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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 125 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 84 150 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 2.58% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.81% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 95 117
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -40.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
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 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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.

1 109 (56.77%) User Experience
2 54 (28.13%) Photoshop
3 49 (25.52%) HTML
3 49 (25.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 46 (23.96%) CSS
5 45 (23.44%) Adobe
6 35 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
8 25 (13.02%) Finance
9 23 (11.98%) Banking
10 22 (11.46%) Mobile App
10 22 (11.46%) Axure RP
11 19 (9.90%) Web Design
11 19 (9.90%) Information Architecture
12 18 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (9.38%) E-Commerce
13 17 (8.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 16 (8.33%) Usability Testing
14 16 (8.33%) Retail
14 16 (8.33%) Graphic Design
15 14 (7.29%) Oracle
16 11 (5.73%) Marketing
17 10 (5.21%) Degree
17 10 (5.21%) HTML5
18 9 (4.69%) Scrum
18 9 (4.69%) Java
18 9 (4.69%) SOA
19 8 (4.17%) Linux
19 8 (4.17%) Advertising
19 8 (4.17%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (2.08%) CMS
1 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.52%) WordPress
3 1 (0.52%) Moodle
3 1 (0.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 54 (28.13%) Photoshop
2 49 (25.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (8.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (3.65%) InDesign
5 6 (3.13%) Fireworks
6 5 (2.60%) MS Office
7 4 (2.08%) MS Excel
7 4 (2.08%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.04%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.04%) FreeHand
8 2 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.52%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.52%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.52%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.08%) SAN
1 4 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) DPNSS
2 2 (1.04%) QSIG
2 2 (1.04%) PBX
2 2 (1.04%) VoIP
2 2 (1.04%) VPN
2 2 (1.04%) Network Security
2 2 (1.04%) Broadband
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) NAS
3 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.52%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) IPv4
3 1 (0.52%) IPv6
3 1 (0.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) DHCP
3 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.56%) MySQL
4 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (11.46%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.04%) GCC
3 2 (1.04%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) Grunt
4 1 (0.52%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.52%) gulp
General
1 25 (13.02%) Finance
2 23 (11.98%) Banking
3 16 (8.33%) Retail
4 11 (5.73%) Marketing
5 8 (4.17%) Advertising
6 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.56%) Billing
7 3 (1.56%) Publishing
7 3 (1.56%) Games
7 3 (1.56%) Electronics
8 2 (1.04%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.04%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.52%) HTML
2 46 (23.96%) CSS
3 10 (5.21%) HTML5
4 8 (4.17%) CSS3
4 8 (4.17%) jQuery
5 5 (2.60%) XML
5 5 (2.60%) Flash
6 4 (2.08%) .NET
6 4 (2.08%) JMS
6 4 (2.08%) Middleware
7 3 (1.56%) Java EE
7 3 (1.56%) J2EE
8 2 (1.04%) Sass
8 2 (1.04%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.04%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.52%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (0.52%) LESS
9 1 (0.52%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.52%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 109 (56.77%) User Experience
2 22 (11.46%) Mobile App
3 16 (8.33%) Graphic Design
4 7 (3.65%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.60%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.08%) Animation
6 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.56%) IVR
7 3 (1.56%) Clustering
7 3 (1.56%) FMCG
8 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.04%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.04%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) Social Media
8 2 (1.04%) Photography
8 2 (1.04%) Handset
8 2 (1.04%) W3C
8 2 (1.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.17%) Linux
2 6 (3.13%) Android
3 5 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Windows
4 2 (1.04%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (9.90%) Web Design
2 19 (9.90%) Information Architecture
3 18 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 16 (8.33%) Usability Testing
5 9 (4.69%) SOA
5 9 (4.69%) Scrum
6 7 (3.65%) Project Management
6 7 (3.65%) OO
6 7 (3.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (2.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (2.60%) UX Design
8 5 (2.60%) Analytics
9 4 (2.08%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (2.08%) Content Management
9 4 (2.08%) Industrial Design
9 4 (2.08%) SEO
9 4 (2.08%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
2 9 (4.69%) Java
3 7 (3.65%) SQL
4 3 (1.56%) PHP
4 3 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.04%) R
6 1 (0.52%) XAML
6 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (5.21%) Degree
2 6 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) MCSE
5 1 (0.52%) MCSA
5 1 (0.52%) CCNP
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Xen
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.52%) SCCM
1 1 (0.52%) SCOM
1 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 45 (23.44%) Adobe
2 14 (7.29%) Oracle
3 6 (3.13%) VMware
4 3 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.56%) Informatica
5 2 (1.04%) Avaya
5 2 (1.04%) Nokia
5 2 (1.04%) Veritas
5 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.04%) Cisco
5 2 (1.04%) IBM
5 2 (1.04%) Sony
5 2 (1.04%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.04%) Actimize
6 1 (0.52%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.52%) Tandberg
6 1 (0.52%) Pega
6 1 (0.52%) Splunk
6 1 (0.52%) Facebook
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