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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 170 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% - 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.96 -
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
3241 4501 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.28% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2579 3541 4070
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) WorldPay
2 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere

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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Ethnographic Research
2 1 (16.67%) Ethnography
2 1 (16.67%) Heuristic Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) F5
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) WorldPay
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel