The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Designer
Rank 158 141 194
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 7 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.52% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.55% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 8
Median daily rate £425 £500 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £391 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £615 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £459
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.77 -
Senior Designer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3021 3289 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.58% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2613 4193
Median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 103
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Senior Designer in the job title.

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Designer across the City of London region.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Senior 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 City of London region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
2 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Product Management
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Service Design
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) UX Design
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) InVision
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) Flash
5 2 (14.29%) DHTML
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Fireworks

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (14.29%) Fireworks
2 2 (14.29%) InVision
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (7.14%) Pixate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Flex
2 2 (14.29%) DHTML
2 2 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) Framer.js
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Interactive TV
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
1 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
2 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Product Management
3 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 2 (14.29%) UX Design
4 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.14%) Brand Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Guerrilla Research
5 1 (7.14%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (7.14%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
2 1 (7.14%) Pega