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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Designer
London / City of London
Rank 148 145 191
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.16% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.17% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £470 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £463
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -13.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2816 3002 4957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.04% 95.67% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2369 3803
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) WorldPay
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) UX Design
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall

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%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
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%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware