The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Designer
Rank 400 385 408
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Designer 12 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.019% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.020% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 13
Average daily rate £425 £550 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +51.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £510 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £590 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £413
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Designer
England

Technical Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Designer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Technical Designer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Designer across the London region.

Technical Designer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Designer in their job title.

1 12 (50.00%) XML
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 7 (29.17%) HTTP
4 6 (25.00%) SOA
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) Retail
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Mockito
5 5 (20.83%) Investment Management
5 5 (20.83%) RESTful
5 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
5 5 (20.83%) Java SE
5 5 (20.83%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (16.67%) XML Messaging
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) OLAP
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) SOAP
7 3 (12.50%) SAS
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Information Management
7 3 (12.50%) Back Office
7 3 (12.50%) Workflow
7 3 (12.50%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) WF
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing

Technical Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) SAS
3 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Mockito
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (4.17%) Publishing
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) RESTful
2 5 (20.83%) Java SE
3 4 (16.67%) XML Messaging
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 3 (12.50%) REST
4 3 (12.50%) WF
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) HTML
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) XSD
6 1 (4.17%) XSLT
6 1 (4.17%) EDI
6 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (20.83%) Investment Management
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Information Management
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) Google
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