Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Designer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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
England > East of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 172 150
Rank change year-on-year -6 -22 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 15 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.44% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.46% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 30
East of England median daily rate £488 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.26% +10.59%
10th Percentile £403 £406 £424
90th Percentile £513 £486 £488
England median daily rate £488 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.26% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.15 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,215 4,135 4,728
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 95.17% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,383 2,470 2,737
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.12%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £582 £562 £569
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 302 375
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.09% -5.24% +2.44%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.66 £11.77
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.24% +11.06%

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in the East of England

Solutions Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Designer in the East of England

Solutions Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Designer in the East of England

Solutions Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Designer in the East of England

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
Norfolk -2 9 £488 +8.33%
Suffolk -2 4 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 East of England region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (53.33%) Coaching
3 8 (53.33%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) DRM
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) IPTV
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (20.00%) Swagger
4 3 (20.00%) Confluence
4 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) EPoS
6 1 (6.67%) NHS
6 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Snort

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (6.67%) OllyDbg
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) IPTV
1 3 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (53.33%) Coaching
3 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (53.33%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) DRM
4 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cuckoo Sandbox
1 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) FireEye
2 1 (6.67%) SAP