The report said that one of the main reasons for this is that digital agencies are often reluctant to charge clients adequate fees, plus these agencies often rely heavily on expensive freelance labour.
ILG Digital, the parent company of digital media agency
I-Level, recorded one of the highest profit per employee rankings. According to the survey, I-Level recorded a profit per head of almost £28,000 per year.
Other digital media agencies measured included Profero, which recorded £2,700 profit per employee and LBi, where profits equalled £3,000 per head.