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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
London / City of London
Rank 95 59 99
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 58 100 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.97% 3.14% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 3.29% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 93 70
Median daily rate £450 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%

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
2797 3044 4987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.10% 95.63% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2217 2401 3823
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 57 (54.29%) User Experience
2 33 (31.43%) Wireframes
3 30 (28.57%) Finance
4 27 (25.71%) HTML
5 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (21.90%) Banking
6 22 (20.95%) Adobe
7 20 (19.05%) CSS
8 18 (17.14%) Photoshop
9 16 (15.24%) Prototyping
10 15 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
12 11 (10.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 10 (9.52%) Degree
14 9 (8.57%) QA
14 9 (8.57%) Information Architecture
14 9 (8.57%) HTML5
14 9 (8.57%) Oracle
14 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
14 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (7.62%) Front Office
15 8 (7.62%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (6.67%) Axure RP
16 7 (6.67%) Visualisation
16 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
16 7 (6.67%) .NET
16 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
16 7 (6.67%) WorldPay
17 6 (5.71%) Service Design

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 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.95%) CICS
2 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Photoshop
2 15 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (10.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.86%) InVision
6 2 (1.90%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.90%) MS Office
6 2 (1.90%) UXPin
7 1 (0.95%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.95%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.95%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.95%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.95%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.90%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) snoop
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
2 2 (1.90%) Network Security
3 1 (0.95%) BGP
3 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.95%) ICMP
3 1 (0.95%) IPv4
3 1 (0.95%) IPv6
3 1 (0.95%) MPLS
3 1 (0.95%) OSPF
3 1 (0.95%) SNMP
3 1 (0.95%) VLAN
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
3 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Big Data
2 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.95%) DB2
3 1 (0.95%) Essbase
3 1 (0.95%) Hazelcast
3 1 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 7 (6.67%) Axure RP
3 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.81%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.81%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.81%) NCrunch
4 4 (3.81%) NUnit
4 4 (3.81%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.95%) ERwin
6 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.95%) JIRA
6 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 23 (21.90%) Banking
3 8 (7.62%) Front Office
4 6 (5.71%) Marketing
5 5 (4.76%) Advertising
6 4 (3.81%) Billing
6 4 (3.81%) Publishing
7 2 (1.90%) Legal
7 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.95%) Military
8 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.71%) HTML
2 20 (19.05%) CSS
3 9 (8.57%) HTML5
4 7 (6.67%) .NET
5 6 (5.71%) WPF
6 4 (3.81%) CSS3
6 4 (3.81%) jQuery
6 4 (3.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (2.86%) Framer.js
8 2 (1.90%) Ajax
8 2 (1.90%) J2EE
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (1.90%) SOAP
9 1 (0.95%) Flash
9 1 (0.95%) Material Design
9 1 (0.95%) Middleware
9 1 (0.95%) Spring
9 1 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (54.29%) User Experience
2 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.86%) Equities
4 3 (2.86%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.86%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (1.90%) iPad
5 2 (1.90%) iPhone
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Social Media
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.95%) DataPower
6 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.95%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.95%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 5 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Android
2 3 (2.86%) Unix
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) Wireframes
2 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.24%) Prototyping
4 9 (8.57%) Information Architecture
5 8 (7.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 6 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (5.71%) Service Design
8 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.76%) Product Management
8 5 (4.76%) Usability Testing
9 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.81%) Migration
9 4 (3.81%) MVVM
9 4 (3.81%) Scrum
9 4 (3.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.81%) Time Management
9 4 (3.81%) User Stories
9 4 (3.81%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.71%) C#
2 6 (5.71%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) SQL
4 4 (3.81%) XAML
5 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.95%) CCIE
2 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) JNCIE
2 1 (0.95%) OCP
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.90%) SEPA
4 1 (0.95%) GDPR
4 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.95%) Control-M
2 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Adobe
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.67%) WorldPay
4 6 (5.71%) IBM
5 4 (3.81%) DevExpress
5 4 (3.81%) Infragistics
5 4 (3.81%) Siebel
5 4 (3.81%) Telerik
6 2 (1.90%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.90%) F5
6 2 (1.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) BMC
7 1 (0.95%) BT
7 1 (0.95%) CA
7 1 (0.95%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.95%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.95%) Informatica
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