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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
London / City of London
Rank 110 56 90
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 45 101 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 3.31% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 3.46% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 96 78
Median daily rate £425 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.99 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

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
2800 2923 4882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.74% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2287 3768
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 78
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 66 (62.26%) User Experience
2 40 (37.74%) Wireframes
3 33 (31.13%) HTML
4 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (25.47%) Adobe
6 26 (24.53%) CSS
7 24 (22.64%) Finance
8 21 (19.81%) Prototyping
9 19 (17.92%) Photoshop
10 18 (16.98%) Banking
11 15 (14.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (13.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
14 11 (10.38%) Service Design
15 10 (9.43%) InVision
15 10 (9.43%) Information Architecture
15 10 (9.43%) HTML5
15 10 (9.43%) Degree
16 9 (8.49%) Visualisation
16 9 (8.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (7.55%) Axure RP
17 8 (7.55%) Advertising
18 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
18 7 (6.60%) Usability Testing
18 7 (6.60%) Data Visualisation
18 7 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
19 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
19 6 (5.66%) Typography
19 6 (5.66%) Time Management

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 2 (1.89%) Marvel
2 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.94%) CICS
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.94%) SAS
2 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Photoshop
2 15 (14.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (13.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (9.43%) InVision
5 4 (3.77%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.89%) Flinto
6 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.89%) UXPin
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.94%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.94%) MS Office
7 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.94%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) IaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) snoop
2 3 (2.83%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) LAN
3 1 (0.94%) Network Security
3 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 8 (7.55%) Axure RP
3 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.77%) NCrunch
4 4 (3.77%) NUnit
4 4 (3.77%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.83%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (22.64%) Finance
2 18 (16.98%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Advertising
4 6 (5.66%) Marketing
5 5 (4.72%) Retail
6 4 (3.77%) Billing
6 4 (3.77%) Front Office
7 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.83%) Publishing
8 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.94%) Games
9 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.13%) HTML
2 26 (24.53%) CSS
3 10 (9.43%) HTML5
4 6 (5.66%) .NET
4 6 (5.66%) WPF
5 5 (4.72%) Framer.js
5 5 (4.72%) jQuery
6 4 (3.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (2.83%) CSS3
8 2 (1.89%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.89%) Flash
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.89%) SOAP
9 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.94%) Ajax
9 1 (0.94%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.94%) Middleware
9 1 (0.94%) Sass
9 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (62.26%) User Experience
2 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.83%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.89%) Equities
6 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.89%) iPad
6 2 (1.89%) iPhone
6 2 (1.89%) IVR
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.94%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.94%) FMCG
7 1 (0.94%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.77%) Unix
3 3 (2.83%) Android
3 3 (2.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.74%) Wireframes
2 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.81%) Prototyping
4 11 (10.38%) Service Design
5 10 (9.43%) Information Architecture
6 7 (6.60%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (6.60%) Usability Testing
7 6 (5.66%) Time Management
7 6 (5.66%) Typography
8 5 (4.72%) Product Management
9 4 (3.77%) Case Management
9 4 (3.77%) Front End Development
9 4 (3.77%) Garbage Collection
9 4 (3.77%) MVVM
9 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.77%) User Stories
9 4 (3.77%) UX Design
10 3 (2.83%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.66%) Java
3 5 (4.72%) C#
4 4 (3.77%) XAML
5 2 (1.89%) PHP
5 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.94%) Docker
1 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Ansible
1 1 (0.94%) Control-M
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (25.47%) Adobe
2 5 (4.72%) IBM
2 5 (4.72%) WorldPay
3 4 (3.77%) DevExpress
3 4 (3.77%) Infragistics
3 4 (3.77%) Siebel
3 4 (3.77%) Telerik
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle
5 1 (0.94%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.94%) BMC
5 1 (0.94%) BT
5 1 (0.94%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.94%) F5
5 1 (0.94%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) Pega
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.94%) Splunk
5 1 (0.94%) VMware
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