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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 103 125 73
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 62 86 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 1.45% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.53% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 96
Median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £503 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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 £30.00 £10.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+179.06% -46.25%
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
3257 5619 5464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.87% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 4360 3966
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £25.34 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 95 (69.85%) User Experience
2 47 (34.56%) Wireframes
3 29 (21.32%) HTML
3 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (19.12%) Finance
5 23 (16.91%) Photoshop
6 21 (15.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (13.97%) Axure RP
7 19 (13.97%) Mobile App
7 19 (13.97%) CSS
7 19 (13.97%) Adobe
8 18 (13.24%) E-Commerce
9 17 (12.50%) Information Architecture
10 14 (10.29%) JavaScript
11 13 (9.56%) Publishing
11 13 (9.56%) Degree
11 13 (9.56%) Prototyping
12 10 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 10 (7.35%) Web Design
13 9 (6.62%) Apple iOS
13 9 (6.62%) Digital Media
13 9 (6.62%) Competitor Analysis
13 9 (6.62%) Web Development
13 9 (6.62%) jQuery
13 9 (6.62%) UX Design
13 9 (6.62%) Android
14 8 (5.88%) Graphic Design
14 8 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (5.88%) HTML5
14 8 (5.88%) 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 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.47%) CMS
2 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.47%) WordPress
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.74%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (16.91%) Photoshop
2 21 (15.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (5.15%) InVision
5 3 (2.21%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.47%) GIMP
6 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.74%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.74%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.74%) InDesign
7 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.74%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) Network Security
2 4 (2.94%) Internet
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.47%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.47%) Wireless
5 1 (0.74%) Firewall
5 1 (0.74%) Intranet
5 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
1 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.74%) Big Data
3 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.74%) HBase
3 1 (0.74%) Impala
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.74%) QlikView
3 1 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.74%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (13.97%) Axure RP
2 10 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.74%) Grunt
4 1 (0.74%) gulp
4 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Publishing
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 7 (5.15%) Games
5 6 (4.41%) Banking
6 5 (3.68%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.94%) Advertising
7 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.21%) Legal
9 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.47%) Marketing
9 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.74%) Electronics
10 1 (0.74%) German Language
10 1 (0.74%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.32%) HTML
2 19 (13.97%) CSS
3 9 (6.62%) jQuery
4 8 (5.88%) HTML5
5 4 (2.94%) CSS3
6 2 (1.47%) Ajax
6 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.47%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.74%) .NET
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.74%) Cascading
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.74%) J2EE
7 1 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.74%) LESS
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.74%) Sass
7 1 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 95 (69.85%) User Experience
2 19 (13.97%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.62%) Digital Media
4 8 (5.88%) Graphic Design
5 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.68%) Psychology
7 4 (2.94%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.21%) Social Media
9 2 (1.47%) Animation
9 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.47%) Fintech
10 1 (0.74%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.74%) Blog
10 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.74%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.74%) iPhone
10 1 (0.74%) Life Science
10 1 (0.74%) Online Games
10 1 (0.74%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.62%) Android
1 9 (6.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.21%) Linux
2 3 (2.21%) Windows
3 2 (1.47%) Unix
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.56%) Wireframes
2 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.24%) E-Commerce
4 17 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 13 (9.56%) Prototyping
6 10 (7.35%) Web Design
7 9 (6.62%) Competitor Analysis
7 9 (6.62%) UX Design
7 9 (6.62%) Web Development
8 8 (5.88%) Project Management
9 7 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (5.15%) Scrum
9 7 (5.15%) Service Design
9 7 (5.15%) Usability Testing
10 5 (3.68%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.68%) CRM
10 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.68%) Typography
11 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.68%) PHP
3 4 (2.94%) Java
4 2 (1.47%) Python
4 2 (1.47%) SQL
4 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.74%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.21%) CCIE
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.47%) CCNP
4 2 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.74%) Docker
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Ansible
1 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.74%) Netcool
1 1 (0.74%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
1 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 19 (13.97%) Adobe
2 4 (2.94%) WorldPay
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle
3 3 (2.21%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.47%) Aruba
5 1 (0.74%) F5
5 1 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.74%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.74%) Siebel
5 1 (0.74%) Tableau
5 1 (0.74%) Twitter
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
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