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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 182 215 212
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 17 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
Average daily rate
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£369 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £363 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £430
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 22 (68.75%) User Experience
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Adobe
4 9 (28.13%) User Experience Design
5 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
5 7 (21.88%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (18.75%) Degree
6 6 (18.75%) Marketing
6 6 (18.75%) Photoshop
6 6 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (15.63%) Android
7 5 (15.63%) Axure RP
8 4 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (9.38%) HTML
9 3 (9.38%) InDesign
9 3 (9.38%) Web Design
9 3 (9.38%) Advertising
9 3 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (9.38%) Usability Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
10 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
10 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.25%) Business Development
10 2 (6.25%) Time Management
10 2 (6.25%) Graphic Design
10 2 (6.25%) Finance
10 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
10 2 (6.25%) Moodle
10 2 (6.25%) Social Media

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 6 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (9.38%) InDesign
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (3.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
3 2 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Photography
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
4 1 (3.13%) Xbox
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Android
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) User Experience Design
3 3 (9.38%) Web Design
3 3 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (9.38%) Usability Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Business Development
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.25%) B2B
4 2 (6.25%) B2C
5 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Industrial Design
5 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) Nokia
3 1 (3.13%) Google