The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 133 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.083% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £473
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2634 2252 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.56% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1195 1319
Average daily rate £380 £345 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 268 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Designer across the East of England region.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Lead Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Lead Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (33.33%) DPNSS
2 2 (33.33%) IVR
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) QSIG
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) DPNSS
2 2 (33.33%) QSIG
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (16.67%) Psychology
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) WFM
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe