The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 96 136 111
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 576 420 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.52% 1.80% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 1.90% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 279 357
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £42.25 £18.30 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.93% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £15.42 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.06 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.15 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +35.55%
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
City of London +5 60 £400 +13.47% 13
Bromley -2 5 £575 +53.33%
Uxbridge +4 4 £463 +15.62%
Paddington +4 3 £400 -20.00%
Teddington - 3 £413 -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Greenwich - 2 £225 -
Hammersmith - 2 £419 -
Hounslow +6 1 £350 +7.69%
Canary Wharf -2 1 £538 +168.75%
Croydon -12 1 £475 - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 London region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 623 (57.74%) User Experience
2 340 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (30.31%) Wireframes
4 279 (25.86%) HTML
5 241 (22.34%) CSS
6 232 (21.50%) Adobe
7 227 (21.04%) Photoshop
8 205 (19.00%) Prototyping
9 181 (16.77%) Adobe Illustrator
10 154 (14.27%) Finance
11 125 (11.58%) JavaScript
12 112 (10.38%) Axure RP
13 108 (10.01%) E-Commerce
14 100 (9.27%) Banking
15 97 (8.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 96 (8.90%) Degree
17 92 (8.53%) Mobile App
18 90 (8.34%) OmniGraffle
19 81 (7.51%) Marketing
19 81 (7.51%) Retail
20 78 (7.23%) HTML5
20 78 (7.23%) Responsive Web Design
21 71 (6.58%) Typography
22 64 (5.93%) Apple iOS
23 61 (5.65%) InVision
23 61 (5.65%) Android
24 57 (5.28%) jQuery
24 57 (5.28%) Service Design
25 52 (4.82%) Scrum
26 51 (4.73%) Web Design

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 27 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.13%) Marvel
3 22 (2.04%) CMS
4 6 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (0.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.56%) WordPress
5 4 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.37%) Confluence
5 4 (0.37%) Moodle
6 3 (0.28%) Apache
6 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.28%) SAS
7 2 (0.19%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.093%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.093%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.093%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.093%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 227 (21.04%) Photoshop
2 181 (16.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 97 (8.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 90 (8.34%) OmniGraffle
5 61 (5.65%) InVision
6 30 (2.78%) InDesign
7 25 (2.32%) MS Office
8 22 (2.04%) MS Excel
9 19 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
10 17 (1.58%) MS Visio
11 16 (1.48%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
13 7 (0.65%) Fireworks
14 6 (0.56%) Flinto
15 4 (0.37%) AutoCAD
16 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.28%) GIMP
16 3 (0.28%) InfoPath
16 3 (0.28%) UXPin
17 2 (0.19%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 6 (0.56%) WebTrends
2 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.19%) Shopify
6 1 (0.093%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.093%) Magento
6 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.30%) Office 365
4 13 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 10 (0.93%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.56%) GitHub
8 5 (0.46%) SaaS
9 4 (0.37%) IaaS
9 4 (0.37%) PaaS
10 2 (0.19%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.093%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.093%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.89%) Firewall
2 32 (2.97%) Internet
3 20 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (1.58%) Network Security
5 15 (1.39%) MPLS
5 15 (1.39%) Wireless
6 14 (1.30%) CTI
6 14 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.20%) BGP
7 13 (1.20%) OSPF
7 13 (1.20%) VPLS
8 9 (0.83%) Intranet
8 9 (0.83%) LAN
8 9 (0.83%) WAN
9 6 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.37%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (0.37%) SSL
11 3 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.28%) IPsec
11 3 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.30%) Hadoop
2 12 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.02%) Big Data
3 11 (1.02%) SQL Server
4 10 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.56%) MySQL
6 5 (0.46%) QlikView
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.28%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.28%) HBase
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.19%) DB2
9 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 112 (10.38%) Axure RP
2 20 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (1.11%) JIRA
4 11 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.46%) Maven
6 5 (0.46%) Subversion
7 3 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.19%) gulp
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Blend
