Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Designer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 553 534
Rank change year-on-year -43 -19 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 38 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.082% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 43
London median daily rate £575 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +2.15% +4.79%
10th Percentile £381 £400 £380
90th Percentile £800 £593 £550
England median daily rate £463 £463 £463
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in London

Solutions Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Designer in London

Solutions Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Designer in London

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
West London -8 2 - -
Central London -12 2 £575 +41.54%
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Solutions 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 across the London region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
2 5 (13.16%) Content Management
3 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) ERP
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Data Security
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 3 (7.89%) Adobe
4 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.89%) ETL
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) JIRA
4 3 (7.89%) QA
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Data Management
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Migration

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (7.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Sonata
2 2 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (5.26%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Billing
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) EDI
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Velocity
3 1 (2.63%) WSDL
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Derivative
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) EPoS
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Tandem
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) IPTV
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Content Management
1 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
2 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
2 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
2 4 (10.53%) ERP
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.89%) Data Management
3 3 (7.89%) Data Security
3 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.89%) ETL
3 3 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) Data Governance
4 2 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 2 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (5.26%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
1 3 (7.89%) PHP
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Ambari
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe
2 3 (7.89%) Guidewire
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Pega
3 2 (5.26%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) JDA
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Netezza
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) Thunderhead
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.63%) WSO2