The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 392 414 404
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 17 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.040% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.043% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 8
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£419 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £370 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £498 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 August 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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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 +29 1 - - 1
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) Axure RP
3 4 (14.81%) Android
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) User Experience Design
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) Social Media
4 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe
5 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
5 2 (7.41%) CCA
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 3 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) ATM
1 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) Flash
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Sass
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) W3C
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience Design
2 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
2 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (7.41%) Network Design
2 2 (7.41%) Workflow
2 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Web Development
3 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.70%) SOA
3 1 (3.70%) ETL
3 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCA
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
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 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Metastorm
3 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.70%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
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