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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 599 625 616
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 15 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.044% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.046% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 25
Median daily rate £539 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £638 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £613 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+44.11% -2.85%
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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 13 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 10 December 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 +12 15 £539 +14.62% 8
London +4 9 £539 +7.75% 6
Yorkshire - 4 £525 - 1
Leeds - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
East of England +3 1 - -
Nottingham +2 1 £700 +51.35%
East Midlands +1 1 £700 +51.35%
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £700 +51.35%
City of London -15 1 - - 2
Sheffield - 1 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £525 -

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 37 (71.15%) User Experience
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Wireframes
3 17 (32.69%) HTML
4 10 (19.23%) Retail
4 10 (19.23%) Service Design
5 9 (17.31%) Photoshop
5 9 (17.31%) CSS
6 8 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (11.54%) Internet
7 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.54%) Adobe
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.54%) Banking
7 6 (11.54%) Web Development
8 5 (9.62%) Android
8 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (9.62%) Prototyping
8 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
8 5 (9.62%) Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) Project Management
10 3 (5.77%) Service Management
10 3 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (5.77%) Middleware
10 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
10 3 (5.77%) Oracle
10 3 (5.77%) Microsoft

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 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.85%) InDesign
5 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.92%) CATIA
5 1 (1.92%) InVision
5 1 (1.92%) MS Office
5 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.92%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.92%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.92%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.77%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.92%) CTI
3 1 (1.92%) DPNSS
3 1 (1.92%) H.323
3 1 (1.92%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (1.92%) ISDN
3 1 (1.92%) ISUP
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) MGCP
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) PBX
3 1 (1.92%) Q.931
3 1 (1.92%) RTP
3 1 (1.92%) SS7
3 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.92%) VoIP
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Blend
1 2 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 10 (19.23%) Retail
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) French Language
5 1 (1.92%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) CSS3
3 3 (5.77%) Middleware
4 2 (3.85%) Flash
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
4 2 (3.85%) jQuery
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) CCXML
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) Modernizr
5 1 (1.92%) RFC 2833
5 1 (1.92%) VXML
5 1 (1.92%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.92%) XHTML
5 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (71.15%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) IVR
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
3 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Android
1 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (34.62%) Wireframes
2 10 (19.23%) Service Design
3 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (11.54%) Web Development
4 5 (9.62%) Analytics
4 5 (9.62%) Prototyping
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Service Management
6 3 (5.77%) UX Design
7 2 (3.85%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (3.85%) Demand Forecasting
7 2 (3.85%) Information Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) BC Cleared
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) CCIE
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Adobe
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) F5
3 2 (3.85%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) Omniture
4 1 (1.92%) Optimizely
4 1 (1.92%) Siebel
4 1 (1.92%) Siemens
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