%) Graphic Design
6 3 (13.64%) Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
6 3 (13.64%) InDesign
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Social Media
7 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
7 2 (9.09%) Typography
7 2 (9.09%) UXPin
8 1 (4.55%) InVision
8 1 (4.55%) Field Research
8 1 (4.55%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 1 (4.55%) Infographics
8 1 (4.55%) Flinto
8 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud

Junior Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (13.64%) InDesign
4 2 (9.09%) UXPin
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
5 1 (4.55%) Flinto
5 1 (4.55%) InVision
5 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Multimedia
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) Dojo
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Photography
3 3 (13.64%) Graphic Design
4 2 (9.09%) Social Media
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Blog
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.55%) iPad
5 1 (4.55%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (4.55%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Typography
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Content Development
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Field Research
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.55%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (4.55%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (4.55%) Infographics
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Adobe
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