The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Designer
Rank 401 414 374
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Designer 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.041% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.044% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £443 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical 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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 19 December 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) RAD
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) SAML
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) FileNet
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) HTML

Technical Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) FileNet
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) OAuth
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) OpenID
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
3 1 (10.00%) RUP
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
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