The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 103 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 99 110 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.75% 1.62% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.73% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 78 65
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £627 £676
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
Designer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the City of London region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the City of London region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title.

1 127 (56.95%) User Experience
2 62 (27.80%) Photoshop
3 60 (26.91%) HTML
4 53 (23.77%) CSS
5 50 (22.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 40 (17.94%) Finance
7 37 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (15.25%) Banking
8 34 (15.25%) Adobe
8 34 (15.25%) Axure RP
9 33 (14.80%) JavaScript
10 28 (12.56%) Android
11 24 (10.76%) UX Design
12 21 (9.42%) Apple iOS
12 21 (9.42%) Mobile App
12 21 (9.42%) Degree
13 19 (8.52%) Graphic Design
14 18 (8.07%) Usability Testing
15 17 (7.62%) Marketing
16 16 (7.17%) HTML5
17 15 (6.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 15 (6.73%) E-Commerce
18 14 (6.28%) Retail
18 14 (6.28%) Information Architecture
19 13 (5.83%) CSS3
19 13 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
19 13 (5.83%) Rapid Prototyping
19 13 (5.83%) InDesign
19 13 (5.83%) Web Design
19 13 (5.83%) Oracle

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.14%) CMS
2 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.35%) Lync
2 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.90%) Moodle
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (27.80%) Photoshop
2 50 (22.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (6.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (5.83%) InDesign
5 5 (2.24%) Acrobat
5 5 (2.24%) MS Office
5 5 (2.24%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
7 3 (1.35%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (1.35%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.35%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.04%) Firewall
2 6 (2.69%) Internet
3 5 (2.24%) DNS
4 4 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.79%) DHCP
4 4 (1.79%) LDAP
5 3 (1.35%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.90%) HSRP
6 2 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.90%) WAN
6 2 (0.90%) HTTP
6 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.90%) Extranet
7 1 (0.45%) Intranet
7 1 (0.45%) MPLS
7 1 (0.45%) OSPF
7 1 (0.45%) BGP
7 1 (0.45%) LAN
7 1 (0.45%) VoIP
7 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.79%) Big Data
3 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.90%) DTS
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (15.25%) Axure RP
2 10 (4.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (3.59%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.90%) JIRA
5 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.45%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.45%) JUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Maven
6 1 (0.45%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (17.94%) Finance
2 34 (15.25%) Banking
3 17 (7.62%) Marketing
4 14 (6.28%) Retail
5 10 (4.48%) Publishing
6 7 (3.14%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.69%) Games
7 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.24%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.79%) Advertising
10 3 (1.35%) Legal
10 3 (1.35%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.35%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.90%) Billing
12 1 (0.45%) Front Office
12 1 (0.45%) Electronics
12 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.45%) Automotive
12 1 (0.45%) Law
12 1 (0.45%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (26.91%) HTML
2 53 (23.77%) CSS
3 16 (7.17%) HTML5
4 13 (5.83%) CSS3
5 12 (5.38%) .NET
6 10 (4.48%) jQuery
7 8 (3.59%) Middleware
8 6 (2.69%) Flash
8 6 (2.69%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.24%) WPF
9 5 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (1.79%) WCF
11 3 (1.35%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.35%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (0.90%) LINQ
12 2 (0.90%) J2EE
12 2 (0.90%) DHTML
12 2 (0.90%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (56.95%) User Experience
2 21 (9.42%) Mobile App
3 19 (8.52%) Graphic Design
4 10 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.04%) Social Media
6 7 (3.14%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.24%) E-Learning
7 5 (2.24%) CESG
7 5 (2.24%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.79%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (1.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.35%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.35%) Human Factors
9 3 (1.35%) RMADS
9 3 (1.35%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.90%) Open Source
10 2 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.56%) Android
2 21 (9.42%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.59%) Windows
4 4 (1.79%) Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.76%) UX Design
3 18 (8.07%) Usability Testing
4 15 (6.73%) E-Commerce
5 14 (6.28%) Information Architecture
6 13 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (5.83%) Rapid Prototyping
6 13 (5.83%) Web Design
7 10 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (4.48%) Analytics
8 9 (4.04%) ITIL
9 8 (3.59%) Project Management
9 8 (3.59%) Service Management
10 7 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.14%) Content Management
11 6 (2.69%) ITIL V3
11 6 (2.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (2.69%) ETL
11 6 (2.69%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.80%) JavaScript
2 8 (3.59%) C#
2 8 (3.59%) SQL
3 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.90%) ActionScript
4 2 (0.90%) Java
4 2 (0.90%) XAML
5 1 (0.45%) LINC
Qualifications
1 21 (9.42%) Degree
2 11 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.24%) CISSP
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PhD
5 1 (0.45%) CCNP
5 1 (0.45%) CCDP
5 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.35%) SLA
2 3 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (15.25%) Adobe
2 13 (5.83%) Oracle
3 9 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.24%) Informatica
4 5 (2.24%) Apple
4 5 (2.24%) Cisco
5 4 (1.79%) Ab Initio
5 4 (1.79%) Juniper
6 3 (1.35%) Symantec
6 3 (1.35%) Siebel
6 3 (1.35%) VMware
6 3 (1.35%) Google
6 3 (1.35%) IronPort
6 3 (1.35%) F5
7 2 (0.90%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.90%) ExactTarget
7 2 (0.90%) Netezza
7 2 (0.90%) IBM
7 2 (0.90%) Cognos
7 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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