Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Digital Designer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 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.

Senior Digital Designer
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 851 857
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Digital Designer 23 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 9
UK median daily rate £450 £650 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% +78.08% -8.75%
10th Percentile £338 £335 £213
90th Percentile £600 £700 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £650 £290
% change year-on-year -34.62% +124.14% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,102 92,258 100,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,208 60,233 64,366
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,777 3,239 3,822
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

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 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Digital Designer in the UK

Senior Digital Designer
Top 8 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 17 January 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
England +6 22 £450 -30.77% 25
UK excluding London +35 12 £425 -34.62% 11
London -20 11 £550 +6.18% 14
South West - 7 £425 - 1
North of England - 4 £517 - 7
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 7
North East - 2 £620 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 14 (60.87%) User Experience
2 10 (43.48%) Service Design
3 7 (30.43%) Data Security
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) Usability Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
5 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
5 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (13.04%) InVision
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Social Media
6 3 (13.04%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Advertising
7 2 (8.70%) Publishing
7 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Human Factors
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) Iconography
7 2 (8.70%) Ethnography
8 1 (4.35%) Marvel
8 1 (4.35%) Typography
8 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
8 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Content Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Marvel
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) InVision
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Edge Animate
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Service Design
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Data Security
3 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
3 4 (17.39%) Usability Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (8.70%) Ethnography
5 2 (8.70%) Human Factors
5 2 (8.70%) Iconography
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Typography
6 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe
1 1 (4.35%) Google