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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 101 145 94
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 529 384 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.39% 1.63% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 1.72% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 248 357
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £42.42 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.69% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.36 £15.51 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.06 £160.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.38 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+47.23% +4.48%
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +25 64 £425 +13.33% 26
Croydon -8 8 £475 -5.00% 1
Uxbridge - 8 £350 - 1
Paddington +6 4 £400 -20.00%
Bromley - 4 £575 - 1
Barking - 3 £338 -
Hounslow - 2 £350 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £290 - 1
Teddington - 2 £413 - 1
Hillingdon - 2 £388 -
Harrow -9 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £350 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 604 (55.36%) User Experience
2 315 (28.87%) Wireframes
3 303 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (25.02%) HTML
5 235 (21.54%) CSS
6 218 (19.98%) Adobe
7 207 (18.97%) Photoshop
8 195 (17.87%) Prototyping
9 166 (15.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 140 (12.83%) Finance
11 132 (12.10%) JavaScript
12 124 (11.37%) E-Commerce
13 107 (9.81%) Axure RP
14 100 (9.17%) Mobile App
15 94 (8.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 90 (8.25%) Banking
17 82 (7.52%) HTML5
17 82 (7.52%) Responsive Web Design
18 79 (7.24%) Degree
19 77 (7.06%) Security Cleared
19 77 (7.06%) OmniGraffle
20 73 (6.69%) Retail
21 65 (5.96%) Web Design
22 63 (5.77%) Typography
23 61 (5.59%) Front End Development
24 59 (5.41%) Android
24 59 (5.41%) Apple iOS
25 58 (5.32%) Information Architecture
25 58 (5.32%) Firewall
26 56 (5.13%) SC Cleared

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 22 (2.02%) CMS
2 15 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.10%) Marvel
5 9 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.73%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.64%) MQSeries
8 5 (0.46%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 5 (0.46%) Moodle
8 5 (0.46%) SAS
8 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.46%) WordPress
9 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.18%) Drupal
11 2 (0.18%) Liferay
11 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.092%) Confluence
12 1 (0.092%) Mule
12 1 (0.092%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 207 (18.97%) Photoshop
2 166 (15.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 94 (8.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 77 (7.06%) OmniGraffle
5 54 (4.95%) InVision
6 26 (2.38%) MS Office
7 23 (2.11%) InDesign
7 23 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (1.74%) MS Excel
9 15 (1.37%) MS Visio
10 13 (1.19%) Adobe After Effects
11 10 (0.92%) Fireworks
12 9 (0.82%) CINEMA 4D
13 8 (0.73%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.37%) GIMP
15 3 (0.27%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.27%) UXPin
16 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.18%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.18%) Shopify
4 1 (0.092%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.092%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.092%) Magento
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.64%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.64%) Office 365
5 4 (0.37%) SaaS
6 3 (0.27%) GitHub
6 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.18%) IaaS
7 2 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.092%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.32%) Firewall
2 36 (3.30%) Internet
3 23 (2.11%) Network Security
4 20 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.37%) MPLS
6 14 (1.28%) CTI
6 14 (1.28%) Wireless
7 13 (1.19%) BGP
7 13 (1.19%) OSPF
8 12 (1.10%) VPLS
9 8 (0.73%) Intranet
10 7 (0.64%) DNS
10 7 (0.64%) LAN
10 7 (0.64%) WAN
11 6 (0.55%) DHCP
12 5 (0.46%) FTP
12 5 (0.46%) HTTP
12 5 (0.46%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 12 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (0.92%) Big Data
5 8 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.64%) DB2
6 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.55%) Apache Hive
8 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.37%) HBase
9 4 (0.37%) QlikView
9 4 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.27%) Impala
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.27%) Power BI
10 3 (0.27%) SAS EBI
10 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 107 (9.81%) Axure RP
2 20 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.55%) JIRA
6 5 (0.46%) ClearCase
6 5 (0.46%) XMLSpy
7 4 (0.37%) gulp
8 3 (0.27%) Grunt
8 3 (0.27%) VisualAge
8 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.18%) Subversion
9 2 (0.18%) Xcode
10 1 (0.092%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.092%) Mocha
10 1 (0.092%) Mockito
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.092%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.092%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 140 (12.83%) Finance
2 90 (8.25%) Banking
3 73 (6.69%) Retail
4 53 (4.86%) Marketing
5 48 (4.40%) Publishing
6 29 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.11%) Games
8 22 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.65%) Advertising
10 17 (1.56%) Legal
