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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 117 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 476 480 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.21% 2.12% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.23% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 357 329
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £247 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.34 £27.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.26 £17.10 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.59 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
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
20419 21560 22362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 95.11% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14600 15240 16105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 350 445
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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 -33 46 £425 +0.47% 13
Croydon -6 9 £488 -5.79%
Bromley -1 3 £500 +33.33%
Greenwich - 2 £225 - 1
Hammersmith +9 1 £288 -50.00%
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £325 - 2
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 606 (56.74%) User Experience
2 370 (34.64%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (29.21%) Wireframes
4 306 (28.65%) HTML
5 267 (25.00%) CSS
6 211 (19.76%) Prototyping
7 209 (19.57%) Photoshop
8 204 (19.10%) Adobe
9 177 (16.57%) Finance
10 166 (15.54%) Adobe Illustrator
11 116 (10.86%) Axure RP
12 112 (10.49%) JavaScript
13 108 (10.11%) Banking
14 101 (9.46%) E-Commerce
15 98 (9.18%) Degree
16 96 (8.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 95 (8.90%) Marketing
18 84 (7.87%) Mobile App
19 76 (7.12%) Service Design
20 73 (6.84%) HTML5
21 72 (6.74%) OmniGraffle
21 72 (6.74%) Retail
22 65 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
23 62 (5.81%) Typography
24 59 (5.52%) Apple iOS
25 58 (5.43%) Scrum
26 54 (5.06%) Android
27 53 (4.96%) Visualisation
27 53 (4.96%) Analytics
28 48 (4.49%) InVision

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 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.97%) CMS
3 18 (1.69%) Marvel
4 8 (0.75%) Confluence
5 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.37%) WordPress
7 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.28%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.19%) Apache
8 2 (0.19%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.19%) SAS
8 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.094%) CICS
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.094%) Tomcat
Applications
1 209 (19.57%) Photoshop
2 166 (15.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 96 (8.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 72 (6.74%) OmniGraffle
5 48 (4.49%) InVision
6 26 (2.43%) InDesign
7 20 (1.87%) MS Office
8 17 (1.59%) MS Excel
8 17 (1.59%) MS Visio
9 14 (1.31%) Adobe After Effects
10 13 (1.22%) Fireworks
10 13 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (0.75%) Flinto
12 5 (0.47%) CINEMA 4D
13 4 (0.37%) Pixate
13 4 (0.37%) UXPin
14 3 (0.28%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.094%) FreeHand
15 1 (0.094%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.19%) Magento
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.19%) Shopify
5 1 (0.094%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.094%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.69%) Office 365
3 13 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 11 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.03%) GitHub
5 10 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.75%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.37%) IaaS
7 4 (0.37%) PaaS
7 4 (0.37%) SaaS
8 3 (0.28%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.19%) Heroku
10 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.094%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.094%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.15%) Firewall
2 18 (1.69%) Internet
3 13 (1.22%) Network Security
4 8 (0.75%) Intranet
5 7 (0.66%) WAN
6 5 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.47%) LAN
7 4 (0.37%) CTI
7 4 (0.37%) snoop
7 4 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.28%) BGP
8 3 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.28%) IPsec
8 3 (0.28%) MPLS
8 3 (0.28%) OSPF
8 3 (0.28%) SCCP
8 3 (0.28%) SSL
8 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.28%) VPLS
8 3 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.50%) Oracle Database
2 11 (1.03%) Hadoop
3 10 (0.94%) Big Data
4 8 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
4 8 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.66%) Data Mart
5 7 (0.66%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.47%) MySQL
6 5 (0.47%) QlikView
7 3 (0.28%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.19%) DB2
8 2 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 116 (10.86%) Axure RP
2 15 (1.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 15 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
2 15 (1.40%) JIRA
3 11 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.66%) Subversion
5 4 (0.37%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.37%) Maven
5 4 (0.37%) NCrunch
5 4 (0.37%) NUnit
5 4 (0.37%) ReSharper
5 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.19%) gulp
