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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
England / London
Rank 378 382 381
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 29 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 8
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £680 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
18312 20065 20017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13122 14196 14113
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 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 305 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 0 7 £575 +32.94%
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 16 (29.09%) Oracle
2 14 (25.45%) Finance
3 12 (21.82%) Java
4 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) ETL
6 8 (14.55%) SQL
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
7 7 (12.73%) Data Mart
7 7 (12.73%) Use Case
7 7 (12.73%) Reference Data
7 7 (12.73%) IBM
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (10.91%) Web Services
8 6 (10.91%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (10.91%) IBM Sterling
8 6 (10.91%) Banking
9 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.09%) SOA
10 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
10 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.27%) Windows
10 4 (7.27%) Linux
10 4 (7.27%) ITIL
10 4 (7.27%) SAP
10 4 (7.27%) SOAP
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
10 4 (7.27%) Retail
10 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.27%) Spring

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 3 (5.45%) JBoss
1 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.82%) CICS
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (5.45%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (3.64%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.82%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Akamai
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) BGP
2 1 (1.82%) Broadband
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) HSRP
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) IPsec
2 1 (1.82%) MPLS
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.73%) Data Mart
3 6 (10.91%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.45%) Big Data
5 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.45%) Hazelcast
6 2 (3.64%) MySQL
6 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) Essbase
7 1 (1.82%) GIS
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.45%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.82%) Gradle
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Billing
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.27%) Java EE
2 4 (7.27%) JPA
2 4 (7.27%) SOAP
2 4 (7.27%) Spring
3 3 (5.45%) JAXB
3 3 (5.45%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) SAP PI
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
5 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Reference Data
2 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (3.64%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.82%) DataPower
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.18%) ETL
3 7 (12.73%) Use Case
4 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.09%) SOA
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) E-business
6 3 (5.45%) Microservices
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) OO
6 3 (5.45%) SDLC
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.64%) Analytics
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.64%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (3.64%) Line Management
7 2 (3.64%) MVC
7 2 (3.64%) Service Design
7 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) ABAP
3 2 (3.64%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) C
4 1 (1.82%) Groovy
4 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) CCDP
2 1 (1.82%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) CCVP
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.82%) OCP
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCOM
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.64%) Simpana
3 1 (1.82%) Kibana
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) IBM
3 6 (10.91%) IBM Sterling
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) SAP
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) hybris
6 3 (5.45%) VMware
7 2 (3.64%) CommVault
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) BT
8 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.82%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds