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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Designer
Rank 553 536 499
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 26 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.035% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.038% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 17
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£475 £475 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £675 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £470 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Designer
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
South East -5 11 £475 +11.76% 4
London -11 7 £525 +10.52% 7
South West +12 3 £475 -2.56% 1
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 3
Yorkshire -15 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 3
Lead Designer
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Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (30.61%) User Experience
2 14 (28.57%) HTML
3 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) Finance
4 10 (20.41%) Degree
5 9 (18.37%) Data Management
6 8 (16.33%) .NET
7 7 (14.29%) UNIX
7 7 (14.29%) CRM
7 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.24%) DV Cleared
8 6 (12.24%) Axure RP
8 6 (12.24%) WCF
8 6 (12.24%) WPF
8 6 (12.24%) C#
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.24%) CSS
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle
8 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
8 6 (12.24%) SQL
8 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
9 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.20%) Adobe
9 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (10.20%) SOA
9 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Network Security
2 4 (8.16%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.12%) IPv4
3 3 (6.12%) IPv6
3 3 (6.12%) H.323
3 3 (6.12%) BGP
3 3 (6.12%) MPLS
3 3 (6.12%) OSPF
3 3 (6.12%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.12%) VPN
3 3 (6.12%) IPsec
4 2 (4.08%) PBX
4 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 2 (4.08%) DPNSS
4 2 (4.08%) QSIG
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
5 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) OLTP
3 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.04%) RSpec
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Billing
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) .NET
3 6 (12.24%) WCF
3 6 (12.24%) WPF
3 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
4 4 (8.16%) HTML5
5 3 (6.12%) REST
6 2 (4.08%) jQuery
6 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
7 1 (2.04%) Flash
7 1 (2.04%) XHTML
7 1 (2.04%) XML
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.04%) Underscore.js
7 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
3 3 (6.12%) Graphic Design
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.08%) IVR
4 2 (4.08%) Video Editing
4 2 (4.08%) Ergonomics
4 2 (4.08%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.37%) Data Management
3 7 (14.29%) CRM
3 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.20%) SOA
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) MVVM
4 5 (10.20%) Usability Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.16%) Content Management
5 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.12%) ETL
6 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.12%) Network Management
6 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.24%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.12%) CCNP
4 3 (6.12%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Adobe
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) Citrix
3 4 (8.16%) Informatica
4 3 (6.12%) Juniper
4 3 (6.12%) Tandberg
5 2 (4.08%) InterSystems
5 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.08%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Intel
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) Netezza
6 1 (2.04%) ATG
6 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.04%) IronPort
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