The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Lead Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 162 209 202
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.067% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.071% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead 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
3267 5624 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 94.87% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2629 4362 3934
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 35 91 94
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.34 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Lead Designer in the job title.

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead 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 Lead Designer across the City of London region.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Lead 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 Lead Designer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Ethnography
3 1 (20.00%) Ethnographic Research
3 1 (20.00%) Heuristic Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (20.00%) InVision
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus

Lead 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (20.00%) InVision
2 1 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Ethnographic Research
2 1 (20.00%) Ethnography
2 1 (20.00%) Heuristic Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Siebel
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) WorldPay