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 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
Lead Designer
England / London
Rank 387 406 403
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 9 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.061% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.064% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 6
Median daily rate £490 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £463
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -13.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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%

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
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 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 -5 2 - - 2
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 23 (79.31%) User Experience
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Wireframes
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) Adobe
5 8 (27.59%) Photoshop
6 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Service Design
7 6 (20.69%) Banking
7 6 (20.69%) Retail
8 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.24%) Axure RP
8 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (17.24%) Analytics
9 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
10 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.34%) SQL
10 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (6.90%) InDesign
11 2 (6.90%) Scrum
11 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
11 2 (6.90%) Marketing
11 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
11 2 (6.90%) .NET
11 2 (6.90%) Oracle
11 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
11 2 (6.90%) Flash

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 1 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.90%) InDesign
4 1 (3.45%) InVision
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) CSS
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS3
2 2 (6.90%) Flash
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.45%) XHTML
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (79.31%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Wireframes
3 7 (24.14%) Service Design
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
6 2 (6.90%) UX Design
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Adobe
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) VMware