The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
England / London
Rank 380 368 381
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 24 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
Median daily rate £475 £473 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%
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
18379 19532 20026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.86% 95.16% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13143 13698 14273
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 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 305 351
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Designer across the London region.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Solutions 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 Solutions Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 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 -7 1 £450 -4.76%
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle
3 12 (19.67%) Retail
4 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.75%) SQL
5 9 (14.75%) ETL
6 8 (13.11%) Java
6 8 (13.11%) IBM
6 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
7 7 (11.48%) Banking
7 7 (11.48%) Data Mart
7 7 (11.48%) Use Case
7 7 (11.48%) Reference Data
7 7 (11.48%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (9.84%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (9.84%) IBM Sterling
8 6 (9.84%) Splunk
9 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
10 4 (6.56%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.56%) Genesys
10 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
10 4 (6.56%) MS Office
10 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.92%) Microservices
11 3 (4.92%) Service Design
11 3 (4.92%) SCOM
11 3 (4.92%) Clustering
11 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis

Solutions 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 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.64%) CICS
2 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) JBoss
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Akamai
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) 2G
2 1 (1.64%) 3G
2 1 (1.64%) 4G
2 1 (1.64%) Broadband
2 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) LTE
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.64%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.48%) Data Mart
3 6 (9.84%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.28%) Big Data
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Gradle
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Retail
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
1 2 (3.28%) JPA
1 2 (3.28%) SOAP
1 2 (3.28%) Spring
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
1 2 (3.28%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.64%) Java EE
2 1 (1.64%) JAXB
2 1 (1.64%) JSON
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
2 1 (1.64%) REST
2 1 (1.64%) RESTful
2 1 (1.64%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.64%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Reference Data
2 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.28%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.28%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) DataPower
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.75%) ETL
3 7 (11.48%) Use Case
4 4 (6.56%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
5 3 (4.92%) CRM
5 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL
5 3 (4.92%) Microservices
5 3 (4.92%) Service Design
5 3 (4.92%) SOA
5 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.28%) Change Management
6 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.28%) E-business
6 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.28%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) Groovy
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.28%) Simpana
3 1 (1.64%) Kibana
3 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) IBM
3 6 (9.84%) IBM Sterling
3 6 (9.84%) Splunk
4 4 (6.56%) Genesys
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) CommVault
5 2 (3.28%) EMC
5 2 (3.28%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) Pega
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.64%) hybris
6 1 (1.64%) Nimsoft
6 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds