The median contractor rate for a Lead Designer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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.

Lead Designer
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 261 253
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.078% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.035% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
South East median daily rate £438 - £444
10th Percentile £419 - £375
90th Percentile £481 - £508
England median daily rate £469 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +13.63% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7306 8460 8969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15203 18917 19243
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1314 1775
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Lead Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Designer in the South East

Lead Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Designer in the South East

Lead Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Designer in the South East

Lead Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire - 3 - -
East Sussex - 1 £438 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Lead 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 South East region featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Mashery
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
3 1 (12.50%) Revenue Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVNO
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Degree

Lead Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) MVNO
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Revenue Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Mashery
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO