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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 112 66 89
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 97 156 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 2.71% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.93% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 92 95
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £252 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -51.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+312.50% -11.11%
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
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
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 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 119 (56.67%) User Experience
2 60 (28.57%) HTML
3 58 (27.62%) Photoshop
4 56 (26.67%) CSS
5 51 (24.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 42 (20.00%) Adobe
7 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 36 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (15.71%) Finance
9 30 (14.29%) Axure RP
10 27 (12.86%) Banking
11 24 (11.43%) Mobile App
12 23 (10.95%) Information Architecture
13 22 (10.48%) Usability Testing
14 20 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (9.05%) Retail
16 18 (8.57%) HTML5
17 17 (8.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 16 (7.62%) Oracle
18 16 (7.62%) E-Commerce
19 15 (7.14%) Web Design
19 15 (7.14%) Marketing
19 15 (7.14%) Graphic Design
20 12 (5.71%) CSS3
21 11 (5.24%) jQuery
21 11 (5.24%) Degree
21 11 (5.24%) SOA
22 10 (4.76%) Java
22 10 (4.76%) Linux
22 10 (4.76%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.38%) CMS
3 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.48%) WordPress
4 1 (0.48%) Moodle
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 58 (27.62%) Photoshop
2 51 (24.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (8.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (3.81%) Fireworks
5 6 (2.86%) InDesign
6 5 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.90%) MS Office
7 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
8 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
9 2 (0.95%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.95%) FreeHand
9 2 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.48%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.48%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) Internet
1 4 (1.90%) SAN
2 2 (0.95%) Intranet
2 2 (0.95%) DPNSS
2 2 (0.95%) QSIG
2 2 (0.95%) Firewall
2 2 (0.95%) Network Security
2 2 (0.95%) VPN
2 2 (0.95%) Broadband
2 2 (0.95%) LAN
2 2 (0.95%) PBX
2 2 (0.95%) VoIP
2 2 (0.95%) WAN
3 1 (0.48%) DHCP
3 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) IPv4
3 1 (0.48%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.48%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.43%) JIRA
4 2 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.95%) GCC
5 1 (0.48%) Grunt
5 1 (0.48%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.48%) gulp
5 1 (0.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (15.71%) Finance
2 27 (12.86%) Banking
3 19 (9.05%) Retail
4 15 (7.14%) Marketing
5 9 (4.29%) Advertising
6 8 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.81%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.43%) Publishing
7 3 (1.43%) Games
7 3 (1.43%) Billing
7 3 (1.43%) Electronics
8 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.95%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.57%) HTML
2 56 (26.67%) CSS
3 18 (8.57%) HTML5
4 12 (5.71%) CSS3
5 11 (5.24%) jQuery
6 6 (2.86%) XML
7 5 (2.38%) Middleware
8 4 (1.90%) JMS
8 4 (1.90%) .NET
8 4 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.43%) J2EE
9 3 (1.43%) Flash
9 3 (1.43%) Java EE
10 2 (0.95%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (0.95%) Sass
10 2 (0.95%) LESS
10 2 (0.95%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.48%) HTML5 Canvas
11 1 (0.48%) Ember.js
11 1 (0.48%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 119 (56.67%) User Experience
2 24 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 8 (3.81%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.86%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.90%) Animation
6 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.43%) IVR
7 3 (1.43%) Clustering
7 3 (1.43%) FMCG
8 2 (0.95%) iPhone
8 2 (0.95%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.95%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.95%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.95%) Photography
8 2 (0.95%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.76%) Linux
2 9 (4.29%) Android
3 7 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Windows
4 2 (0.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (10.95%) Information Architecture
3 22 (10.48%) Usability Testing
4 20 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (7.62%) E-Commerce
6 15 (7.14%) Web Design
7 11 (5.24%) SOA
8 10 (4.76%) Analytics
9 7 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (3.33%) UX Design
9 7 (3.33%) Project Management
9 7 (3.33%) OO
9 7 (3.33%) Scrum
10 6 (2.86%) Content Management
10 6 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (2.86%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (2.38%) Time Management
11 5 (2.38%) ETL
12 4 (1.90%) RAD
12 4 (1.90%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 10 (4.76%) Java
3 8 (3.81%) SQL
4 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.43%) PHP
6 2 (0.95%) C
6 2 (0.95%) R
6 2 (0.95%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (5.24%) Degree
2 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) MCSE
5 1 (0.48%) MCSA
5 1 (0.48%) CCNP
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.48%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) Xen
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.48%) SCCM
1 1 (0.48%) SCOM
1 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 42 (20.00%) Adobe
2 16 (7.62%) Oracle
3 7 (3.33%) VMware
4 3 (1.43%) WorldPay
4 3 (1.43%) IBM
4 3 (1.43%) Informatica
5 2 (0.95%) Avaya
5 2 (0.95%) Nokia
5 2 (0.95%) Veritas
5 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.95%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco
5 2 (0.95%) Sony
5 2 (0.95%) Actimize
5 2 (0.95%) Google
6 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.48%) Tandberg
6 1 (0.48%) F5
6 1 (0.48%) Splunk
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