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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 99 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 489 474 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.00% 1.92% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 2.06% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 334 279
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -14.00%
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
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 £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -2 127 £375 +7.14% 26
Hammersmith -2 2 £425 +54.54% 1
Docklands, London +10 1 £450 -
Mayfair - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 518 (50.83%) User Experience
2 289 (28.36%) HTML
3 264 (25.91%) CSS
4 247 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 241 (23.65%) Photoshop
6 217 (21.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 190 (18.65%) Adobe
8 137 (13.44%) Axure RP
9 127 (12.46%) Finance
10 116 (11.38%) Mobile App
11 109 (10.70%) JavaScript
12 93 (9.13%) HTML5
13 92 (9.03%) Banking
14 89 (8.73%) Degree
15 83 (8.15%) Marketing
16 80 (7.85%) Retail
16 80 (7.85%) Android
17 77 (7.56%) E-Commerce
18 75 (7.36%) InDesign
19 71 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
20 67 (6.58%) Rapid Prototyping
20 67 (6.58%) Apple iOS
21 66 (6.48%) CSS3
22 63 (6.18%) OmniGraffle
23 61 (5.99%) User Experience Design
23 61 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
23 61 (5.99%) Flash
24 60 (5.89%) Windows
25 57 (5.59%) Social Media
26 56 (5.50%) Publishing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 25 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.06%) CMS
3 10 (0.98%) Apache
3 10 (0.98%) WordPress
4 8 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.49%) Drupal
7 5 (0.49%) Lync
8 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.39%) Moodle
8 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 241 (23.65%) Photoshop
2 217 (21.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 75 (7.36%) InDesign
4 63 (6.18%) OmniGraffle
5 36 (3.53%) Adobe After Effects
6 29 (2.85%) Fireworks
7 23 (2.26%) MS Visio
8 21 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (1.57%) MS Excel
10 13 (1.28%) MS Office
11 11 (1.08%) CINEMA 4D
12 8 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
13 6 (0.59%) MS Project
14 5 (0.49%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.49%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
17 1 (0.098%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.39%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.39%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.29%) Magento
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.29%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.20%) Summit
6 2 (0.20%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.20%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.39%) SaaS
1 4 (0.39%) Office 365
2 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.29%) Force.com
3 1 (0.098%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.098%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.098%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.45%) Internet
2 19 (1.86%) Firewall
3 17 (1.67%) Intranet
4 10 (0.98%) SAN
4 10 (0.98%) DNS
5 9 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (0.79%) Network Security
6 8 (0.79%) LDAP
6 8 (0.79%) DHCP
7 5 (0.49%) WAN
7 5 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.39%) HTTP
8 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.39%) LAN
9 3 (0.29%) VPN
9 3 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.29%) VLAN
9 3 (0.29%) HSRP
9 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.34%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.98%) SAP BI
6 9 (0.88%) DTS
7 8 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (0.59%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.59%) DB2
8 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.59%) MySQL
9 5 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.39%) QlikView
11 3 (0.29%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 137 (13.44%) Axure RP
2 44 (4.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 22 (2.16%) Dreamweaver
4 16 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.57%) Microsoft Blend
5 9 (0.88%) Subversion
6 8 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.59%) ReSharper
9 5 (0.49%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.39%) JIRA
10 4 (0.39%) ProtoShare
10 4 (0.39%) NUnit
11 3 (0.29%) Xcode
11 3 (0.29%) Maven
11 3 (0.29%) Toad
11 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.29%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.20%) Grunt
General
1 127 (12.46%) Finance
2 92 (9.03%) Banking
3 83 (8.15%) Marketing
4 80 (7.85%) Retail
5 56 (5.50%) Publishing
6 30 (2.94%) Games
7 29 (2.85%) Advertising
8 27 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 25 (2.45%) Legal
10 22 (2.16%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.96%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.98%) Billing
13 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.59%) Front Office
14 5 (0.49%) Interactive Media
15 4 (0.39%) Back Office
15 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.29%) Law
16 3 (0.29%) Electronics
16 3 (0.29%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (28.36%) HTML
2 264 (25.91%) CSS
3 93 (9.13%) HTML5
4 66 (6.48%) CSS3
5 61 (5.99%) Flash
6 50 (4.91%) jQuery
7 43 (4.22%) .NET
8 30 (2.94%) XML
9 26 (2.55%) ASP.NET
10 25 (2.45%) WPF
11 23 (2.26%) Web Services
12 20 (1.96%) WCF
13 16 (1.57%) Silverlight
14 15 (1.47%) AngularJS
15 14 (1.37%) Middleware
15 14 (1.37%) Ajax
16 12 (1.18%) LINQ
17 10 (0.98%) Sass
17 10 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 518 (50.83%) User Experience
2 116 (11.38%) Mobile App
3 61 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.59%) Social Media
5 29 (2.85%) Graphic Design
6 22 (2.16%) iPhone
7 21 (2.06%) Visualisation
7 21 (2.06%) E-Learning
8 13 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.08%) Online Banking
9 11 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 10 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.98%) Animation
10 10 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (0.88%) CESG
11 9 (0.88%) Online Games
11 9 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 9 (0.88%) FMCG
12 8 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
13 7 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.85%) Android
2 67 (6.58%) Apple iOS
3 60 (5.89%) Windows
4 24 (2.36%) Linux
5 14 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (0.98%) UNIX
7 5 (0.49%) Solaris
7 5 (0.49%) CentOS
8 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.29%) zOS
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.098%) MVS
10 1 (0.098%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.098%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (7.56%) E-Commerce
3 71 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (6.58%) Rapid Prototyping
5 61 (5.99%) User Experience Design
6 53 (5.20%) Usability Testing
6 53 (5.20%) Responsive Web Design
7 47 (4.61%) Information Architecture
8 45 (4.42%) Web Design
9 41 (4.02%) ITIL
10 40 (3.93%) Project Management
11 29 (2.85%) SEO
12 28 (2.75%) Data Modelling
13 27 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (2.65%) Web Application Development
14 24 (2.36%) SOA
15 23 (2.26%) Service Management
15 23 (2.26%) CRM
16 22 (2.16%) Scrum
17 19 (1.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (10.70%) JavaScript
2 43 (4.22%) SQL
3 30 (2.94%) C#
3 30 (2.94%) Java
4 18 (1.77%) PHP
5 17 (1.67%) XAML
6 16 (1.57%) ActionScript
7 12 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
8 9 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 7 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.59%) Python
10 6 (0.59%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.39%) Perl
12 4 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
13 3 (0.29%) XPath
13 3 (0.29%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.20%) Ruby
14 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (8.73%) Degree
2 36 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.08%) CISSP
5 6 (0.59%) CCA
6 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) CISM
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.098%) HND
8 1 (0.098%) MCSE
8 1 (0.098%) CCNP
8 1 (0.098%) CCDP
8 1 (0.098%) MCTS
8 1 (0.098%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.57%) COBIT
2 9 (0.88%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.59%) SLA
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.098%) Section 508
5 1 (0.098%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.39%) XenApp
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.098%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) SCCM
1 3 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.098%) SCOM
2 1 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.098%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.098%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 190 (18.65%) Adobe
2 52 (5.10%) Oracle
3 45 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.26%) SAP
5 18 (1.77%) Cisco
6 16 (1.57%) IBM
6 16 (1.57%) Apple
7 15 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.08%) Google
9 10 (0.98%) Zend
9 10 (0.98%) Juniper
10 9 (0.88%) Netezza
11 7 (0.69%) DoubleClick
11 7 (0.69%) Facebook
11 7 (0.69%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.69%) Citrix
12 6 (0.59%) Informatica
12 6 (0.59%) Infragistics
12 6 (0.59%) webMethods
12 6 (0.59%) Mercator
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