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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 104 142 102
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 564 393 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.48% 1.67% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.76% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 258 353
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.42 £17.80 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.32% -17.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.36 £14.75 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.06 £21.13 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +74.41%
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
21561 22357 23076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.74% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15342 15679 15683
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 334 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 61 £400 +9.58% 26
Uxbridge +5 8 £350 -
Paddington +6 5 £400 -20.00%
Bromley - 4 £575 -
Croydon -11 3 £438 -12.50%
Teddington - 3 £413 -
Barking - 3 £338 -
Hounslow - 2 £350 -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Hammersmith - 2 £419 -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £400 +1.26%
Feltham - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £350 -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 624 (57.94%) User Experience
2 329 (30.55%) Wireframes
3 314 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
4 284 (26.37%) HTML
5 247 (22.93%) CSS
6 224 (20.80%) Adobe
7 216 (20.06%) Photoshop
8 201 (18.66%) Prototyping
9 174 (16.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 140 (13.00%) Finance
11 131 (12.16%) JavaScript
12 121 (11.23%) E-Commerce
13 108 (10.03%) Axure RP
14 107 (9.94%) Mobile App
15 89 (8.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 87 (8.08%) Degree
17 86 (7.99%) Banking
17 86 (7.99%) OmniGraffle
18 83 (7.71%) Responsive Web Design
19 79 (7.34%) HTML5
19 79 (7.34%) Retail
20 66 (6.13%) Apple iOS
21 64 (5.94%) Android
22 63 (5.85%) InVision
23 61 (5.66%) Typography
23 61 (5.66%) Web Design
24 60 (5.57%) Marketing
25 59 (5.48%) Service Design
26 57 (5.29%) Front End Development
26 57 (5.29%) jQuery

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 26 (2.41%) CMS
2 23 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.76%) Marvel
4 10 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.46%) Moodle
7 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.46%) WordPress
8 4 (0.37%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.28%) SAS
10 2 (0.19%) Drupal
10 2 (0.19%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 2 (0.19%) Liferay
10 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.093%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.093%) Confluence
11 1 (0.093%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 216 (20.06%) Photoshop
2 174 (16.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 89 (8.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 86 (7.99%) OmniGraffle
5 63 (5.85%) InVision
6 23 (2.14%) MS Office
7 20 (1.86%) InDesign
8 19 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 18 (1.67%) MS Visio
10 17 (1.58%) MS Excel
11 13 (1.21%) Adobe After Effects
12 10 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
13 8 (0.74%) Fireworks
14 6 (0.56%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.46%) Flinto
16 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.28%) GIMP
16 3 (0.28%) InfoPath
16 3 (0.28%) UXPin
17 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (1.02%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Shopify
4 1 (0.093%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.093%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.093%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.093%) Magento
4 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.39%) Office 365
4 13 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 10 (0.93%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.37%) IaaS
7 4 (0.37%) PaaS
7 4 (0.37%) SaaS
8 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.093%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.093%) GitHub
9 1 (0.093%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.81%) Firewall
2 34 (3.16%) Internet
3 21 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (1.49%) Network Security
5 15 (1.39%) MPLS
5 15 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.39%) Wireless
6 14 (1.30%) CTI
7 13 (1.21%) BGP
7 13 (1.21%) OSPF
7 13 (1.21%) VPLS
8 9 (0.84%) Intranet
8 9 (0.84%) LAN
8 9 (0.84%) 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%) HTTP
11 3 (0.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.39%) Hadoop
2 13 (1.21%) SQL Server
3 10 (0.93%) Big Data
4 9 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.56%) Apache Hive
5 6 (0.56%) DB2
6 4 (0.37%) HBase
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.37%) QlikView
7 3 (0.28%) Impala
7 3 (0.28%) MySQL
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 108 (10.03%) Axure RP
2 21 (1.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.74%) JIRA
5 3 (0.28%) gulp
5 3 (0.28%) Maven
5 3 (0.28%) VisualAge
5 3 (0.28%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.19%) Grunt
6 2 (0.19%) Subversion
6 2 (0.19%) Xcode
