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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 95 101 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 447 442 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.13% 2.02% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.17% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 335 206
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £96.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -76.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £34.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.00 £159.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +14 109 £375 - 40
Docklands, London +12 4 - -
Hounslow +3 3 £350 -30.00% 1
Hammersmith +2 1 £335 - 2
Ealing - 1 £288 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 462 (51.05%) User Experience
2 258 (28.51%) HTML
3 224 (24.75%) CSS
4 207 (22.87%) Photoshop
5 162 (17.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 162 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (16.35%) Finance
7 131 (14.48%) JavaScript
8 126 (13.92%) Axure RP
9 122 (13.48%) Adobe
10 98 (10.83%) HTML5
11 86 (9.50%) Banking
12 84 (9.28%) Degree
13 81 (8.95%) Mobile App
14 75 (8.29%) Retail
14 75 (8.29%) Android
15 72 (7.96%) Apple iOS
16 70 (7.73%) Marketing
17 66 (7.29%) Information Architecture
18 59 (6.52%) jQuery
19 58 (6.41%) Usability Testing
19 58 (6.41%) CSS3
20 53 (5.86%) Graphic Design
21 51 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
22 50 (5.52%) Responsive Web Design
23 47 (5.19%) E-Commerce
24 46 (5.08%) OmniGraffle
24 46 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
25 44 (4.86%) Social Media
26 43 (4.75%) Publishing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 23 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.44%) CMS
4 11 (1.22%) Apache
4 11 (1.22%) WordPress
5 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.55%) Lync
5 5 (0.55%) IIS
5 5 (0.55%) Drupal
6 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.33%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.33%) FileNet
7 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 207 (22.87%) Photoshop
2 162 (17.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 46 (5.08%) OmniGraffle
4 40 (4.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 29 (3.20%) InDesign
6 22 (2.43%) MS Visio
7 19 (2.10%) MS Office
8 17 (1.88%) Fireworks
8 17 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (1.77%) Adobe After Effects
10 15 (1.66%) Acrobat
11 12 (1.33%) MS Excel
12 11 (1.22%) CINEMA 4D
13 10 (1.10%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.44%) SPSS
15 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
16 1 (0.11%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) WebTrends
1 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Siebel Analytics
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.88%) IaaS
2 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.66%) Office 365
4 3 (0.33%) GitHub
4 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.99%) Intranet
2 14 (1.55%) Firewall
3 13 (1.44%) DNS
4 11 (1.22%) LDAP
4 11 (1.22%) Internet
5 9 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (0.88%) DHCP
7 7 (0.77%) LAN
7 7 (0.77%) WAN
8 5 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.55%) 4G
8 5 (0.55%) LTE
8 5 (0.55%) Network Security
9 4 (0.44%) HSPA
9 4 (0.44%) SAN
9 4 (0.44%) 3G
9 4 (0.44%) 802.11
9 4 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.10%) DB2
3 10 (1.10%) Big Data
4 9 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 9 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.77%) RDBMS
5 7 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.44%) MySQL
7 4 (0.44%) DTS
7 4 (0.44%) SAP BI
7 4 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.33%) Redis
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.33%) Star Schema
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 126 (13.92%) Axure RP
2 41 (4.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 25 (2.76%) Dreamweaver
4 11 (1.22%) JIRA
5 10 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.77%) Subversion
7 6 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.55%) Xcode
8 5 (0.55%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.44%) Selenium
9 4 (0.44%) JUnit
9 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.33%) Redmine
10 3 (0.33%) ProtoShare
10 3 (0.33%) Checkstyle
10 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.33%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.22%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.22%) NUnit
General
1 148 (16.35%) Finance
2 86 (9.50%) Banking
3 75 (8.29%) Retail
4 70 (7.73%) Marketing
5 43 (4.75%) Publishing
6 26 (2.87%) Games
6 26 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.21%) Legal
8 18 (1.99%) Advertising
9 14 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.22%) Law
10 11 (1.22%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.44%) Billing
13 4 (0.44%) Electronics
14 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.33%) Interactive Media
15 2 (0.22%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.22%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (28.51%) HTML
2 224 (24.75%) CSS
3 98 (10.83%) HTML5
4 59 (6.52%) jQuery
5 58 (6.41%) CSS3
6 36 (3.98%) .NET
7 25 (2.76%) Flash
8 22 (2.43%) ASP.NET
9 19 (2.10%) Web Services
9 19 (2.10%) JSON
9 19 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (1.66%) DHTML
10 15 (1.66%) XML
11 12 (1.33%) Ajax
11 12 (1.33%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.22%) Middleware
13 10 (1.10%) J2EE
14 9 (0.99%) SOAP
14 9 (0.99%) RESTful
15 8 (0.88%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 462 (51.05%) User Experience
2 81 (8.95%) Mobile App
3 53 (5.86%) Graphic Design
4 46 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (4.86%) Social Media
6 18 (1.99%) Human Factors
6 18 (1.99%) E-Learning
7 15 (1.66%) Visualisation
7 15 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
8 14 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
9 12 (1.33%) Online Games
10 10 (1.10%) Open Source
10 10 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.99%) CESG
11 9 (0.99%) Psychology
11 9 (0.99%) Video Editing
11 9 (0.99%) Animation
12 8 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
12 8 (0.88%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.77%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.29%) Android
2 72 (7.96%) Apple iOS
3 31 (3.43%) Windows
4 28 (3.09%) Linux
5 10 (1.10%) UNIX
6 4 (0.44%) CentOS
7 3 (0.33%) AIX
8 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.11%) MVS
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (7.29%) Information Architecture
3 58 (6.41%) Usability Testing
4 51 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (5.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 47 (5.19%) E-Commerce
7 43 (4.75%) Web Design
8 39 (4.31%) Rapid Prototyping
9 38 (4.20%) UX Design
10 37 (4.09%) ITIL
11 35 (3.87%) Project Management
12 26 (2.87%) Scrum
12 26 (2.87%) Analytics
13 24 (2.65%) Service Management
14 21 (2.32%) Data Modelling
14 21 (2.32%) ETL
15 18 (1.99%) SEO
16 16 (1.77%) Content Management
16 16 (1.77%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (1.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 131 (14.48%) JavaScript
2 40 (4.42%) Java
3 34 (3.76%) SQL
4 25 (2.76%) C#
5 11 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 8 (0.88%) ActionScript
6 8 (0.88%) PHP
6 8 (0.88%) Python
7 5 (0.55%) Ruby
7 5 (0.55%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (0.44%) C
8 4 (0.44%) Perl
8 4 (0.44%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.22%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.22%) XAML
10 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (9.28%) Degree
2 28 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.10%) CISSP
5 7 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.44%) HND
7 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.22%) CCNP
8 2 (0.22%) CCDP
9 1 (0.11%) CISA
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CCIE
9 1 (0.11%) PhD
9 1 (0.11%) MCTS
9 1 (0.11%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.66%) QA
2 12 (1.33%) COBIT
3 9 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.55%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.33%) XenApp
4 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (0.55%) SCCM
2 4 (0.44%) Ansible
3 3 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 122 (13.48%) Adobe
2 42 (4.64%) Oracle
3 30 (3.31%) Microsoft
4 25 (2.76%) Cisco
5 16 (1.77%) IBM
6 11 (1.22%) SAP
6 11 (1.22%) Juniper
6 11 (1.22%) Informatica
6 11 (1.22%) Apple
7 10 (1.10%) VMware
8 9 (0.99%) Facebook
8 9 (0.99%) webMethods
8 9 (0.99%) Netezza
9 7 (0.77%) Teradata
10 6 (0.66%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.66%) Citrix
10 6 (0.66%) Twitter
11 5 (0.55%) F5
11 5 (0.55%) Siebel
11 5 (0.55%) Red Hat
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