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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 96 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 515 412 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.43% 1.94% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.06% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 260 331
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £50.99 £28.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.91% +25.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +37 103 £375 - 25
Croydon +3 15 £450 -
Westminster - 6 £413 - 1
Hounslow +6 4 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £391 -
Hammersmith +3 1 £575 +71.64%
Barking - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Hayes - 1 £600 -
Hillingdon - 1 £388 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 487 (50.26%) User Experience
2 274 (28.28%) HTML
3 268 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (22.60%) Photoshop
5 213 (21.98%) CSS
6 209 (21.57%) Adobe
7 191 (19.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 156 (16.10%) Finance
9 134 (13.83%) Banking
10 119 (12.28%) Axure RP
11 117 (12.07%) E-Commerce
12 107 (11.04%) JavaScript
13 82 (8.46%) Mobile App
14 78 (8.05%) Security Cleared
15 75 (7.74%) Marketing
16 73 (7.53%) HTML5
17 70 (7.22%) Information Architecture
18 69 (7.12%) Degree
19 68 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
20 67 (6.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 63 (6.50%) Retail
21 63 (6.50%) UX Design
22 56 (5.78%) Investment Banking
22 56 (5.78%) Front End Development
23 55 (5.68%) Typography
24 54 (5.57%) Visualisation
24 54 (5.57%) Usability Testing
25 53 (5.47%) SC Cleared
26 49 (5.06%) Project Management
27 48 (4.95%) Web Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 30 (3.10%) CMS
2 16 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.65%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.34%) Confluence
4 8 (0.83%) WordPress
5 7 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (0.62%) Drupal
6 6 (0.62%) Node.js
7 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.31%) SAS
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.21%) CICS
9 2 (0.21%) Moodle
9 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.21%) Mule
9 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 219 (22.60%) Photoshop
2 191 (19.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 67 (6.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 47 (4.85%) OmniGraffle
5 33 (3.41%) InDesign
6 20 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
7 18 (1.86%) Adobe After Effects
8 17 (1.75%) MS Excel
8 17 (1.75%) MS Visio
9 16 (1.65%) Fireworks
10 14 (1.44%) MS Office
11 6 (0.62%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.41%) 3ds Max
12 4 (0.41%) CINEMA 4D
13 3 (0.31%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.10%) SketchUp
14 1 (0.10%) Solid Edge
14 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.10%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle AML
3 2 (0.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.72%) Office 365
4 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.41%) GitHub
7 3 (0.31%) SaaS
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.21%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.65%) Firewall
2 12 (1.24%) DNS
3 9 (0.93%) Intranet
3 9 (0.93%) VPN
4 7 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (0.72%) HTTP
5 6 (0.62%) DHCP
5 6 (0.62%) LAN
5 6 (0.62%) MPLS
5 6 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.52%) BGP
6 5 (0.52%) FabricPath
6 5 (0.52%) Internet
6 5 (0.52%) IPsec
6 5 (0.52%) IPv4
6 5 (0.52%) IPv6
6 5 (0.52%) OSPF
6 5 (0.52%) TRILL
6 5 (0.52%) VLAN
6 5 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 9 (0.93%) Big Data
5 7 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.31%) DB2
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.31%) QlikView
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.21%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 119 (12.28%) Axure RP
2 29 (2.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 13 (1.34%) JIRA
4 11 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
4 11 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.03%) NCrunch
5 10 (1.03%) NUnit
6 9 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.83%) Jasmine
7 8 (0.83%) NSubstitute
7 8 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (0.83%) Selenium
8 4 (0.41%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.41%) Grunt
8 4 (0.41%) gulp
9 3 (0.31%) Subversion
9 3 (0.31%) Xcode
10 2 (0.21%) Maven
10 2 (0.21%) ReSharper
General
1 156 (16.10%) Finance
