The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 141 117 138
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £443
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Solutions Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2944 2254 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.28% 94.03% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1760 1144 1449
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 206 347
Average hourly rate £20.21 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.28% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.36 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Designer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Designer across the East of England region.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Solutions Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Designer across the East of England region.

Solutions Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire -20 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Solutions Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Designer in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) QMS
2 4 (57.14%) Budget Control
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Solutions Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) QMS
2 4 (57.14%) Budget Control
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle