The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 565 481 548
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +67
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 25 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.051% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.055% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 14
Average daily rate £475 £393 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.01% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £418 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.17% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Lead Designer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 13 £475 +21.01% 6
South East -17 3 £425 -5.55% 1
North West -15 2 £413 -5.17%
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Lead Designer
UK

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Firewall
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 8 (14.81%) HTML
3 8 (14.81%) Adobe
3 8 (14.81%) Middleware
4 7 (12.96%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
4 7 (12.96%) SOA
4 7 (12.96%) Retail
5 6 (11.11%) Marketing
5 6 (11.11%) VMware
5 6 (11.11%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) Windows
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
6 5 (9.26%) Photoshop
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.41%) Network Design
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco
7 4 (7.41%) B2B
7 4 (7.41%) Flash
7 4 (7.41%) Acrobat
7 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
7 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.41%) Graphic Design

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Photoshop
1 5 (9.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.41%) Acrobat
3 3 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS Office
4 1 (1.85%) FreeHand
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) VPN
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) Network Security
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.85%) FWSM
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.85%) NAS
4 1 (1.85%) ADSL2
4 1 (1.85%) ADSL
4 1 (1.85%) Broadband
4 1 (1.85%) ISDN
4 1 (1.85%) DMZ
4 1 (1.85%) Intranet
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) DTS
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 6 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) HTML
1 8 (14.81%) Middleware
2 6 (11.11%) CSS
3 4 (7.41%) Flash
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.56%) jQuery
4 3 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.85%) CSS3
6 1 (1.85%) OAuth
6 1 (1.85%) HTML5
6 1 (1.85%) DHTML
6 1 (1.85%) SAML
6 1 (1.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.56%) iPhone
2 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.70%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Psychology
4 1 (1.85%) CESG
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) SOA
2 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
2 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
3 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.41%) Network Design
3 4 (7.41%) B2B
4 3 (5.56%) Online Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
4 3 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Wealth Management
5 2 (3.70%) Use Case
5 2 (3.70%) Release Management
5 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.70%) DRM
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL
5 2 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) R
4 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) CCIE
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Adobe
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Juniper
6 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.70%) BMC
6 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.85%) BT
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