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 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 171 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.14% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.15% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £394 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Solutions 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
3358 5251 5446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.26% 95.04% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 4096 3935
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.73 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.63% -6.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Pega
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop

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 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (50.00%) Pega