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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 114 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 87 135 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.62% 2.28% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.48% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 91 121
Average daily rate
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£353 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +53.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+61.95% -2.32%
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
5000 5454 6805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.87% 92.22% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3945 3942 4964
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 93 149
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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.

1 107 (57.53%) User Experience
2 62 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 54 (29.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 50 (26.88%) HTML
5 48 (25.81%) Adobe
6 46 (24.73%) CSS
7 34 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (15.05%) JavaScript
9 25 (13.44%) Finance
10 21 (11.29%) Axure RP
10 21 (11.29%) Banking
11 20 (10.75%) Mobile App
12 19 (10.22%) Web Design
12 19 (10.22%) E-Commerce
13 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (9.68%) Information Architecture
13 18 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 16 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (8.60%) Retail
14 16 (8.60%) Graphic Design
15 13 (6.99%) Marketing
15 13 (6.99%) Usability Testing
16 12 (6.45%) InDesign
16 12 (6.45%) Scrum
16 12 (6.45%) Oracle
16 12 (6.45%) HTML5
17 10 (5.38%) Degree
17 10 (5.38%) CSS3
18 9 (4.84%) UX Design
18 9 (4.84%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.54%) Drupal
3 1 (0.54%) WordPress
3 1 (0.54%) Moodle
3 1 (0.54%) Confluence
3 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 62 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 54 (29.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (6.45%) InDesign
5 7 (3.76%) Fireworks
6 6 (3.23%) MS Office
7 5 (2.69%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (2.15%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
9 2 (1.08%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.08%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.54%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.54%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.54%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) SAN
2 3 (1.61%) Internet
3 2 (1.08%) Intranet
3 2 (1.08%) PBX
3 2 (1.08%) VoIP
3 2 (1.08%) VPN
3 2 (1.08%) DPNSS
3 2 (1.08%) QSIG
3 2 (1.08%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) NAS
4 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.54%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.54%) H.323
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) IPsec
4 1 (0.54%) VLAN
4 1 (0.54%) GGSN
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) IPv4
4 1 (0.54%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.15%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.61%) MySQL
4 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.08%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.54%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 21 (11.29%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.08%) GCC
4 1 (0.54%) Grunt
4 1 (0.54%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.54%) gulp
4 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.54%) Subversion
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (13.44%) Finance
2 21 (11.29%) Banking
3 16 (8.60%) Retail
4 13 (6.99%) Marketing
5 8 (4.30%) Advertising
6 7 (3.76%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.69%) Multimedia
9 4 (2.15%) Games
10 3 (1.61%) Electronics
10 3 (1.61%) Billing
11 2 (1.08%) Arabic Language
11 2 (1.08%) Publishing
12 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.54%) Law
12 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.88%) HTML
2 46 (24.73%) CSS
3 12 (6.45%) HTML5
4 10 (5.38%) CSS3
5 8 (4.30%) jQuery
6 5 (2.69%) XML
6 5 (2.69%) Flash
7 4 (2.15%) .NET
7 4 (2.15%) Middleware
8 3 (1.61%) Java EE
8 3 (1.61%) J2EE
8 3 (1.61%) JMS
9 2 (1.08%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (1.08%) Sass
9 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.54%) HTML5 Canvas
10 1 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.54%) LESS
10 1 (0.54%) Ember.js
10 1 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 107 (57.53%) User Experience
2 20 (10.75%) Mobile App
3 16 (8.60%) Graphic Design
4 8 (4.30%) Animation
4 8 (4.30%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.69%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.15%) FMCG
6 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.61%) IVR
7 3 (1.61%) Photography
7 3 (1.61%) Clustering
8 2 (1.08%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.08%) W3C
8 2 (1.08%) Handset
8 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.08%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.08%) Social Media
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.08%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.76%) Linux
2 3 (1.61%) Android
2 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.08%) Windows
3 2 (1.08%) Solaris
4 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (10.22%) Web Design
2 19 (10.22%) E-Commerce
3 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (9.68%) Information Architecture
4 16 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (6.99%) Usability Testing
6 12 (6.45%) Scrum
7 9 (4.84%) UX Design
8 7 (3.76%) OO
8 7 (3.76%) SOA
9 6 (3.23%) Project Management
9 6 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (2.69%) Content Management
10 5 (2.69%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.69%) Time Management
11 4 (2.15%) Customer Insight
11 4 (2.15%) RAD
11 4 (2.15%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.05%) JavaScript
2 9 (4.84%) Java
3 7 (3.76%) SQL
4 3 (1.61%) PHP
4 3 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.08%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.08%) R
6 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (5.38%) Degree
2 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
5 1 (0.54%) MCSA
5 1 (0.54%) CCNP
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Xen
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.54%) SCCM
1 1 (0.54%) SCOM
1 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 48 (25.81%) Adobe
2 12 (6.45%) Oracle
3 6 (3.23%) VMware
4 3 (1.61%) Informatica
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.08%) Sony
5 2 (1.08%) Nokia
5 2 (1.08%) Veritas
5 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco
5 2 (1.08%) Avaya
5 2 (1.08%) Actimize
5 2 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.54%) Tandberg
6 1 (0.54%) Pega
6 1 (0.54%) Splunk
6 1 (0.54%) Facebook
6 1 (0.54%) Twitter
6 1 (0.54%) Green Hat
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