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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / London
Rank 119 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 412 464 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.11% 2.25% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.36% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 348 289
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £416
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Median hourly rate £35.69 £50.99 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.01% +72.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £32.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £50.99 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%

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
18510 19632 19967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.97% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13242 13846 14179
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -46 47 £425 +13.33% 17
Croydon -6 10 £488 +8.33%
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Bromley +3 3 £500 +21.21%
Isleworth - 2 £150 -
Hammersmith +1 1 - -
Canary Wharf -3 1 £290 -25.78%
Wimbledon - 1 £550 -
Morden - 1 £330 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 547 (57.10%) User Experience
2 335 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (30.79%) Wireframes
4 278 (29.02%) HTML
5 243 (25.37%) CSS
6 188 (19.62%) Adobe
6 188 (19.62%) Prototyping
7 176 (18.37%) Photoshop
8 167 (17.43%) Finance
9 138 (14.41%) Adobe Illustrator
10 105 (10.96%) Axure RP
11 102 (10.65%) Banking
12 96 (10.02%) JavaScript
13 93 (9.71%) Marketing
14 92 (9.60%) E-Commerce
15 90 (9.39%) Degree
16 89 (9.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 78 (8.14%) Mobile App
18 69 (7.20%) Visualisation
19 68 (7.10%) Retail
20 60 (6.26%) OmniGraffle
20 60 (6.26%) Service Design
21 59 (6.16%) HTML5
22 57 (5.95%) Apple iOS
23 55 (5.74%) Scrum
24 52 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
24 52 (5.43%) Typography
25 51 (5.32%) Analytics
26 50 (5.22%) Android
27 46 (4.80%) Data Visualisation

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 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.40%) CMS
3 16 (1.67%) Marvel
4 8 (0.84%) Confluence
4 8 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.31%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.31%) WordPress
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.21%) Apache
6 2 (0.21%) JBoss
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.10%) Drupal
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 176 (18.37%) Photoshop
2 138 (14.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 89 (9.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 60 (6.26%) OmniGraffle
5 46 (4.80%) InVision
6 25 (2.61%) InDesign
7 17 (1.77%) MS Office
8 15 (1.57%) MS Excel
9 14 (1.46%) MS Visio
10 13 (1.36%) Flinto
11 10 (1.04%) Adobe After Effects
11 10 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (0.73%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.63%) CINEMA 4D
14 5 (0.52%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.42%) UXPin
16 3 (0.31%) Pixate
16 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
17 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
17 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.21%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.21%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.67%) Office 365
3 14 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 14 (1.46%) GitHub
4 6 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.52%) SaaS
6 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.31%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.31%) Heroku
7 3 (0.31%) IaaS
7 3 (0.31%) PaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Akamai
8 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.10%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.46%) Internet
2 9 (0.94%) Firewall
3 8 (0.84%) Intranet
4 7 (0.73%) Network Security
4 7 (0.73%) WAN
5 4 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.42%) LAN
5 4 (0.42%) snoop
6 3 (0.31%) BGP
6 3 (0.31%) IPsec
6 3 (0.31%) MPLS
6 3 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.21%) Broadband
7 2 (0.21%) DNS
7 2 (0.21%) IPv6
7 2 (0.21%) OSPF
7 2 (0.21%) SAN
7 2 (0.21%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.21%) VoIP
7 2 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.36%) Big Data
2 11 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.04%) SQL Server
4 9 (0.94%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.73%) Data Mart
7 6 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (0.52%) MySQL
8 5 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.21%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.21%) QlikView
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.10%) Essbase
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 105 (10.96%) Axure RP
2 17 (1.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 15 (1.57%) JIRA
4 13 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (0.73%) Maven
6 7 (0.73%) Subversion
7 4 (0.42%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.42%) NCrunch
7 4 (0.42%) NUnit
7 4 (0.42%) ReSharper
7 4 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.10%) Gradle
