The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 388 408 415
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 12 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.033% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.036% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £565 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £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 394 474 640
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Designer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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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 +22 1 - - 3
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title.

1 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
3 5 (18.52%) Adobe
3 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
4 4 (14.81%) iPhone
4 4 (14.81%) Network Design
4 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (14.81%) Flash
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (11.11%) Acrobat
5 3 (11.11%) Finance
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) Retail
5 3 (11.11%) Graphic Design
5 3 (11.11%) Android
5 3 (11.11%) Online Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) Social Media
6 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.41%) User Experience Design

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (11.11%) Acrobat
3 3 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) ATM
2 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) Flash
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) Sass
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) iPhone
2 3 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.41%) Social Media
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Psychology
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Network Design
2 3 (11.11%) Online Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience Design
3 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
3 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) ETL
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) DRM
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus
3 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
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