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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / London
Rank 113 95 115
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 409 530 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.11% 2.47% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.60% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 400 251
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £28.75 £50.99 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.61% +80.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £50.99 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £50.99 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.28% -22.22%

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
18340 20393 20020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.80% 95.07% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13137 14442 14116
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 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 308 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -32 58 £450 +22.03% 12
Uxbridge - 5 - -
Croydon -12 4 £431 -4.16% 2
Canary Wharf +1 2 £290 -23.98%
Hammersmith -1 2 - -
Isleworth - 2 £150 -
Hounslow -2 1 - -
Morden - 1 £330 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Wimbledon - 1 £550 -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 504 (54.25%) User Experience
2 323 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (30.36%) Wireframes
4 251 (27.02%) HTML
5 215 (23.14%) CSS
6 182 (19.59%) Prototyping
7 173 (18.62%) Adobe
8 164 (17.65%) Finance
9 154 (16.58%) Photoshop
10 113 (12.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 108 (11.63%) Axure RP
12 107 (11.52%) Banking
13 96 (10.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 88 (9.47%) Marketing
14 88 (9.47%) JavaScript
15 81 (8.72%) E-Commerce
16 78 (8.40%) Degree
17 74 (7.97%) Mobile App
18 73 (7.86%) Visualisation
19 70 (7.53%) HTML5
20 67 (7.21%) Service Design
21 59 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
21 59 (6.35%) Retail
22 56 (6.03%) Scrum
22 56 (6.03%) Apple iOS
23 52 (5.60%) Data Visualisation
24 51 (5.49%) Android
25 48 (5.17%) Java
25 48 (5.17%) Typography
26 47 (5.06%) Analytics

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 18 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.72%) CMS
3 13 (1.40%) Confluence
4 11 (1.18%) Marvel
5 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.32%) JBoss
8 3 (0.32%) WordPress
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.22%) Apache
9 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 154 (16.58%) Photoshop
2 113 (12.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 96 (10.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 46 (4.95%) OmniGraffle
5 42 (4.52%) InVision
6 24 (2.58%) InDesign
7 18 (1.94%) MS Office
8 15 (1.61%) MS Excel
9 13 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (1.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 11 (1.18%) MS Visio
11 10 (1.08%) Flinto
12 7 (0.75%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.65%) AutoCAD
14 5 (0.54%) CINEMA 4D
15 4 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
15 4 (0.43%) UXPin
16 3 (0.32%) Camtasia
16 3 (0.32%) Pixate
16 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.32%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.61%) GitHub
2 12 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.75%) Office 365
5 6 (0.65%) Basecamp
5 6 (0.65%) SaaS
6 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.32%) Heroku
7 1 (0.11%) Akamai
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.08%) Firewall
1 10 (1.08%) Internet
2 8 (0.86%) Network Security
3 7 (0.75%) BGP
3 7 (0.75%) MPLS
4 6 (0.65%) OSPF
5 5 (0.54%) WAN
6 4 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.43%) IPv6
6 4 (0.43%) snoop
6 4 (0.43%) VPN
6 4 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.43%) Wireless
7 3 (0.32%) DNS
7 3 (0.32%) Intranet
7 3 (0.32%) IPsec
7 3 (0.32%) IPv4
7 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.22%) SAN
8 2 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.72%) Big Data
2 15 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.51%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.75%) Data Mart
5 7 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (0.54%) MySQL
7 5 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.43%) Hazelcast
8 4 (0.43%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.11%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.11%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 108 (11.63%) Axure RP
2 21 (2.26%) JIRA
3 17 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 14 (1.51%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
6 10 (1.08%) Subversion
7 9 (0.97%) Maven
8 5 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.43%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.43%) NCrunch
