The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 77 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 602 320 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.49% 1.48% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 1.59% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 217 263
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £47.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +75.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.57%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Designer
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 162 £375 - 37
Bromley - 3 £575 - 2
Croydon -8 2 £375 -11.76% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £300 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £463 -
Wimbledon - 1 £265 -
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 277 (26.56%) HTML
2 252 (24.16%) CSS
3 248 (23.78%) Photoshop
4 187 (17.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 180 (17.26%) Adobe
6 162 (15.53%) Finance
7 148 (14.19%) Axure RP
8 119 (11.41%) Banking
9 118 (11.31%) E-Commerce
10 111 (10.64%) JavaScript
11 109 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
12 94 (9.01%) Mobile App
13 92 (8.82%) Web Design
14 90 (8.63%) Retail
15 89 (8.53%) OmniGraffle
16 85 (8.15%) HTML5
16 85 (8.15%) Responsive Web Design
17 79 (7.57%) Marketing
18 77 (7.38%) Oracle
19 73 (7.00%) Microsoft
20 70 (6.71%) Information Architecture
21 69 (6.62%) Windows
22 66 (6.33%) jQuery
23 65 (6.23%) Android
24 64 (6.14%) CSS3
25 63 (6.04%) SQL
26 62 (5.94%) Degree
27 56 (5.37%) Flash
28 55 (5.27%) .NET
28 55 (5.27%) Apple iOS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 34 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 16 (1.53%) WebLogic
4 15 (1.44%) SAS
5 14 (1.34%) WordPress
6 12 (1.15%) CMS
7 9 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.67%) Drupal
9 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.58%) CICS
10 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.48%) Confluence
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.38%) Lync
11 4 (0.38%) IIS
12 3 (0.29%) Apache
12 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 248 (23.78%) Photoshop
2 187 (17.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 89 (8.53%) OmniGraffle
4 37 (3.55%) InDesign
5 32 (3.07%) MS Visio
6 31 (2.97%) MS Excel
7 29 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
8 27 (2.59%) Adobe After Effects
9 22 (2.11%) MS Office
10 21 (2.01%) Fireworks
11 10 (0.96%) Acrobat
12 8 (0.77%) CINEMA 4D
13 4 (0.38%) MS Project
14 3 (0.29%) SPSS
14 3 (0.29%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.096%) DOC1
16 1 (0.096%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) SAP SRM
1 3 (0.29%) Magento
1 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.19%) Tridion
2 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.096%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.096%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.096%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.096%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.096%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.096%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.29%) Force.com
1 3 (0.29%) SaaS
1 3 (0.29%) Office 365
2 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.096%) PaaS
3 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.59%) Internet
2 23 (2.21%) Firewall
3 11 (1.05%) HTTP
3 11 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (0.96%) VPN
5 9 (0.86%) SSL
5 9 (0.86%) LDAP
5 9 (0.86%) Intranet
6 8 (0.77%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.77%) WAN
6 8 (0.77%) DNS
7 7 (0.67%) Network Security
8 6 (0.58%) SAN
8 6 (0.58%) DMZ
8 6 (0.58%) LAN
9 4 (0.38%) VoIP
10 3 (0.29%) FTP
10 3 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.19%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.05%) MySQL
8 10 (0.96%) DB2
9 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.67%) OLAP
10 7 (0.67%) Big Data
10 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.58%) DataStage
11 6 (0.58%) Data Mart
12 5 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
12 5 (0.48%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 148 (14.19%) Axure RP
2 31 (2.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 21 (2.01%) Microsoft Blend
4 10 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (0.77%) Mockito
6 7 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.67%) JIRA
7 5 (0.48%) Subversion
8 4 (0.38%) Maven
8 4 (0.38%) NUnit
8 4 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.38%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.29%) Toad
9 3 (0.29%) MSI
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.19%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 162 (15.53%) Finance
2 119 (11.41%) Banking
3 90 (8.63%) Retail
4 79 (7.57%) Marketing
5 44 (4.22%) Advertising
6 40 (3.84%) Telecoms
7 33 (3.16%) Games
8 27 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 24 (2.30%) Publishing
10 12 (1.15%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.15%) Billing
11 10 (0.96%) Front Office
12 7 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.29%) Back Office
15 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.19%) Interactive Media
16 1 (0.096%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.096%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (26.56%) HTML
2 252 (24.16%) CSS
3 85 (8.15%) HTML5
4 66 (6.33%) jQuery
5 64 (6.14%) CSS3
6 56 (5.37%) Flash
7 55 (5.27%) .NET
8 53 (5.08%) XML
9 29 (2.78%) Ajax
10 28 (2.68%) WPF
11 27 (2.59%) Web Services
12 26 (2.49%) Middleware
13 25 (2.40%) XHTML
14 23 (2.21%) ASP.NET
15 21 (2.01%) Silverlight
16 20 (1.92%) WCF
17 13 (1.25%) J2EE
17 13 (1.25%) SOAP
18 12 (1.15%) Spring
18 12 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 94 (9.01%) Mobile App
2 51 (4.89%) Graphic Design
3 27 (2.59%) Visualisation
4 26 (2.49%) iPhone
4 26 (2.49%) Social Media
5 14 (1.34%) Online Games
6 13 (1.25%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.15%) E-Learning
8 11 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.05%) Digital Media
9 10 (0.96%) PKI
9 10 (0.96%) Online Banking
10 9 (0.86%) Clustering
10 9 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (0.77%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.77%) Psychology
11 8 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.67%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (6.62%) Windows
2 65 (6.23%) Android
3 55 (5.27%) Apple iOS
4 18 (1.73%) Linux
5 13 (1.25%) UNIX
5 13 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.48%) AIX
7 5 (0.48%) zOS
8 4 (0.38%) Solaris
9 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.096%) CentOS
11 1 (0.096%) NetWare
11 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.096%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (11.31%) E-Commerce
2 109 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (8.82%) Web Design
4 85 (8.15%) Responsive Web Design
5 70 (6.71%) Information Architecture
6 45 (4.31%) Usability Testing
6 45 (4.31%) Data Modelling
7 44 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (3.84%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (3.36%) Project Management
10 34 (3.26%) ETL
11 33 (3.16%) SOA
11 33 (3.16%) Rapid Prototyping
12 30 (2.88%) User Experience Design
12 30 (2.88%) Scrum
13 26 (2.49%) Workflow
14 24 (2.30%) Content Management
15 23 (2.21%) Load Balancing
16 21 (2.01%) Validation
16 21 (2.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 111 (10.64%) JavaScript
2 63 (6.04%) SQL
3 48 (4.60%) Java
4 31 (2.97%) C#
5 14 (1.34%) XAML
6 13 (1.25%) PHP
6 13 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 9 (0.86%) C
9 7 (0.67%) Perl
9 7 (0.67%) ActionScript
10 6 (0.58%) C++
11 5 (0.48%) COBOL
11 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.38%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.38%) Python
13 3 (0.29%) Scala
13 3 (0.29%) R
14 2 (0.19%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 62 (5.94%) Degree
2 32 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.48%) MCSE
4 5 (0.48%) CISSP
4 5 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.29%) CCNA
5 3 (0.29%) CCA
5 3 (0.29%) HP ASE
5 3 (0.29%) HND
6 2 (0.19%) JNCIS
6 2 (0.19%) PhD
6 2 (0.19%) CCIE
6 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.096%) PMP
7 1 (0.096%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.096%) CISA
7 1 (0.096%) CISM
7 1 (0.096%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.01%) QA
2 6 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.29%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) WCAG
4 2 (0.19%) COBIT
4 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.096%) Section 508
5 1 (0.096%) EMIR
5 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.48%) XenApp
3 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.096%) Varnish
5 1 (0.096%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.096%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.096%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (0.48%) SCCM
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.19%) SCOM
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.096%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.096%) StatsD
5 1 (0.096%) Munin
5 1 (0.096%) Puppet
5 1 (0.096%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.096%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.096%) Nagios
5 1 (0.096%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 180 (17.26%) Adobe
2 77 (7.38%) Oracle
3 73 (7.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (1.92%) IBM
5 20 (1.92%) VMware
6 18 (1.73%) SAP
7 15 (1.44%) Cisco
8 13 (1.25%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.05%) Citrix
9 11 (1.05%) Apple
10 10 (0.96%) Google
11 9 (0.86%) ATG
12 8 (0.77%) TIBCO
12 8 (0.77%) HP
13 7 (0.67%) EMC
13 7 (0.67%) Infragistics
14 6 (0.58%) Informatica
15 5 (0.48%) Cognos
15 5 (0.48%) EPiServer
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