Insight across the YunoJuno community
The average day rate across all contracts in 2017 is £308. Keep in mind that this looks at all disciplines, all sub-disciplines, all levels of seniority and all contract lengths and all types of clients.
Rates across Client Service include rates from Freelance Account Managers, Account Directors and Business Directors, with the average rate across the discipline being: £240.
The average rate for an Account Manager is £205 / day and for an Account Director it's £290.
The average day rate for an Art Director in 2017 is £326, while the average rate for a Copywriter is £298. The average across the entirety of Creative is £310.
(Creative Directors take on average £412 a day.)
Our largest discipline on YunoJuno in terms of contract volume. The average rate of a designer (across all seniority levels and all sub-disciplines) in 2017 is £290.
Average day rates for digital and 3D designers are 10% higher than that of presentation and brand designers.
The average rate from all developer contracts this year is £350.
Back-end developers took an average £368 / day and the Front-end average is £329. Mobile developer rates do vary greatly, with the average being £412.
The average rate across all Film and Motion contracts this year is £294.
Animators took an average £302 / day and Motion Graphics contracts average at £295. Videographer rates do vary greatly, with the average being £314.
The average day rate for a Producer in 2017 is £294, while the average rate for a Project Manager is £367. The average across the entirety of the Project Management discipline is £310.
(Traffic Managers take on average £244 a day.)
Rates across Social include rates from Freelance Community Managers, Social Media Managers and Social Analysts, with the average rate across the discipline being: £218.
The average rate for a Community Manager is £203 / day, for a Social Media Manager it's £219 and for an Analyst, it's £250.
The average day rate for a Planner in 2017 is £428, while the average rate for a Brand Planner is £490. The average across the entirety of Strategy is £443.
("Content Strategists" take on average £420 a day.)
Rates across Studio include rates from Freelance Artworkers and Retouchers, with the average rate across the discipline being: £261.
The average rate for an Artworker is £257 / day and for a Retoucher it's £267.
The average rate across all UX contracts this year is £365.
UX Designers took an average £371 / day and UX Researcher contracts average at £332. Service Designer contracts average at £392 / day.