9 4 (0.43%) NUnit
9 4 (0.43%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (0.22%) Toad
12 1 (0.11%) ERwin
12 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 164 (17.65%) Finance
2 107 (11.52%) Banking
3 88 (9.47%) Marketing
4 59 (6.35%) Retail
5 38 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.44%) Publishing
7 27 (2.91%) Investment Banking
8 25 (2.69%) Legal
9 14 (1.51%) Games
10 13 (1.40%) Advertising
11 11 (1.18%) Electronics
12 9 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.97%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.86%) Front Office
14 6 (0.65%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) Back Office
15 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (27.02%) HTML
2 215 (23.14%) CSS
3 70 (7.53%) HTML5
4 35 (3.77%) CSS3
5 23 (2.48%) jQuery
6 16 (1.72%) Flash
7 15 (1.61%) Web Services
8 14 (1.51%) .NET
9 13 (1.40%) Ajax
10 10 (1.08%) Apache Flex
10 10 (1.08%) J2EE
10 10 (1.08%) Material Design
10 10 (1.08%) SOAP
11 9 (0.97%) AngularJS
11 9 (0.97%) DHTML
11 9 (0.97%) Sass
11 9 (0.97%) WPF
12 8 (0.86%) Spring
12 8 (0.86%) XML
13 7 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 504 (54.25%) User Experience
2 74 (7.97%) Mobile App
3 45 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.88%) Social Media
5 28 (3.01%) Graphic Design
6 22 (2.37%) W3C
7 18 (1.94%) e-Learning
8 16 (1.72%) Fintech
9 15 (1.61%) Animation
9 15 (1.61%) Data Centre
10 9 (0.97%) Interactive TV
11 7 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.75%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.65%) Learning Management System
12 6 (0.65%) Motion Graphics
12 6 (0.65%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.65%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.54%) SCORM
13 5 (0.54%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.03%) Apple iOS
2 51 (5.49%) Android
3 20 (2.15%) Windows
4 14 (1.51%) Linux
5 8 (0.86%) Unix
6 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (30.36%) Wireframes
3 182 (19.59%) Prototyping
4 81 (8.72%) E-Commerce
5 73 (7.86%) Visualisation
6 67 (7.21%) Service Design
7 59 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 56 (6.03%) Scrum
9 52 (5.60%) Data Visualisation
10 48 (5.17%) Typography
11 47 (5.06%) Analytics
11 47 (5.06%) Usability Testing
12 46 (4.95%) Web Design
13 44 (4.74%) Rapid Prototyping
14 43 (4.63%) Product Management
15 38 (4.09%) Information Architecture
16 27 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (2.91%) UX Design
16 27 (2.91%) Workflow
17 24 (2.58%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 88 (9.47%) JavaScript
2 48 (5.17%) Java
3 23 (2.48%) SQL
4 10 (1.08%) C#
5 6 (0.65%) C
6 5 (0.54%) Python
7 4 (0.43%) PHP
7 4 (0.43%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.43%) XAML
8 2 (0.22%) ABAP
8 2 (0.22%) Lisp
8 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.22%) VB
8 2 (0.22%) XPath
9 1 (0.11%) Groovy
9 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.11%) Perl
9 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.11%) R
9 1 (0.11%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 78 (8.40%) Degree
2 35 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.97%) AWS Certification
6 7 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.65%) CCNP
8 4 (0.43%) CCNA
9 3 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.32%) MBA
10 2 (0.22%) CCDP
10 2 (0.22%) CCIE
10 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.11%) CCDA
11 1 (0.11%) CCVP
11 1 (0.11%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.11%) OCP
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.31%) QA
2 14 (1.51%) WCAG
3 7 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) SEPA
6 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.65%) Docker
2 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.54%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.43%) Kibana
2 4 (0.43%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.43%) Rancher
3 3 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (0.32%) SCOM
4 2 (0.22%) Ansible
4 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.22%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.22%) Puppet
4 2 (0.22%) SCCM
4 2 (0.22%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.22%) Simpana
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 173 (18.62%) Adobe
2 31 (3.34%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.34%) Oracle
3 18 (1.94%) SAP
4 17 (1.83%) Google
4 17 (1.83%) IBM
5 16 (1.72%) Cisco
6 8 (0.86%) SolarWinds
7 7 (0.75%) VMware
7 7 (0.75%) WorldPay
8 6 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 6 (0.65%) F5
8 6 (0.65%) IBM Sterling
8 6 (0.65%) Juniper
9 5 (0.54%) Monetate
9 5 (0.54%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.43%) Apple
10 4 (0.43%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.43%) Telerik
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