2 134 (13.83%) Banking
3 75 (7.74%) Marketing
4 63 (6.50%) Retail
5 56 (5.78%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.41%) Games
7 32 (3.30%) Publishing
8 28 (2.89%) Back Office
8 28 (2.89%) Telecoms
9 20 (2.06%) Electronics
10 17 (1.75%) Legal
11 12 (1.24%) Advertising
12 9 (0.93%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.93%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.52%) Front Office
16 4 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
17 3 (0.31%) Automotive
18 1 (0.10%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (28.28%) HTML
2 213 (21.98%) CSS
3 73 (7.53%) HTML5
4 46 (4.75%) jQuery
5 39 (4.02%) CSS3
6 37 (3.82%) AngularJS
7 32 (3.30%) Flash
8 26 (2.68%) Web Services
9 25 (2.58%) .NET
10 19 (1.96%) Ajax
10 19 (1.96%) ASP.NET
11 17 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (1.75%) XML
12 14 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (1.34%) WPF
14 11 (1.14%) Middleware
15 10 (1.03%) .NET Framework
16 9 (0.93%) Backbone.js
16 9 (0.93%) J2EE
16 9 (0.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 487 (50.26%) User Experience
2 82 (8.46%) Mobile App
3 54 (5.57%) Visualisation
4 44 (4.54%) Graphic Design
5 36 (3.72%) Fixed Income
6 27 (2.79%) Animation
6 27 (2.79%) Photography
7 25 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (2.37%) W3C
9 22 (2.27%) Social Media
10 17 (1.75%) Digital Media
11 16 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.34%) e-Learning
12 13 (1.34%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.24%) Data Centre
14 11 (1.14%) Motion Graphics
15 10 (1.03%) Online Games
16 8 (0.83%) Psychology
17 7 (0.72%) Computer Science
17 7 (0.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 35 (3.61%) Android
3 16 (1.65%) Windows
4 9 (0.93%) Unix
5 8 (0.83%) AIX
5 8 (0.83%) Linux
6 3 (0.31%) Solaris
7 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (12.07%) E-Commerce
3 70 (7.22%) Information Architecture
4 68 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
5 63 (6.50%) UX Design
6 56 (5.78%) Front End Development
7 55 (5.68%) Typography
8 54 (5.57%) Usability Testing
9 49 (5.06%) Project Management
10 48 (4.95%) Web Design
11 47 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 40 (4.13%) Analytics
13 38 (3.92%) Scrum
14 33 (3.41%) Data Visualisation
15 32 (3.30%) Workflow
16 28 (2.89%) Migration
17 27 (2.79%) Ethnography
18 26 (2.68%) Rapid Prototyping
18 26 (2.68%) User Stories
19 24 (2.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (11.04%) JavaScript
2 44 (4.54%) Java
3 35 (3.61%) SQL
4 13 (1.34%) C#
5 11 (1.14%) T-SQL
6 9 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.52%) ActionScript
7 5 (0.52%) C
7 5 (0.52%) Lisp
7 5 (0.52%) XAML
8 4 (0.41%) Groovy
9 3 (0.31%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (0.31%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (0.31%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.31%) PHP
10 2 (0.21%) COBOL
10 2 (0.21%) Perl
10 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.21%) Python
10 2 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 69 (7.12%) Degree
3 53 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (0.72%) ISEB
7 4 (0.41%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.41%) ISACA
7 4 (0.41%) SANS
8 3 (0.31%) CISSP
8 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.21%) CCNA
9 2 (0.21%) CCNP
9 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CCIE
10 1 (0.10%) MCSE
10 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.79%) QA
2 15 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.41%) WCAG
4 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.31%) HL7
4 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.31%) SEPA
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.10%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.21%) vSphere
3 1 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.62%) Tivoli
1 6 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.21%) Ambari
3 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.21%) Oozie
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.10%) SCCM
4 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 209 (21.57%) Adobe
2 32 (3.30%) Oracle
3 28 (2.89%) Microsoft
4 26 (2.68%) IBM
5 23 (2.37%) Cisco
6 9 (0.93%) Google
7 8 (0.83%) CheckPoint
7 8 (0.83%) Juniper
8 7 (0.72%) TIBCO
8 7 (0.72%) VMware
9 6 (0.62%) Nokia
10 5 (0.52%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.52%) Sony
11 4 (0.41%) ATG
11 4 (0.41%) DoubleClick
11 4 (0.41%) SAP
11 4 (0.41%) Tableau
12 3 (0.31%) Apple
12 3 (0.31%) Cognos
12 3 (0.31%) Vertica
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