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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 110 120 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 64 87 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 1.57% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.66% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 65 89
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +74.41%
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
3358 5251 5446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.26% 95.04% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 4096 3935
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.73 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.63% -6.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 89 (66.42%) User Experience
2 41 (30.60%) Wireframes
3 34 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (24.63%) HTML
5 24 (17.91%) CSS
5 24 (17.91%) Adobe
5 24 (17.91%) Finance
6 23 (17.16%) Photoshop
7 19 (14.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (13.43%) Axure RP
8 18 (13.43%) Mobile App
9 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
9 17 (12.69%) Prototyping
10 16 (11.94%) Information Architecture
11 14 (10.45%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.70%) Degree
13 12 (8.96%) Service Design
14 11 (8.21%) InVision
14 11 (8.21%) Web Design
15 10 (7.46%) Publishing
15 10 (7.46%) OmniGraffle
15 10 (7.46%) Digital Media
15 10 (7.46%) Web Development
15 10 (7.46%) jQuery
16 9 (6.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 9 (6.72%) HTML5
16 9 (6.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 8 (5.97%) Typography
17 8 (5.97%) Retail
17 8 (5.97%) Project 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 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.49%) CMS
2 2 (1.49%) Marvel
2 2 (1.49%) SAS
2 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.49%) WordPress
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Photoshop
2 19 (14.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (8.21%) InVision
4 10 (7.46%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (6.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.49%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (1.49%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.49%) Flinto
7 2 (1.49%) GIMP
8 1 (0.75%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.75%) InDesign
8 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Network Security
2 5 (3.73%) Internet
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.24%) Intranet
4 2 (1.49%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.49%) Wireless
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) SSL
5 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.75%) Big Data
3 1 (0.75%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.75%) HBase
3 1 (0.75%) Impala
3 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Axure RP
2 9 (6.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.75%) Grunt
4 1 (0.75%) gulp
4 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Publishing
3 8 (5.97%) Retail
4 7 (5.22%) Advertising
4 7 (5.22%) Banking
5 6 (4.48%) Games
6 5 (3.73%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.99%) Marketing
8 3 (2.24%) Legal
8 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.75%) German Language
10 1 (0.75%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.63%) HTML
2 24 (17.91%) CSS
3 10 (7.46%) jQuery
4 9 (6.72%) HTML5
5 5 (3.73%) CSS3
6 2 (1.49%) Ajax
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.49%) Flash
6 2 (1.49%) Framer.js
6 2 (1.49%) LESS
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.49%) Sass
6 2 (1.49%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.75%) Cascading
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.75%) Middleware
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 89 (66.42%) User Experience
2 18 (13.43%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.46%) Digital Media
4 8 (5.97%) Graphic Design
5 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.73%) Psychology
7 4 (2.99%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.24%) Social Media
9 2 (1.49%) Animation
9 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.49%) Equities
9 2 (1.49%) Fintech
9 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.49%) IVR
9 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.49%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.75%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.75%) Interactive TV
10 1 (0.75%) Photography
10 1 (0.75%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.97%) Android
1 8 (5.97%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.99%) Windows
3 3 (2.24%) Linux
3 3 (2.24%) Unix
4 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Wireframes
2 34 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.69%) Prototyping
4 16 (11.94%) Information Architecture
5 14 (10.45%) E-Commerce
6 12 (8.96%) Service Design
7 11 (8.21%) Web Design
8 10 (7.46%) Web Development
9 8 (5.97%) Project Management
9 8 (5.97%) Typography
9 8 (5.97%) Usability Testing
10 6 (4.48%) Competitor Analysis
10 6 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (4.48%) Scrum
10 6 (4.48%) UX Design
11 5 (3.73%) CRM
11 5 (3.73%) Front End Development
12 4 (2.99%) Business Analysis
12 4 (2.99%) Time Management
12 4 (2.99%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.48%) Java
2 6 (4.48%) PHP
3 2 (1.49%) Python
4 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.24%) CCIE
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.75%) Docker
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Ansible
1 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.75%) Netcool
1 1 (0.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.75%) Puppet
1 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) Adobe
2 4 (2.99%) WorldPay
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle
3 3 (2.24%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.49%) Aruba
5 1 (0.75%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.75%) F5
5 1 (0.75%) Facebook
5 1 (0.75%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.75%) IBM
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.75%) Pega
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.75%) Siebel
5 1 (0.75%) Twitter
5 1 (0.75%) VMware
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