The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 557 534 549
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 26 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.047% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.051% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £365 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £455 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lead Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lead Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 17 £419 -6.94% 4
South East +1 5 £450 - 4
East of England -28 2 £225 -40.00%
Yorkshire +3 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 9 (21.43%) Axure RP
4 7 (16.67%) HTML5
4 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (11.90%) Finance
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (11.90%) Marketing
5 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
6 4 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (9.52%) Node.js
6 4 (9.52%) Sencha Touch
6 4 (9.52%) Sencha
6 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
6 4 (9.52%) Information Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Android
6 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 4 (9.52%) Web Services
6 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
6 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.52%) SAP
6 4 (9.52%) Adobe
7 3 (7.14%) Workflow
7 3 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Java
7 3 (7.14%) User Experience Design
7 3 (7.14%) Social Media

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (9.52%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
3 3 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) ATM
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
1 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
1 1 (2.38%) SAP BI
1 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Axure RP
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
1 5 (11.90%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 7 (16.67%) HTML5
4 4 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (9.52%) Sencha Touch
4 4 (9.52%) Web Services
5 3 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (4.76%) WCF
6 2 (4.76%) Ajax
6 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 1 (2.38%) Sass
7 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.38%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) CSS3
7 1 (2.38%) Flash
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Social Media
3 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) W3C
4 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.52%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.52%) Information Architecture
1 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 3 (7.14%) Workflow
2 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience Design
2 3 (7.14%) Usability Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Use Case
3 2 (4.76%) Network Design
3 2 (4.76%) Web Development
3 2 (4.76%) SOA
3 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (2.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (2.38%) Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) User Stories
4 1 (2.38%) SIEM
4 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.38%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) CCA
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Sencha
1 4 (9.52%) SAP
1 4 (9.52%) Adobe
2 2 (4.76%) VMware
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Metastorm
3 1 (2.38%) Teradata
3 1 (2.38%) Lotus
3 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
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