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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 431 407 415
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.035% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.037% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £488 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £365 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £613 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £473
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +0.52%
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
21749 21579 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 94.80% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15746 14835 15668
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 249 393 405
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.69 £55.00 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 14 (56.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Adobe
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) Banking
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Information Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Ab Initio
5 3 (12.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Axure RP
5 3 (12.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) DB2
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) Fintech
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.00%) SAS
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Publishing
6 2 (8.00%) Retail

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 (8.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.00%) Flash
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Fintech
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.00%) Information Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (12.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Content Development
5 1 (4.00%) Infographics
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Server Building
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (16.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) webMethods