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.10%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.10%) Toad
10 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 167 (17.43%) Finance
2 102 (10.65%) Banking
3 93 (9.71%) Marketing
4 68 (7.10%) Retail
5 35 (3.65%) Publishing
6 33 (3.44%) Legal
6 33 (3.44%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.92%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.51%) Games
9 17 (1.77%) Advertising
10 12 (1.25%) Electronics
11 11 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.73%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.63%) Billing
15 4 (0.42%) Front Office
16 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.10%) Back Office
17 1 (0.10%) German Language
17 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (29.02%) HTML
2 243 (25.37%) CSS
3 59 (6.16%) HTML5
4 37 (3.86%) jQuery
5 35 (3.65%) CSS3
6 18 (1.88%) XML
7 17 (1.77%) .NET
7 17 (1.77%) Flash
8 14 (1.46%) Web Services
9 11 (1.15%) Sass
10 10 (1.04%) Material Design
11 9 (0.94%) SOAP
11 9 (0.94%) WPF
12 8 (0.84%) Ajax
12 8 (0.84%) Apache Flex
12 8 (0.84%) J2EE
13 7 (0.73%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.73%) DHTML
13 7 (0.73%) Framer.js
14 6 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 547 (57.10%) User Experience
2 78 (8.14%) Mobile App
3 69 (7.20%) Visualisation
4 42 (4.38%) Social Media
5 38 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.03%) Graphic Design
7 18 (1.88%) W3C
8 17 (1.77%) Animation
9 16 (1.67%) Fintech
9 16 (1.67%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.36%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.15%) Motion Graphics
12 10 (1.04%) e-Learning
13 9 (0.94%) Video on Demand
14 8 (0.84%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.73%) Interactive TV
15 7 (0.73%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.73%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (0.52%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.95%) Apple iOS
2 50 (5.22%) Android
3 24 (2.51%) Windows
4 10 (1.04%) Linux
4 10 (1.04%) Unix
5 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.10%) CentOS
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (30.79%) Wireframes
3 188 (19.62%) Prototyping
4 92 (9.60%) E-Commerce
5 60 (6.26%) Service Design
6 55 (5.74%) Scrum
7 52 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 52 (5.43%) Typography
8 51 (5.32%) Analytics
9 46 (4.80%) Data Visualisation
10 44 (4.59%) Rapid Prototyping
11 42 (4.38%) Product Management
12 41 (4.28%) Information Architecture
12 41 (4.28%) Web Design
13 40 (4.18%) Usability Testing
14 27 (2.82%) Front End Development
14 27 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (2.51%) Web Usability
16 23 (2.40%) SEO
16 23 (2.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 96 (10.02%) JavaScript
2 45 (4.70%) Java
3 19 (1.98%) SQL
4 15 (1.57%) C#
5 12 (1.25%) PHP
6 7 (0.73%) C
6 7 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.52%) Python
8 4 (0.42%) XAML
8 4 (0.42%) XPath
9 2 (0.21%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.21%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.21%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.21%) VB
10 1 (0.10%) ABAP
10 1 (0.10%) C++
10 1 (0.10%) Lisp
10 1 (0.10%) Perl
10 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (9.39%) Degree
2 32 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.04%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.42%) CCNP
6 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.42%) MBA
7 3 (0.31%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.21%) CCDP
8 2 (0.21%) CCNA
8 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) CCDA
9 1 (0.10%) CCVP
9 1 (0.10%) CISSP
9 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.10%) OCP
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.03%) QA
2 11 (1.15%) WCAG
3 6 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) GDPR
5 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.73%) Docker
2 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) IAG
Systems Management
1 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
1 4 (0.42%) Rancher
1 4 (0.42%) SCCM
2 3 (0.31%) Kibana
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (0.31%) SCOM
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.21%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.21%) Simpana
4 1 (0.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.10%) Control-M
4 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 188 (19.62%) Adobe
2 32 (3.34%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.92%) Oracle
4 17 (1.77%) Google
5 15 (1.57%) IBM
6 13 (1.36%) SAP
7 11 (1.15%) Cisco
8 7 (0.73%) Splunk
9 6 (0.63%) IBM Sterling
9 6 (0.63%) Juniper
10 5 (0.52%) Genesys
10 5 (0.52%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.52%) SolarWinds
10 5 (0.52%) VMware
10 5 (0.52%) WorldPay
11 4 (0.42%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.42%) Infragistics
11 4 (0.42%) Omniture
11 4 (0.42%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.42%) Siebel
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-550
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
24 Seven
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Rate: From £150 to £170 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions UK
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago