Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Designer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 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.

Technical Designer
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 609 592
Rank change year-on-year -17 -17 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Designer 3 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.024% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.026% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 14
London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -7.22%
10th Percentile £475 £348 £300
90th Percentile £525 £616 £640
England median daily rate £500 £456 £450
% change year-on-year +9.59% +1.39% -6.25%
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 44654 42830 44617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32346 30451 31444
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
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 540 562 687
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.64
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Designer in London

Technical Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Designer in London

Technical Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Designer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Designer in London

Technical Designer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Designer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) B2B
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (33.33%) DRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift

Technical 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) B2B
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) DRM
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA