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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 95 109 84
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 66 104 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.98% 1.78% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.88% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 91
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £183 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.84 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -0.75%
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
3203 5522 5503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.87% 94.67% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2595 4262 4090
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 96 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 108 (71.52%) User Experience
2 58 (38.41%) Wireframes
3 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (20.53%) Finance
4 31 (20.53%) HTML
5 29 (19.21%) Photoshop
6 28 (18.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (15.89%) Adobe
8 22 (14.57%) Mobile App
9 21 (13.91%) CSS
10 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
10 20 (13.25%) Axure RP
10 20 (13.25%) Information Architecture
11 15 (9.93%) JavaScript
12 14 (9.27%) Publishing
13 13 (8.61%) Games
13 13 (8.61%) Prototyping
14 12 (7.95%) Degree
14 12 (7.95%) UX Design
15 11 (7.28%) Project Management
16 10 (6.62%) Web Design
16 10 (6.62%) Competitor Analysis
16 10 (6.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 10 (6.62%) Apple iOS
16 10 (6.62%) Android
16 10 (6.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 9 (5.96%) HTML5
17 9 (5.96%) Graphic Design
17 9 (5.96%) Web Development
17 9 (5.96%) Digital Media

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 (1.99%) SAS
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.32%) WordPress
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.66%) CMS
3 1 (0.66%) Marvel
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 29 (19.21%) Photoshop
2 28 (18.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (6.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (5.30%) InVision
5 6 (3.97%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (3.31%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.32%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.32%) GIMP
7 2 (1.32%) InDesign
8 1 (0.66%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.66%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.66%) MS Office
8 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.66%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.66%) Responsys
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Network Security
2 4 (2.65%) Internet
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.66%) Big Data
4 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.66%) HBase
4 1 (0.66%) Impala
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.66%) QlikView
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (13.25%) Axure RP
2 10 (6.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) gulp
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.66%) Grunt
4 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (20.53%) Finance
2 14 (9.27%) Publishing
3 13 (8.61%) Games
4 9 (5.96%) Banking
4 9 (5.96%) Retail
5 5 (3.31%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.65%) Advertising
6 4 (2.65%) Electronics
6 4 (2.65%) Legal
6 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Front Office
8 1 (0.66%) German Language
8 1 (0.66%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.53%) HTML
2 21 (13.91%) CSS
3 9 (5.96%) HTML5
4 8 (5.30%) jQuery
5 5 (3.31%) CSS3
6 3 (1.99%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.32%) Sass
7 2 (1.32%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.66%) .NET
8 1 (0.66%) Ajax
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.66%) Middleware
8 1 (0.66%) Node.js
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.66%) SOAP
8 1 (0.66%) Web Services
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 108 (71.52%) User Experience
2 22 (14.57%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.96%) Digital Media
3 9 (5.96%) Graphic Design
4 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.97%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.31%) Psychology
7 4 (2.65%) Online Games
8 3 (1.99%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.99%) Social Media
9 2 (1.32%) Animation
9 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.32%) Fintech
9 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) Life Science
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.62%) Android
1 10 (6.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.99%) Linux
2 3 (1.99%) Unix
3 2 (1.32%) AIX
3 2 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.41%) Wireframes
2 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.25%) E-Commerce
3 20 (13.25%) Information Architecture
4 13 (8.61%) Prototyping
5 12 (7.95%) UX Design
6 11 (7.28%) Project Management
7 10 (6.62%) Competitor Analysis
7 10 (6.62%) Web Design
8 9 (5.96%) Web Development
9 8 (5.30%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (4.64%) Scrum
10 7 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.64%) User Stories
11 6 (3.97%) CRM
11 6 (3.97%) Typography
11 6 (3.97%) Usability Testing
12 5 (3.31%) Front End Development
13 4 (2.65%) Kanban
13 4 (2.65%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.93%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.65%) Java
2 4 (2.65%) PHP
3 2 (1.32%) Python
3 2 (1.32%) SQL
3 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.66%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.99%) CCIE
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.32%) CCNP
4 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.66%) Docker
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Ansible
1 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.66%) Netcool
1 1 (0.66%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.66%) Puppet
1 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Adobe
2 5 (3.31%) Oracle
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco
3 3 (1.99%) IBM
3 3 (1.99%) Palo Alto
3 3 (1.99%) WorldPay
4 2 (1.32%) Aruba
5 1 (0.66%) F5
5 1 (0.66%) Facebook
5 1 (0.66%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.66%) Siebel
5 1 (0.66%) Tableau
5 1 (0.66%) Twitter
5 1 (0.66%) VMware
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