The median contractor rate for a Solutions Designer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 400 396
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 17 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 27
Median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £635 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.15 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Hounslow - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Solutions Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (37.21%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) Migration
3 11 (25.58%) Mainframe
3 11 (25.58%) IBM
4 9 (20.93%) High Availability
4 9 (20.93%) Prototyping
5 8 (18.60%) Data Reconciliation
5 8 (18.60%) Open Source
5 8 (18.60%) Software AG
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
5 8 (18.60%) Adabas
6 7 (16.28%) Web Services
6 7 (16.28%) Replication
7 6 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (13.95%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) Windows
8 5 (11.63%) ETL
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.30%) SAP
9 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) Finance
9 4 (9.30%) Big Data
10 3 (6.98%) Java EE
10 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (6.98%) SDLC
10 3 (6.98%) Windows Server

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 (6.98%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (4.65%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.33%) Maximo
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (2.33%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) BGP
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.33%) CTI
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) HSRP
1 1 (2.33%) IPsec
1 1 (2.33%) MPLS
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Adabas
2 4 (9.30%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.65%) Hazelcast
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) DataStage
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Essbase
4 1 (2.33%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) Maven
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) Java EE
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.65%) JAXB
3 2 (4.65%) JPA
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) SAP PI
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mainframe
2 7 (16.28%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) EPoS
4 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Handset
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Migration
2 9 (20.93%) High Availability
2 9 (20.93%) Prototyping
3 8 (18.60%) Data Reconciliation
3 8 (18.60%) Open Source
4 6 (13.95%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 6 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) ETL
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) SDLC
6 3 (6.98%) SOA
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) ABAP
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.33%) CCDP
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) CCVP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) OCP
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) IBM
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Software AG
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) SAP
5 3 (6.98%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Guidewire
6 2 (4.65%) hybris
6 2 (4.65%) Informatica
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) Avaya
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) Genesys
7 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.33%) Siebel
7 1 (2.33%) Siemens
7 1 (2.33%) Verint
7 1 (2.33%) WorldPay
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