The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 146 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 379 524 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.61% 2.23% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.40% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 354 308
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £16.90 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
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 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Designer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Designer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
City of London -50 84 £375 - 24
Paddington - 5 £500 -
Croydon - 2 £500 - 1
Romford - 2 £240 -
Brentford -3 1 £320 +113.33%
Harrow - 1 £175 - 1
Hayes - 1 £425 -
Ilford - 1 £450 -
Isleworth - 1 £150 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Designer in their job title.

1 365 (47.65%) User Experience
2 195 (25.46%) HTML
3 188 (24.54%) CSS
4 161 (21.02%) Photoshop
5 150 (19.58%) Adobe
6 136 (17.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 118 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (13.05%) Finance
9 98 (12.79%) JavaScript
10 88 (11.49%) Axure RP
11 75 (9.79%) Mobile App
12 70 (9.14%) Information Architecture
12 70 (9.14%) Banking
13 65 (8.49%) Graphic Design
14 64 (8.36%) Web Design
15 63 (8.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 58 (7.57%) Marketing
16 58 (7.57%) Degree
17 57 (7.44%) E-Commerce
18 54 (7.05%) Retail
19 49 (6.40%) HTML5
20 42 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
20 42 (5.48%) Analytics
20 42 (5.48%) CSS3
21 39 (5.09%) Oracle
22 38 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
23 37 (4.83%) Usability Testing
24 36 (4.70%) jQuery
24 36 (4.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
25 33 (4.31%) UX Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.57%) CMS
3 11 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.78%) Confluence
5 5 (0.65%) Lync
6 4 (0.52%) WordPress
7 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.39%) Node.js
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.26%) Drupal
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.26%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.26%) Exstream Dialogue
8 2 (0.26%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 161 (21.02%) Photoshop
2 136 (17.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 63 (8.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (3.52%) OmniGraffle
5 24 (3.13%) InDesign
6 19 (2.48%) Adobe After Effects
6 19 (2.48%) Fireworks
7 17 (2.22%) MS Office
8 10 (1.31%) MS Visio
9 8 (1.04%) MS Excel
10 6 (0.78%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.78%) CINEMA 4D
11 5 (0.65%) 3ds Max
12 4 (0.52%) GIMP
13 3 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.26%) FreeHand
14 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.26%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Exstream
1 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) SAP TEM
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.13%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.04%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (0.65%) SaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) Yammer
6 1 (0.13%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.61%) Internet
2 6 (0.78%) SAN
3 5 (0.65%) WAN
4 4 (0.52%) LAN
4 4 (0.52%) OSPF
4 4 (0.52%) BGP
5 3 (0.39%) DPNSS
5 3 (0.39%) EIGRP
5 3 (0.39%) QSIG
5 3 (0.39%) Firewall
5 3 (0.39%) PBX
5 3 (0.39%) VoIP
5 3 (0.39%) Intranet
5 3 (0.39%) DNS
5 3 (0.39%) Network Security
5 3 (0.39%) Broadband
6 2 (0.26%) WebEx
6 2 (0.26%) DHCP
6 2 (0.26%) HTTP
6 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (0.78%) Big Data
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.65%) MySQL
7 5 (0.65%) Star Schema
8 4 (0.52%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (0.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (0.39%) Cognos Transformer
9 3 (0.39%) OLTP
9 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.39%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 88 (11.49%) Axure RP
2 36 (4.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 14 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (0.91%) JIRA
5 6 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (0.39%) Grunt
