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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 90 99 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 70 98 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.12% 1.81% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.90% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 77 106
Median daily rate £396 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £597 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £23.27 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +35.55%
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
3143 5152 5763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.04% 95.14% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2570 3927 4316
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 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 91 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 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 24 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.

1 118 (69.82%) User Experience
2 68 (40.24%) Wireframes
3 37 (21.89%) HTML
3 37 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (20.71%) Photoshop
5 32 (18.93%) Adobe Illustrator
6 28 (16.57%) CSS
7 26 (15.38%) Adobe
8 24 (14.20%) E-Commerce
8 24 (14.20%) Finance
9 21 (12.43%) Axure RP
9 21 (12.43%) Mobile App
10 20 (11.83%) Games
10 20 (11.83%) JavaScript
11 19 (11.24%) Information Architecture
12 18 (10.65%) UX Design
13 14 (8.28%) Project Management
14 13 (7.69%) Publishing
14 13 (7.69%) Retail
14 13 (7.69%) Competitor Analysis
15 11 (6.51%) Web Design
15 11 (6.51%) User Stories
15 11 (6.51%) jQuery
15 11 (6.51%) Degree
16 10 (5.92%) Use Case
16 10 (5.92%) HTML5
16 10 (5.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 10 (5.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 9 (5.33%) Apple iOS
17 9 (5.33%) Online Games

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
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (20.71%) Photoshop
2 32 (18.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (5.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (5.33%) Fireworks
5 6 (3.55%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.18%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.18%) InDesign
8 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.59%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.59%) GIMP
8 1 (0.59%) MS Office
8 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) 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 4 (2.37%) Network Security
2 3 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (1.78%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (1.18%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (0.59%) Intranet
4 1 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.59%) Big Data
5 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.59%) HBase
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.59%) QlikView
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (12.43%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.37%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.37%) NCrunch
4 4 (2.37%) NSubstitute
4 4 (2.37%) NUnit
4 4 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.37%) Selenium
4 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.37%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.59%) gulp
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (14.20%) Finance
2 20 (11.83%) Games
3 13 (7.69%) Publishing
3 13 (7.69%) Retail
4 9 (5.33%) Electronics
5 7 (4.14%) Banking
6 4 (2.37%) Legal
6 4 (2.37%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.78%) Advertising
7 3 (1.78%) Marketing
8 2 (1.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) Front Office
9 1 (0.59%) German Language
9 1 (0.59%) Law
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.89%) HTML
2 28 (16.57%) CSS
3 11 (6.51%) jQuery
4 10 (5.92%) HTML5
5 7 (4.14%) .NET
5 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.14%) CSS3
6 6 (3.55%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.37%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.37%) Caliburn.Micro
7 4 (2.37%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.37%) Kendo UI
7 4 (2.37%) LINQ
7 4 (2.37%) WCF
7 4 (2.37%) WPF
8 2 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.59%) Ajax
9 1 (0.59%) Sass
9 1 (0.59%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 118 (69.82%) User Experience
2 21 (12.43%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.33%) Online Games
4 8 (4.73%) Graphic Design
5 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.55%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.96%) Social Media
6 5 (2.96%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.37%) Psychology
8 3 (1.78%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.18%) Animation
9 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.18%) Fintech
9 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.59%) Blog
10 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.33%) Android
1 9 (5.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.78%) Unix
3 2 (1.18%) AIX
3 2 (1.18%) Linux
3 2 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.24%) Wireframes
2 37 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.20%) E-Commerce
4 19 (11.24%) Information Architecture
5 18 (10.65%) UX Design
6 14 (8.28%) Project Management
7 13 (7.69%) Competitor Analysis
8 11 (6.51%) User Stories
8 11 (6.51%) Web Design
9 10 (5.92%) Use Case
10 7 (4.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (3.55%) Front End Development
11 6 (3.55%) MVC
11 6 (3.55%) Scrum
11 6 (3.55%) Typography
11 6 (3.55%) Web Development
12 5 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.96%) CRM
12 5 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.96%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.83%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.55%) SQL
2 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.37%) C#
3 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.78%) Java
5 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.59%) Perl
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (6.51%) Degree
2 5 (2.96%) 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
5 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Ansible
1 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.59%) Netcool
1 1 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 26 (15.38%) Adobe
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle
3 3 (1.78%) Cisco
3 3 (1.78%) IBM
3 3 (1.78%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.18%) Aruba
4 2 (1.18%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.59%) Facebook
5 1 (0.59%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.59%) Tableau
5 1 (0.59%) Twitter
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £420
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
DesignStudioPeople
Posted: 20 days ago