The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
London / City of London
Rank 148 149 187
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.13% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.13% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £575 £433 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.94% -13.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
2805 3052 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.05% 95.61% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2410 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £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 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Solutions 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 Solutions Designer across the City of London region.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) OCP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CICS
4 1 (11.11%) Hyperion

Solutions 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 (11.11%) CICS
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Essbase
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) DRM
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (11.11%) Microservices
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) OCP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware