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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 396 397 393
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 24 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 15
Median daily rate £500 £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £629 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £432
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Solutions 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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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
Bromley - 3 £575 -
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 16 (26.23%) Banking
2 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
3 12 (19.67%) Finance
4 11 (18.03%) Analytics
4 11 (18.03%) Middleware
4 11 (18.03%) UML
5 10 (16.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (16.39%) Content Management
6 9 (14.75%) Web Analytics
6 9 (14.75%) Web Services
6 9 (14.75%) Oracle
6 9 (14.75%) CMS
6 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.75%) Tag Management
7 8 (13.11%) Retail
8 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.84%) DB2
9 6 (9.84%) Mainframe
9 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
9 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
10 5 (8.20%) ATG
10 5 (8.20%) COBOL
11 4 (6.56%) Java
11 4 (6.56%) IBM
11 4 (6.56%) Validation
11 4 (6.56%) Ab Initio
11 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
11 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
11 4 (6.56%) Hadoop

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 10 (16.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (14.75%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.28%) CICS
3 2 (3.28%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
1 2 (3.28%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) DB2
3 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.28%) Big Data
4 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.28%) Impala
4 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (26.23%) Banking
2 12 (19.67%) Finance
3 8 (13.11%) Retail
4 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Billing
7 1 (1.64%) Advertising
7 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Middleware
2 9 (14.75%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) JSR 168
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
1 3 (4.92%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.03%) Analytics
2 11 (18.03%) UML
3 10 (16.39%) Content Management
4 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.75%) Tag Management
4 9 (14.75%) Web Analytics
5 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (6.56%) Validation
7 3 (4.92%) Change Management
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.92%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (4.92%) Functional Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) SOA
7 3 (4.92%) Test Management
8 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.28%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) COBOL
2 4 (6.56%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) Python
3 2 (3.28%) Scala
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) HDFS
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) ATG
3 4 (6.56%) Ab Initio
3 4 (6.56%) IBM
4 3 (4.92%) 3PAR
4 3 (4.92%) Adobe
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.28%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.28%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (3.28%) Netezza
5 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.64%) Sybase