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.094%) Gradle
8 1 (0.094%) Grunt
8 1 (0.094%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 177 (16.57%) Finance
2 108 (10.11%) Banking
3 95 (8.90%) Marketing
4 72 (6.74%) Retail
5 43 (4.03%) Publishing
6 38 (3.56%) Legal
7 35 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 32 (3.00%) Investment Banking
9 31 (2.90%) Games
10 21 (1.97%) Advertising
11 15 (1.40%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.66%) Electronics
12 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.47%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.37%) Front Office
15 3 (0.28%) Billing
15 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.094%) German Language
16 1 (0.094%) Interactive Media
16 1 (0.094%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (28.65%) HTML
2 267 (25.00%) CSS
3 73 (6.84%) HTML5
4 47 (4.40%) jQuery
5 45 (4.21%) CSS3
6 21 (1.97%) Flash
7 19 (1.78%) XML
8 14 (1.31%) Ajax
9 12 (1.12%) J2EE
9 12 (1.12%) Web Services
10 11 (1.03%) .NET
10 11 (1.03%) Sass
11 10 (0.94%) SOAP
12 9 (0.84%) Apache Flex
12 9 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (0.84%) WPF
13 8 (0.75%) DHTML
13 8 (0.75%) Middleware
14 7 (0.66%) AngularJS
14 7 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 606 (56.74%) User Experience
2 84 (7.87%) Mobile App
3 53 (4.96%) Visualisation
4 47 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (4.12%) Social Media
6 34 (3.18%) Graphic Design
7 26 (2.43%) Data Centre
8 21 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.69%) Animation
9 18 (1.69%) W3C
10 12 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.03%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.03%) Fintech
11 11 (1.03%) Motion Graphics
12 10 (0.94%) Interactive TV
13 9 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.84%) Video on Demand
13 9 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.75%) Copywriting
15 7 (0.66%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 59 (5.52%) Apple iOS
2 54 (5.06%) Android
3 32 (3.00%) Windows
4 15 (1.40%) Unix
5 7 (0.66%) Linux
6 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.094%) CentOS
8 1 (0.094%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (34.64%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (29.21%) Wireframes
3 211 (19.76%) Prototyping
4 101 (9.46%) E-Commerce
5 76 (7.12%) Service Design
6 65 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 62 (5.81%) Typography
8 58 (5.43%) Scrum
9 53 (4.96%) Analytics
10 48 (4.49%) Information Architecture
11 47 (4.40%) Web Design
12 46 (4.31%) Rapid Prototyping
13 45 (4.21%) Product Management
14 42 (3.93%) Usability Testing
15 41 (3.84%) Front End Development
16 36 (3.37%) ITIL
17 34 (3.18%) Customer Insight
17 34 (3.18%) Data Visualisation
18 29 (2.72%) Project Management
19 28 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (10.49%) JavaScript
2 44 (4.12%) Java
3 20 (1.87%) SQL
4 17 (1.59%) PHP
5 12 (1.12%) C#
6 6 (0.56%) Python
7 5 (0.47%) C
7 5 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.37%) XAML
8 4 (0.37%) XPath
9 3 (0.28%) VBA
10 2 (0.19%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.19%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.094%) C++
11 1 (0.094%) Groovy
11 1 (0.094%) Perl
11 1 (0.094%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.094%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.094%) Ruby
11 1 (0.094%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 98 (9.18%) Degree
2 41 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.94%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.56%) MBA
7 4 (0.37%) CCNP
7 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.28%) CISSP
8 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.28%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.094%) CCDA
9 1 (0.094%) CCDP
9 1 (0.094%) CCNA
9 1 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.00%) QA
2 15 (1.40%) WCAG
3 8 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.19%) SEPA
5 1 (0.094%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.094%) COBIT
5 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (0.66%) Docker
2 6 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.094%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.094%) HDFS
4 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (0.37%) SCCM
3 3 (0.28%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.28%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.28%) Nagios
3 3 (0.28%) Rancher
3 3 (0.28%) SCOM
4 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.19%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.19%) OpenView
4 2 (0.19%) Puppet
4 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.19%) Simpana
5 1 (0.094%) Ansible
5 1 (0.094%) Control-M
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.094%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 204 (19.10%) Adobe
2 37 (3.46%) Oracle
3 34 (3.18%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.50%) Cisco
5 15 (1.40%) Google
6 9 (0.84%) IBM
6 9 (0.84%) Juniper
7 8 (0.75%) Genesys
8 7 (0.66%) F5
8 7 (0.66%) SAP
8 7 (0.66%) Splunk
9 6 (0.56%) VMware
10 5 (0.47%) Palo Alto
10 5 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.47%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.37%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.37%) EMC
11 4 (0.37%) HP
11 4 (0.37%) Infragistics
11 4 (0.37%) WorldPay
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