8 2 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.19%) Xcode
9 1 (0.093%) Ant
9 1 (0.093%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.093%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.093%) NUnit
9 1 (0.093%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.093%) VisualAge
9 1 (0.093%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 154 (14.27%) Finance
2 100 (9.27%) Banking
3 81 (7.51%) Marketing
3 81 (7.51%) Retail
4 47 (4.36%) Publishing
5 37 (3.43%) Games
6 35 (3.24%) Legal
7 32 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.41%) Advertising
9 24 (2.22%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.11%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.46%) Electronics
13 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.28%) German Language
15 2 (0.19%) Automotive
16 1 (0.093%) Back Office
16 1 (0.093%) Front Office
16 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (25.86%) HTML
2 241 (22.34%) CSS
3 78 (7.23%) HTML5
4 57 (5.28%) jQuery
5 43 (3.99%) CSS3
6 21 (1.95%) Flash
7 20 (1.85%) XML
8 18 (1.67%) Web Services
9 13 (1.20%) Sass
10 12 (1.11%) .NET
11 11 (1.02%) J2EE
11 11 (1.02%) Middleware
11 11 (1.02%) SOAP
12 10 (0.93%) 802.1X
12 10 (0.93%) Ajax
12 10 (0.93%) CGI
12 10 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.74%) AngularJS
14 7 (0.65%) Framer.js
14 7 (0.65%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 623 (57.74%) User Experience
2 92 (8.53%) Mobile App
3 50 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.89%) Data Centre
5 40 (3.71%) Graphic Design
6 33 (3.06%) Visualisation
7 29 (2.69%) Social Media
8 23 (2.13%) Animation
9 22 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.76%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.20%) Fintech
12 12 (1.11%) Computer Science
12 12 (1.11%) Motion Graphics
13 11 (1.02%) e-Learning
13 11 (1.02%) Online Banking
14 10 (0.93%) W3C
15 9 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
15 9 (0.83%) Video on Demand
15 9 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.93%) Apple iOS
2 61 (5.65%) Android
3 29 (2.69%) Windows
4 21 (1.95%) Unix
5 12 (1.11%) Linux
6 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.19%) Solaris
6 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (30.31%) Wireframes
3 205 (19.00%) Prototyping
4 108 (10.01%) E-Commerce
5 78 (7.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 71 (6.58%) Typography
7 57 (5.28%) Service Design
8 52 (4.82%) Scrum
9 51 (4.73%) Web Design
10 49 (4.54%) Front End Development
10 49 (4.54%) Information Architecture
11 48 (4.45%) Analytics
12 41 (3.80%) Rapid Prototyping
12 41 (3.80%) UX Design
13 40 (3.71%) Project Management
14 35 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (3.24%) Usability Testing
15 30 (2.78%) ITIL
16 29 (2.69%) Customer Insight
17 25 (2.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (11.58%) JavaScript
2 43 (3.99%) Java
3 20 (1.85%) SQL
4 19 (1.76%) PHP
5 8 (0.74%) C#
6 5 (0.46%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.37%) ActionScript
7 4 (0.37%) XPath
8 3 (0.28%) COBOL
8 3 (0.28%) Python
8 3 (0.28%) VBA
9 2 (0.19%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.19%) C
9 2 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.093%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.093%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.093%) R
10 1 (0.093%) Ruby
10 1 (0.093%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.093%) XAML
Qualifications
1 96 (8.90%) Degree
2 45 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (1.39%) CCNP
6 14 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.11%) CCIE
8 11 (1.02%) CCNA
9 6 (0.56%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.46%) MBA
11 3 (0.28%) CISSP
11 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.28%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.78%) QA
2 15 (1.39%) Government Security Classifications
3 9 (0.83%) WCAG
4 8 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.19%) SEPA
6 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.37%) Docker
3 3 (0.28%) HDFS
4 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (1.20%) FortiGate
2 9 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (0.65%) SCCM
4 3 (0.28%) Nagios
4 3 (0.28%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) Ansible
5 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.19%) OpenView
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.19%) Puppet
5 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.19%) Simpana
6 1 (0.093%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.093%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.093%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.093%) Kibana
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 232 (21.50%) Adobe
2 37 (3.43%) Microsoft
3 32 (2.97%) Oracle
4 28 (2.59%) Cisco
5 17 (1.58%) Juniper
6 15 (1.39%) CheckPoint
6 15 (1.39%) Google
7 14 (1.30%) F5
8 8 (0.74%) Palo Alto
8 8 (0.74%) SolarWinds
9 7 (0.65%) Genesys
9 7 (0.65%) IBM
9 7 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.65%) Splunk
10 5 (0.46%) SAP
10 5 (0.46%) VMware
10 5 (0.46%) WorldPay
11 4 (0.37%) HP
12 3 (0.28%) ATG
12 3 (0.28%) EMC
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