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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Designer
Rank 561 560 546
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 27 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.045% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.049% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 19
Average daily rate
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£428 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £360 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £338 £450
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -25.00%
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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -13 9 £425 -5.55% 1
London -17 9 £426 +0.23% 3
South West +3 5 £525 - 1
North East - 3 £450 -
East of England +4 1 £525 +133.33% 1
Yorkshire -28 1 £525 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 2
North West - 1 £208 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Lead Designer
UK

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (27.27%) User Experience
2 14 (25.45%) HTML
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 10 (18.18%) Finance
5 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.36%) Oracle
6 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
7 8 (14.55%) Adobe
7 8 (14.55%) Degree
7 8 (14.55%) Network Security
8 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
8 7 (12.73%) Data Management
8 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.73%) CSS
8 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (10.91%) ETL
9 6 (10.91%) Marketing
9 6 (10.91%) Release Management
9 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
10 5 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (9.09%) HTML5
10 5 (9.09%) Node.js
10 5 (9.09%) Backbone.js
10 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.09%) JIRA
10 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
10 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (9.09%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.64%) InDesign
3 2 (3.64%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Network Security
2 4 (7.27%) IPsec
2 4 (7.27%) LAN
2 4 (7.27%) PBX
2 4 (7.27%) VoIP
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
2 4 (7.27%) VPN
2 4 (7.27%) IPv4
2 4 (7.27%) IPv6
2 4 (7.27%) MPLS
2 4 (7.27%) OSPF
2 4 (7.27%) BGP
2 4 (7.27%) DPNSS
2 4 (7.27%) QSIG
2 4 (7.27%) H.323
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.27%) Star Schema
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.64%) OLTP
5 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.82%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) jMock
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) RSpec
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Billing
4 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Games
6 2 (3.64%) Automotive
7 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.82%) Advertising
7 1 (1.82%) Publishing
7 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) HTML
2 7 (12.73%) CSS
3 5 (9.09%) .NET
3 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.09%) Flash
3 5 (9.09%) HTML5
3 5 (9.09%) Backbone.js
3 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.27%) WCF
4 4 (7.27%) WPF
5 3 (5.45%) REST
6 2 (3.64%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.64%) Middleware
7 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.82%) Spring
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) User Experience
2 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.27%) IVR
3 4 (7.27%) Cryptography
3 4 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.45%) Video Editing
4 3 (5.45%) Ergonomics
4 3 (5.45%) Human Factors
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.64%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) FMCG
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.82%) Blog
6 1 (1.82%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
3 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
3 7 (12.73%) Data Management
4 6 (10.91%) Release Management
4 6 (10.91%) ETL
5 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.27%) Content Management
6 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) CRM
6 4 (7.27%) Information Architecture
6 4 (7.27%) MVVM
6 4 (7.27%) Metadata Management
7 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.09%) Ruby
3 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) C#
3 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.45%) C
4 3 (5.45%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.27%) CCNP
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.27%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Adobe
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
4 4 (7.27%) Avaya
4 4 (7.27%) Juniper
4 4 (7.27%) Ab Initio
4 4 (7.27%) Tandberg
5 3 (5.45%) Teradata
5 3 (5.45%) Informatica
6 2 (3.64%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.82%) ATG
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Intel
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) IronPort
7 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.82%) Facebook
7 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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