The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Lead Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 618 628 609
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 26 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.047% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.049% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 15
Median daily rate £400 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £333 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Lead Designer in the job title.

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK.

Lead Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Designer
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England +4 25 £400 -6.43% 17
London -8 15 £400 -6.10% 11
South East +7 4 £375 -11.76% 2
City of London +28 3 £413 - 9
Middlesex - 3 - -
East of England +22 1 £300 -42.85% 1
North West +11 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +3 1 £500 -4.76%
Berkshire +1 1 £375 -6.25%
South West 0 1 £450 -14.28%
Yorkshire -4 1 £500 -4.76%
North East -16 1 £550 +22.22%
West Midlands -30 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £450 -
South Wales - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Lead 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 featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 23 (53.49%) User Experience
2 15 (34.88%) Wireframes
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Finance
5 7 (16.28%) HTML
6 5 (11.63%) Retail
6 5 (11.63%) Photoshop
6 5 (11.63%) CSS
6 5 (11.63%) Android
6 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) Information Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.30%) Banking
7 4 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (6.98%) Middleware
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Validation
8 3 (6.98%) Ab Initio
8 3 (6.98%) Java
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.98%) DB2
8 3 (6.98%) SOA
8 3 (6.98%) Adobe
8 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
8 3 (6.98%) PaaS
8 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.65%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (2.33%) 3ds Max
5 1 (2.33%) InDesign
5 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.98%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) DB2
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) French Language
5 1 (2.33%) German Language
5 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.65%) CSS3
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) Sass
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) LESS
5 1 (2.33%) Material Design
5 1 (2.33%) Modernizr
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) RequireJS
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
5 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Android
1 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Wireframes
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) Information Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Prototyping
5 3 (6.98%) SOA
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (4.65%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.65%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.98%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Ab Initio
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) F5
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Siebel
3 1 (2.33%) webMethods
3 1 (2.33%) WorldPay
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Rate: £450 - £600 daily rate
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