11 14 (1.28%) Multimedia
12 12 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.37%) Back Office
14 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Automotive
15 3 (0.27%) Electronics
15 3 (0.27%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
16 2 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (25.02%) HTML
2 235 (21.54%) CSS
3 82 (7.52%) HTML5
4 51 (4.67%) jQuery
5 49 (4.49%) CSS3
6 30 (2.75%) Web Services
7 28 (2.57%) Flash
8 26 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 20 (1.83%) Middleware
10 18 (1.65%) SOAP
10 18 (1.65%) XML
11 14 (1.28%) Ajax
12 12 (1.10%) J2EE
13 10 (0.92%) 802.1X
14 9 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
14 9 (0.82%) REST
14 9 (0.82%) Sass
15 8 (0.73%) CGI
15 8 (0.73%) XHTML
15 8 (0.73%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 604 (55.36%) User Experience
2 100 (9.17%) Mobile App
3 50 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.03%) Graphic Design
5 42 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 27 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 25 (2.29%) Animation
8 21 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 19 (1.74%) Social Media
10 15 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.19%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.19%) e-Learning
12 12 (1.10%) Online Banking
13 11 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.01%) Fintech
14 10 (0.92%) Interactive TV
15 9 (0.82%) Photography
15 9 (0.82%) Psychology
16 8 (0.73%) Fixed Income
16 8 (0.73%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 59 (5.41%) Android
1 59 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 25 (2.29%) Windows
3 19 (1.74%) Unix
4 13 (1.19%) Linux
5 3 (0.27%) AIX
5 3 (0.27%) Solaris
6 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (28.87%) Wireframes
2 303 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (17.87%) Prototyping
4 124 (11.37%) E-Commerce
5 82 (7.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 65 (5.96%) Web Design
7 63 (5.77%) Typography
8 61 (5.59%) Front End Development
9 58 (5.32%) Information Architecture
10 52 (4.77%) Service Design
11 51 (4.67%) Analytics
12 47 (4.31%) Project Management
12 47 (4.31%) Scrum
12 47 (4.31%) Usability Testing
13 46 (4.22%) Rapid Prototyping
14 45 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 43 (3.94%) UX Design
16 36 (3.30%) Web Development
17 26 (2.38%) Migration
18 24 (2.20%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 132 (12.10%) JavaScript
2 43 (3.94%) Java
3 22 (2.02%) SQL
4 16 (1.47%) PHP
5 9 (0.82%) Python
6 8 (0.73%) ActionScript
7 4 (0.37%) COBOL
8 3 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (0.27%) Scala
9 2 (0.18%) C#
9 2 (0.18%) Ruby
9 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.18%) VBA
10 1 (0.092%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.092%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.092%) C
10 1 (0.092%) C++
10 1 (0.092%) Perl
10 1 (0.092%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.092%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 79 (7.24%) Degree
2 77 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 56 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.74%) CCNP
6 15 (1.37%) CCIE
7 13 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (1.19%) CCNA
8 8 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.55%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (0.37%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.18%) CISSP
12 2 (0.18%) ISACA
12 2 (0.18%) MBA
12 2 (0.18%) SANS
13 1 (0.092%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.092%) BICSI Certification
13 1 (0.092%) CCNP Voice
13 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.20%) QA
2 15 (1.37%) Government Security Classifications
3 14 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.64%) SEPA
5 6 (0.55%) HL7
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.37%) NEBOSH
6 4 (0.37%) WCAG
7 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.46%) HDFS
3 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.18%) Docker
5 1 (0.092%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.10%) FortiGate
2 9 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.46%) SCCM
5 4 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.18%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 2 (0.18%) OpenView
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.092%) Ansible
8 1 (0.092%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.092%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.092%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.092%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.092%) Puppet
8 1 (0.092%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 218 (19.98%) Adobe
2 37 (3.39%) Cisco
3 33 (3.02%) Microsoft
4 32 (2.93%) Oracle
5 28 (2.57%) CheckPoint
6 20 (1.83%) Juniper
7 14 (1.28%) Google
7 14 (1.28%) IBM
8 13 (1.19%) F5
9 8 (0.73%) SolarWinds
10 7 (0.64%) Ab Initio
10 7 (0.64%) HP
10 7 (0.64%) Palo Alto
10 7 (0.64%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.55%) Remedy
12 4 (0.37%) ATG
12 4 (0.37%) Blue Coat
12 4 (0.37%) Fortinet
12 4 (0.37%) Genesys
12 4 (0.37%) Netezza
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £550 p/d
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Central London / West End
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400-£475 (may be flexibility)
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£500 p/d
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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ninesharp
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