Period
to 20 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Designer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Solution Designer
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 221 279 287
Rank change year-on-year +58 +8 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.034% 0.067% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.071% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Central London median daily rate £575 - £475
10th Percentile £563 - £438
90th Percentile £588 - £675
London median daily rate £500 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 5,553 8,492 8,477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.36% 94.81% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,173 6,484 6,612
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £288 £306 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 123
Central London median hourly rate £21.28 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.80% +3.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £36.46 £38.70
London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +13.64% +6.80% -4.19%

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Solutions Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in Central London

Solutions Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solutions Designer in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Designer in Central London

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +53 1 - -
Solutions Designer
London

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, Solutions Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Innovative Thinking
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Debt
1 1 (50.00%) Architecture Roadmap
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Architecture Roadmap
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Innovative Thinking
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Debt
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian