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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 101 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 479 498 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.01% 2.00% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.14% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 375 301
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £374 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
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
22006 23242 21227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 93.27% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15809 16053 14146
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 385 524
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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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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 +17 111 £388 +0.97% 22
Docklands, London +18 3 - -
Hounslow 0 1 £350 -16.66%
Hammersmith -1 1 £520 +89.09%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Ealing - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 521 (52.68%) User Experience
2 272 (27.50%) HTML
3 232 (23.46%) CSS
4 223 (22.55%) Photoshop
5 222 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
6 184 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 152 (15.37%) Adobe
8 148 (14.96%) Axure RP
9 138 (13.95%) Finance
10 108 (10.92%) JavaScript
11 89 (9.00%) Mobile App
12 86 (8.70%) Banking
13 83 (8.39%) Marketing
14 82 (8.29%) Retail
15 80 (8.09%) Degree
16 77 (7.79%) Android
17 76 (7.68%) HTML5
18 75 (7.58%) Apple iOS
19 64 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
20 62 (6.27%) UX Design
20 62 (6.27%) E-Commerce
21 60 (6.07%) Publishing
22 54 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
22 54 (5.46%) Usability Testing
22 54 (5.46%) Rapid Prototyping
22 54 (5.46%) Social Media
23 51 (5.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
24 50 (5.06%) jQuery
25 49 (4.95%) OmniGraffle
26 47 (4.75%) InDesign

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 17 (1.72%) CMS
2 16 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.21%) Apache
4 7 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.61%) Drupal
5 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.51%) Lync
6 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.40%) Moodle
7 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.40%) WordPress
7 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.20%) Confluence
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 223 (22.55%) Photoshop
2 184 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 51 (5.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 49 (4.95%) OmniGraffle
5 47 (4.75%) InDesign
6 20 (2.02%) MS Office
6 20 (2.02%) MS Visio
7 18 (1.82%) Adobe After Effects
7 18 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
8 16 (1.62%) Acrobat
9 15 (1.52%) Fireworks
10 13 (1.31%) MS Excel
11 11 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
12 9 (0.91%) CINEMA 4D
13 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.30%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.40%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.30%) Siebel Analytics
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.20%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.20%) Summit
5 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.81%) IaaS
2 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.61%) Office 365
4 3 (0.30%) SaaS
4 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.30%) Force.com
5 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.02%) Firewall
2 16 (1.62%) Internet
3 15 (1.52%) Intranet
4 13 (1.31%) DNS
5 10 (1.01%) LDAP
6 9 (0.91%) SAN
6 9 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (0.81%) DHCP
8 6 (0.61%) WAN
9 5 (0.51%) LAN
9 5 (0.51%) Network Security
9 5 (0.51%) LTE
9 5 (0.51%) 4G
9 5 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.40%) HSPA
10 4 (0.40%) HTTP
10 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.01%) DTS
6 9 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.61%) Big Data
8 6 (0.61%) DB2
8 6 (0.61%) MySQL
9 5 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.20%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 148 (14.96%) Axure RP
2 45 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 31 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
4 14 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.91%) Subversion
5 9 (0.91%) JIRA
5 9 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.71%) ReSharper
8 6 (0.61%) Xcode
9 5 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.51%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Blend
10 4 (0.40%) Ranorex
10 4 (0.40%) JUnit
10 4 (0.40%) Selenium
10 4 (0.40%) NUnit
11 3 (0.30%) Checkstyle
11 3 (0.30%) ProtoShare
General
1 138 (13.95%) Finance
2 86 (8.70%) Banking
3 83 (8.39%) Marketing
4 82 (8.29%) Retail
5 60 (6.07%) Publishing
6 27 (2.73%) Games
6 27 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.63%) Legal
8 20 (2.02%) Advertising
9 14 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.21%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.81%) Law
11 8 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.61%) Billing
13 5 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.51%) Interactive Media
14 4 (0.40%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (27.50%) HTML
2 232 (23.46%) CSS
3 76 (7.68%) HTML5
4 50 (5.06%) jQuery
5 41 (4.15%) .NET
6 39 (3.94%) CSS3
7 37 (3.74%) Flash
8 27 (2.73%) ASP.NET
9 23 (2.33%) Web Services
10 21 (2.12%) XML
11 19 (1.92%) WCF
12 14 (1.42%) AngularJS
13 13 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (1.31%) Ajax
14 12 (1.21%) WPF
14 12 (1.21%) LINQ
15 11 (1.11%) Middleware
16 10 (1.01%) Sass
17 9 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
17 9 (0.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 521 (52.68%) User Experience
2 89 (9.00%) Mobile App
3 64 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.46%) Social Media
5 29 (2.93%) Graphic Design
6 22 (2.22%) E-Learning
7 18 (1.82%) Visualisation
8 14 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
9 13 (1.31%) Online Games
9 13 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
10 11 (1.11%) Online Banking
10 11 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.11%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.01%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.91%) CESG
12 9 (0.91%) Video Editing
12 9 (0.91%) Animation
12 9 (0.91%) iPhone
13 8 (0.81%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 77 (7.79%) Android
2 75 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 33 (3.34%) Windows
4 22 (2.22%) Linux
5 6 (0.61%) UNIX
5 6 (0.61%) CentOS
6 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.10%) AIX
7 1 (0.10%) MVS
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (6.27%) E-Commerce
2 62 (6.27%) UX Design
3 54 (5.46%) Rapid Prototyping
3 54 (5.46%) Usability Testing
3 54 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (4.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 41 (4.15%) Information Architecture
5 41 (4.15%) ITIL
6 38 (3.84%) Web Design
7 32 (3.24%) Project Management
8 27 (2.73%) SEO
9 26 (2.63%) Scrum
10 25 (2.53%) Service Management
11 22 (2.22%) Web Application Development
12 21 (2.12%) User Stories
12 21 (2.12%) ETL
13 20 (2.02%) Data Modelling
14 18 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (1.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 108 (10.92%) JavaScript
2 33 (3.34%) SQL
3 30 (3.03%) C#
3 30 (3.03%) Java
4 13 (1.31%) ActionScript
5 12 (1.21%) PHP
6 10 (1.01%) VB.NET
7 7 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
8 5 (0.51%) ActionScript 3.0
8 5 (0.51%) XAML
8 5 (0.51%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.40%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.40%) Python
9 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.30%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.20%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.20%) Ruby
11 2 (0.20%) XPath
11 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (8.09%) Degree
2 40 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.01%) CISSP
5 7 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.20%) CCNP
8 2 (0.20%) CCDP
8 2 (0.20%) CCA
9 1 (0.10%) HND
9 1 (0.10%) MCSE
9 1 (0.10%) PhD
9 1 (0.10%) CCIE
9 1 (0.10%) CISA
9 1 (0.10%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.72%) COBIT
2 14 (1.42%) QA
3 9 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.61%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.51%) XenApp
3 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (0.61%) SCCM
2 3 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.10%) SCOM
3 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 152 (15.37%) Adobe
2 41 (4.15%) Oracle
3 35 (3.54%) Microsoft
4 27 (2.73%) Cisco
5 16 (1.62%) IBM
6 14 (1.42%) SAP
7 11 (1.11%) Juniper
7 11 (1.11%) Informatica
7 11 (1.11%) webMethods
8 9 (0.91%) Apple
8 9 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.91%) VMware
8 9 (0.91%) Facebook
9 8 (0.81%) Netezza
9 8 (0.81%) Citrix
10 7 (0.71%) Ab Initio
11 6 (0.61%) Twitter
11 6 (0.61%) Zend
11 6 (0.61%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.61%) Siebel
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