The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Lead Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 420 429 430
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 21 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.026% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.027% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 14
Median daily rate £525 £426 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £423 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £429 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.96 -
Lead 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
21700 21910 22982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.98% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15416 15458 15936
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 348 435
Median hourly rate £17.37 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Lead Designer in the job title.

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Designer across the London region.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Lead Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Designer across the London region.

Lead Designer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lead 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 Lead Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 - 2 £350 - 1
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Lead 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 Lead Designer in the job title.

1 21 (75.00%) User Experience
2 15 (53.57%) Wireframes
3 9 (32.14%) Photoshop
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) HTML
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Android
5 5 (17.86%) Retail
5 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (10.71%) Adobe
7 3 (10.71%) Usability Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Information Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (7.14%) WorldPay
8 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.14%) Puppet
8 2 (7.14%) Axure RP
8 2 (7.14%) F5
8 2 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
8 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend

Lead 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 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (7.14%) InDesign
3 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.57%) 3ds Max
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
1 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) Flash
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Android
1 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Wireframes
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Information Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Usability Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Ethnographic Research
6 1 (3.57%) Ethnography
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) PHP
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) F5
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) WorldPay
3 1 (3.57%) Siebel