The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 89 96 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 68 109 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.97% 1.98% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.07% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 83 109
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £599 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-0.93% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.27 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +37.77%
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
3272 5259 5942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.95% 95.48% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2663 3983 4356
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 6 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 across the City of London region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 119 (70.41%) User Experience
2 42 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (23.67%) HTML
4 36 (21.30%) Photoshop
5 34 (20.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 28 (16.57%) CSS
7 26 (15.38%) Adobe
7 26 (15.38%) Finance
8 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
9 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
10 19 (11.24%) Information Architecture
10 19 (11.24%) Mobile App
11 18 (10.65%) Axure RP
11 18 (10.65%) UX Design
12 17 (10.06%) Games
13 15 (8.88%) HTML5
14 13 (7.69%) Project Management
14 13 (7.69%) jQuery
15 12 (7.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 12 (7.10%) Retail
15 12 (7.10%) Competitor Analysis
16 11 (6.51%) Degree
16 11 (6.51%) Publishing
16 11 (6.51%) Web Design
17 10 (5.92%) User Stories
17 10 (5.92%) AngularJS
17 10 (5.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 10 (5.92%) Use Case
18 9 (5.33%) Online Games
18 9 (5.33%) Android

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (1.78%) SAS
2 2 (1.18%) CMS
2 2 (1.18%) Node.js
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (21.30%) Photoshop
2 34 (20.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (7.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (5.33%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.78%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.78%) InDesign
5 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.78%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.59%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.59%) MS Office
7 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Responsys
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (1.78%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (1.78%) Network Security
2 2 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (1.18%) Wireless
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.59%) Big Data
4 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.59%) HBase
4 1 (0.59%) Impala
4 1 (0.59%) QlikView
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (10.65%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.55%) Jasmine
3 6 (3.55%) NCrunch
3 6 (3.55%) NSubstitute
3 6 (3.55%) NUnit
3 6 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (3.55%) Selenium
3 6 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.59%) gulp
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (15.38%) Finance
2 17 (10.06%) Games
3 12 (7.10%) Retail
4 11 (6.51%) Publishing
5 9 (5.33%) Electronics
6 8 (4.73%) Banking
7 4 (2.37%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.78%) Legal
8 3 (1.78%) Marketing
9 2 (1.18%) Back Office
9 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.59%) Advertising
10 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.59%) Front Office
10 1 (0.59%) Law
10 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.67%) HTML
2 28 (16.57%) CSS
3 15 (8.88%) HTML5
4 13 (7.69%) jQuery
5 10 (5.92%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.33%) .NET
6 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET
6 9 (5.33%) CSS3
7 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.55%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.55%) Caliburn.Micro
8 6 (3.55%) Entity Framework
8 6 (3.55%) Kendo UI
8 6 (3.55%) LINQ
8 6 (3.55%) WCF
8 6 (3.55%) WPF
9 2 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.18%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.59%) Sass
10 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 119 (70.41%) User Experience
2 19 (11.24%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.33%) Online Games
4 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.73%) Graphic Design
5 6 (3.55%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.96%) Psychology
7 4 (2.37%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.37%) Social Media
8 3 (1.78%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.18%) Fintech
9 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.59%) Animation
10 1 (0.59%) Blog
10 1 (0.59%) DataPower
10 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.59%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.59%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.33%) Android
1 9 (5.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.18%) AIX
3 1 (0.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.59%) Unix
3 1 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
3 19 (11.24%) Information Architecture
4 18 (10.65%) UX Design
5 13 (7.69%) Project Management
6 12 (7.10%) Competitor Analysis
7 11 (6.51%) Web Design
8 10 (5.92%) Use Case
8 10 (5.92%) User Stories
9 8 (4.73%) Front End Development
9 8 (4.73%) MVC
10 7 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.55%) BDD
11 6 (3.55%) Multithreading
11 6 (3.55%) MVVM
11 6 (3.55%) Pair Programming
11 6 (3.55%) SOLID
11 6 (3.55%) TDD
12 5 (2.96%) Scrum
12 5 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.73%) SQL
2 8 (4.73%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.55%) C#
3 6 (3.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.18%) XAML
5 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.59%) Perl
5 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (6.51%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) CCIE
3 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.18%) CCNP
4 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Netcool
1 1 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 26 (15.38%) Adobe
2 3 (1.78%) Cisco
2 3 (1.78%) IBM
2 3 (1.78%) Palo Alto
3 2 (1.18%) Aruba
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (0.59%) Facebook
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.59%) Tableau
4 1 (0.59%) Twitter
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