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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Designer
Rank 170 187 194
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 8 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 10
Median daily rate £450 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £196 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -
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
3303 5118 5488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.20% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2630 4001 3960
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 79 99
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (66.67%) User Experience
2 5 (27.78%) Information Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (16.67%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) CCIE
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Games
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) Animation
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC

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 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) GIMP
3 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (5.56%) InVision
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Lake
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.56%) DHTML
2 1 (5.56%) Flash
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) User Experience
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Animation
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Biotechnology
4 1 (5.56%) Interactive TV
4 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Information Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
2 2 (11.11%) SDLC
2 2 (11.11%) Wireframes
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Product Management
3 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
3 1 (5.56%) Service Design
3 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCIE
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.56%) Pega