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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Designer
Rank 540 514 503
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 24 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.070% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.076% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 5
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£450 £408 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £658 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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
London -23 11 £375 -16.66% 4
East of England - 4 - -
South West -21 3 £500 -9.09% 2
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 2
South East -31 2 £450 +12.50% 3
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire -13 1 - -
North West - - - - 2
Lead Designer
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Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (57.89%) User Experience
2 22 (38.60%) HTML
3 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (29.82%) CSS
5 14 (24.56%) Photoshop
6 12 (21.05%) Axure RP
7 11 (19.30%) Social Media
8 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
8 10 (17.54%) Marketing
8 10 (17.54%) Finance
9 9 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (15.79%) Usability Testing
9 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
10 8 (14.04%) Android
10 8 (14.04%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.53%) Degree
12 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
13 5 (8.77%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
13 5 (8.77%) Adobe
13 5 (8.77%) Oracle
14 4 (7.02%) .NET
14 4 (7.02%) CRM
14 4 (7.02%) Intranet
14 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
14 4 (7.02%) UX Design
14 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Photoshop
2 9 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.51%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Intranet
1 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications
2 3 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (3.51%) DPNSS
3 2 (3.51%) QSIG
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) PBX
3 2 (3.51%) VoIP
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) IPv4
4 1 (1.75%) IPv6
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) IPsec
4 1 (1.75%) H.323
4 1 (1.75%) MPLS
4 1 (1.75%) OSPF
4 1 (1.75%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
1 10 (17.54%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Billing
2 3 (5.26%) Publishing
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) HTML
2 17 (29.82%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 3 (5.26%) WCF
4 3 (5.26%) WPF
5 2 (3.51%) XML
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) HTML5
5 2 (3.51%) Middleware
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) Flash
6 1 (1.75%) XHTML
6 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (57.89%) User Experience
2 11 (19.30%) Social Media
3 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.77%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.51%) Psychology
6 2 (3.51%) IVR
7 1 (1.75%) Tandem
7 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.75%) W3C
7 1 (1.75%) Replication
7 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 8 (14.04%) Android
3 3 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Usability Testing
3 8 (14.04%) Rapid Prototyping
4 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.02%) UX Design
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) SOA
6 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.26%) Data Management
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.26%) Network Management
7 2 (3.51%) SEO
7 2 (3.51%) Project Management
7 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.51%) People Management
7 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.51%) MVVM
8 1 (1.75%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
1 5 (8.77%) Adobe
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) F5
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) Avaya
4 1 (1.75%) Juniper
4 1 (1.75%) Informatica
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.75%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Netezza
4 1 (1.75%) Tandberg
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