The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 181 206 189
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 15 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.034% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.036% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £413 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Designer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 January 2015.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Designer in their job title.

1 23 (82.14%) User Experience
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) Axure RP
4 8 (28.57%) Usability Testing
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) UX Design
6 5 (17.86%) HTML5
6 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
6 5 (17.86%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (14.29%) Banking
7 4 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (10.71%) Information Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (10.71%) Marketing
8 3 (10.71%) Finance
8 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.71%) Adobe
8 3 (10.71%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (7.14%) Intranet
9 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
9 2 (7.14%) Advertising
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.14%) SEO
9 2 (7.14%) Web Design
9 2 (7.14%) Content Management
9 2 (7.14%) Web Development
9 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.57%) Moodle
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
1 5 (17.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (10.71%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.57%) Flash
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (82.14%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 7 (25.00%) UX Design
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (10.71%) Information Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) SEO
6 2 (7.14%) Web Design
6 2 (7.14%) Content Management
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) Use Case
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle