Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Digital Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Senior Digital Designer
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 885 859
Rank change year-on-year +51 -26 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Digital Designer 10 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.016% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 25
UK median daily rate £400 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +35.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £355 £369 £260
90th Percentile £509 £675 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £650 £319
% change year-on-year -42.31% +103.92% -23.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 90298 104385 106998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58587 67947 66244
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2889 3090 4140
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

Senior Digital Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Digital Designer in the UK

Senior Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Digital Designer in the UK

Senior Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Digital Designer over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Digital Designer in the UK

Senior Digital Designer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Digital Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
England +43 10 £400 -15.79% 2
London +17 8 £400 -13.51%
UK excluding London +63 2 £375 -42.31% 2
Midlands +32 2 £375 -42.31%
West Midlands +30 2 £375 -42.31%

Senior Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Senior 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 Senior Digital Designer in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (30.00%) Adobe
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 3 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (30.00%) Material Design
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Publishing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) SEO
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design

Senior 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) SEO
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe