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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 428 415 418
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 17 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.038% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.040% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 12
Median daily rate £463 £426 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.56% +1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £347 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £444 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
21829 22482 22758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15488 15779 15445
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 332 431
Median hourly rate £17.95 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +24 2 £400 - 2
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (76.92%) User Experience
2 14 (53.85%) Wireframes
3 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) Android
4 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
5 4 (15.38%) Retail
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Ab Initio
6 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.54%) DB2
6 3 (11.54%) Usability Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (7.69%) Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) Adobe
7 2 (7.69%) HTML
8 1 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle

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 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.85%) 3ds Max
4 1 (3.85%) InDesign
4 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) DB2
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
2 1 (3.85%) Flash
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Android
1 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Wireframes
2 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Usability Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Ethnographic Research
4 1 (3.85%) Ethnography
4 1 (3.85%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (3.85%) Heuristic Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Prototyping
4 1 (3.85%) Server Building
4 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Ab Initio
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Siebel
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) WorldPay
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