6 2 (0.19%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.093%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.093%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.093%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.093%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.093%) TeamCity
General
1 140 (13.00%) Finance
2 86 (7.99%) Banking
3 79 (7.34%) Retail
4 60 (5.57%) Marketing
5 53 (4.92%) Publishing
6 32 (2.97%) Games
6 32 (2.97%) Legal
7 25 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.76%) Advertising
9 18 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.39%) Multimedia
11 13 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Automotive
14 3 (0.28%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) German Language
16 1 (0.093%) Back Office
16 1 (0.093%) Brand Awareness
16 1 (0.093%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (26.37%) HTML
2 247 (22.93%) CSS
3 79 (7.34%) HTML5
4 57 (5.29%) jQuery
5 48 (4.46%) CSS3
6 26 (2.41%) Flash
6 26 (2.41%) Web Services
7 21 (1.95%) XML
8 15 (1.39%) AngularJS
8 15 (1.39%) Middleware
8 15 (1.39%) SOAP
9 12 (1.11%) Sass
10 11 (1.02%) .NET
10 11 (1.02%) J2EE
11 10 (0.93%) 802.1X
11 10 (0.93%) Ajax
11 10 (0.93%) CGI
12 9 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.74%) LESS
14 7 (0.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 624 (57.94%) User Experience
2 107 (9.94%) Mobile App
3 48 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.90%) Graphic Design
5 41 (3.81%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.60%) Animation
7 26 (2.41%) Social Media
8 22 (2.04%) Visualisation
9 21 (1.95%) Digital Media
10 19 (1.76%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.39%) e-Learning
12 14 (1.30%) Motion Graphics
13 13 (1.21%) Computer Science
13 13 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.02%) Online Banking
15 10 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
15 10 (0.93%) Fintech
15 10 (0.93%) Interactive TV
16 9 (0.84%) Psychology
16 9 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 66 (6.13%) Apple iOS
2 64 (5.94%) Android
3 26 (2.41%) Windows
4 20 (1.86%) Unix
5 13 (1.21%) Linux
6 3 (0.28%) Solaris
7 2 (0.19%) AIX
7 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (30.55%) Wireframes
2 314 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (18.66%) Prototyping
4 121 (11.23%) E-Commerce
5 83 (7.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 61 (5.66%) Typography
6 61 (5.66%) Web Design
7 59 (5.48%) Service Design
8 57 (5.29%) Front End Development
8 57 (5.29%) Information Architecture
9 51 (4.74%) Scrum
10 47 (4.36%) Analytics
10 47 (4.36%) Rapid Prototyping
11 44 (4.09%) Project Management
12 43 (3.99%) Usability Testing
13 39 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (3.34%) UX Design
15 32 (2.97%) Web Development
16 28 (2.60%) Web Application Development
17 26 (2.41%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 131 (12.16%) JavaScript
2 43 (3.99%) Java
3 18 (1.67%) PHP
4 14 (1.30%) SQL
5 9 (0.84%) ActionScript
6 6 (0.56%) C#
6 6 (0.56%) Python
7 5 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.28%) C
8 3 (0.28%) COBOL
8 3 (0.28%) Scala
8 3 (0.28%) VBA
9 2 (0.19%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.19%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.19%) C++
9 2 (0.19%) Ruby
9 2 (0.19%) XPath
10 1 (0.093%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.093%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.093%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 87 (8.08%) Degree
2 46 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (1.58%) CCNP
6 14 (1.30%) CCIE
7 12 (1.11%) CCNA
8 10 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.37%) MBA
10 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.28%) CISSP
10 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.093%) CCNP Voice
12 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.14%) QA
2 15 (1.39%) Government Security Classifications
3 12 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.46%) WCAG
5 4 (0.37%) SEPA
6 3 (0.28%) HL7
7 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.093%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 5 (0.46%) HDFS
2 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.28%) Docker
3 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.093%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.21%) FortiGate
2 9 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (0.46%) SCCM
5 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.19%) Nagios
6 2 (0.19%) OpenView
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.093%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.093%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.093%) Netcool
7 1 (0.093%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.093%) Puppet
7 1 (0.093%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.093%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 224 (20.80%) Adobe
2 30 (2.79%) Oracle
3 29 (2.69%) Microsoft
4 28 (2.60%) Cisco
5 17 (1.58%) Juniper
6 16 (1.49%) Google
7 15 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 13 (1.21%) F5
9 10 (0.93%) IBM
10 8 (0.74%) Palo Alto
10 8 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.65%) Genesys
11 7 (0.65%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.56%) Splunk
13 5 (0.46%) Ab Initio
14 4 (0.37%) HP
14 4 (0.37%) WorldPay
15 3 (0.28%) 3PAR
15 3 (0.28%) Cloudera
15 3 (0.28%) Twitter
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