The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 105 136 146
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 28 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 3
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £432
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2430 2806 2743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.97% 95.34% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1674 1565
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 241 229
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.23 £41.12 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk +16 23 £470 +7.42%
East Anglia - 3 £448 -
Suffolk -4 1 £450 +5.88%
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Solutions Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East of England region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) RAD
2 16 (40.00%) RUP
3 14 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (30.00%) SOA
4 12 (30.00%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) Web Services
5 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (15.00%) RESTful
7 6 (15.00%) API Design
8 5 (12.50%) JUnit
9 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (10.00%) Spring
9 4 (10.00%) Maven
9 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) Marketing
9 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
9 4 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (7.50%) Analytics
11 2 (5.00%) UML
12 1 (2.50%) OO
12 1 (2.50%) JBoss
12 1 (2.50%) IBM
12 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
12 1 (2.50%) JMS
12 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
12 1 (2.50%) WebLogic

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) JUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) RESTful
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 4 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) EJB
4 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.50%) JDBC
4 1 (2.50%) JMS
4 1 (2.50%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) RAD
2 16 (40.00%) RUP
3 14 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (30.00%) SOA
5 10 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) API Design
7 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
9 2 (5.00%) UML
10 1 (2.50%) API Development
10 1 (2.50%) OO
10 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Sybase
2 1 (2.50%) TIBCO