8 2 (0.26%) Sublime Text
8 2 (0.26%) Bower
8 2 (0.26%) Toad
8 2 (0.26%) GCC
8 2 (0.26%) Subversion
9 1 (0.13%) Maven
9 1 (0.13%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.13%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.13%) Gradle
9 1 (0.13%) gulp
9 1 (0.13%) Yeoman
General
1 100 (13.05%) Finance
2 70 (9.14%) Banking
3 58 (7.57%) Marketing
4 54 (7.05%) Retail
5 29 (3.79%) Advertising
6 24 (3.13%) Publishing
7 21 (2.74%) Investment Banking
8 18 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.44%) Games
9 11 (1.44%) Electronics
10 10 (1.31%) Law
11 9 (1.17%) Legal
12 7 (0.91%) Back Office
12 7 (0.91%) Billing
13 6 (0.78%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (25.46%) HTML
2 188 (24.54%) CSS
3 49 (6.40%) HTML5
4 42 (5.48%) CSS3
5 36 (4.70%) jQuery
6 31 (4.05%) XML
7 29 (3.79%) Flash
8 16 (2.09%) AngularJS
9 15 (1.96%) Middleware
10 14 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (1.57%) .NET
11 12 (1.57%) Ajax
12 11 (1.44%) J2EE
12 11 (1.44%) XSD
12 11 (1.44%) Sass
13 10 (1.31%) XML Schema
14 9 (1.17%) XHTML
15 7 (0.91%) Web Services
15 7 (0.91%) JMS
15 7 (0.91%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 365 (47.65%) User Experience
2 75 (9.79%) Mobile App
3 65 (8.49%) Graphic Design
4 23 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.00%) Visualisation
5 15 (1.96%) Animation
6 13 (1.70%) E-Learning
7 11 (1.44%) Social Media
8 10 (1.31%) Photography
9 9 (1.17%) Copywriting
9 9 (1.17%) W3C
9 9 (1.17%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.04%) Motion Graphics
10 8 (1.04%) Smart Meter
10 8 (1.04%) Grid Computing
11 7 (0.91%) Handset
11 7 (0.91%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.78%) Clustering
13 5 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (3.66%) Apple iOS
2 26 (3.39%) Android
3 20 (2.61%) Windows
4 10 (1.31%) Linux
5 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.39%) AIX
5 3 (0.39%) Solaris
6 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.26%) UNIX
6 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (9.14%) Information Architecture
3 64 (8.36%) Web Design
4 57 (7.44%) E-Commerce
5 42 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (5.48%) Analytics
6 38 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
7 37 (4.83%) Usability Testing
8 33 (4.31%) UX Design
9 29 (3.79%) SOA
10 22 (2.87%) Project Management
11 21 (2.74%) Scrum
12 20 (2.61%) ETL
13 19 (2.48%) ITIL
14 18 (2.35%) Data Modelling
14 18 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (2.22%) SEO
16 15 (1.96%) Business Analysis
16 15 (1.96%) Product Management
17 14 (1.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (12.79%) JavaScript
2 33 (4.31%) SQL
3 21 (2.74%) Java
4 10 (1.31%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.04%) ActionScript
6 7 (0.91%) R
7 6 (0.78%) PHP
7 6 (0.78%) C
8 5 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.52%) C#
9 4 (0.52%) XAML
10 3 (0.39%) Python
10 3 (0.39%) Ruby
11 2 (0.26%) ABAP
11 2 (0.26%) CFML
12 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.13%) XQuery
12 1 (0.13%) VBA
12 1 (0.13%) C++
12 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (7.57%) Degree
2 23 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.39%) MCSE
6 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.13%) CCDA
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) MCSA
8 1 (0.13%) CCIE
8 1 (0.13%) CCNP
8 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.13%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.91%) QA
2 5 (0.65%) SLA
3 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.13%) Xen
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (0.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.13%) SCOM
4 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.13%) Netcool
4 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 150 (19.58%) Adobe
2 39 (5.09%) Oracle
3 21 (2.74%) IBM
4 17 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.57%) Informatica
6 10 (1.31%) Cisco
6 10 (1.31%) VMware
7 7 (0.91%) SAP
8 6 (0.78%) HP
8 6 (0.78%) Google
8 6 (0.78%) Pega
9 5 (0.65%) Avaya
10 4 (0.52%) Nokia
10 4 (0.52%) Cognos
10 4 (0.52%) Sony
10 4 (0.52%) Apple
10 4 (0.52%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.52%) webMethods
10 4 (0.52%) Remedy
10 4 (0.52%) Twitter
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