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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 552 529 517
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 33 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.055% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.060% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 13
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£400 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £700 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £473
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -10.05%
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
45871 43665 41633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.00% 92.63% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29750 26814 23992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2443
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 24 £400 -38.46% 2
South West -27 4 £525 +31.25%
South East -17 3 £450 +12.50%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Lead Designer
UK

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 38 (63.33%) User Experience
2 22 (36.67%) HTML
3 18 (30.00%) CSS
4 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.33%) Photoshop
6 13 (21.67%) Marketing
6 13 (21.67%) Axure RP
7 12 (20.00%) Social Media
8 11 (18.33%) Finance
8 11 (18.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 9 (15.00%) Android
11 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
11 7 (11.67%) Usability Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.67%) Mobile App
12 6 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
12 6 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
14 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
14 4 (6.67%) VMware
14 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
14 4 (6.67%) UX Design
14 4 (6.67%) Unified Communications
15 3 (5.00%) Oracle
15 3 (5.00%) LAN
15 3 (5.00%) WAN
15 3 (5.00%) Cisco

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Photoshop
2 11 (18.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.33%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.67%) MS Office
4 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 3 (5.00%) Network Security
2 3 (5.00%) LAN
2 3 (5.00%) WAN
2 3 (5.00%) Intranet
3 2 (3.33%) PBX
3 2 (3.33%) VoIP
3 2 (3.33%) DPNSS
3 2 (3.33%) QSIG
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.67%) IPsec
4 1 (1.67%) H.323
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) MPLS
4 1 (1.67%) OSPF
4 1 (1.67%) BGP
4 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) DB2
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 13 (21.67%) Marketing
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Publishing
4 3 (5.00%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) HTML
2 18 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (3.33%) WCF
4 2 (3.33%) .NET
4 2 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) Flash
5 1 (1.67%) REST
5 1 (1.67%) CSS3
5 1 (1.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (63.33%) User Experience
2 12 (20.00%) Social Media
3 7 (11.67%) Mobile App
4 6 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.33%) W3C
6 2 (3.33%) IVR
7 1 (1.67%) Tandem
7 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.67%) Psychology
7 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.67%) DTV
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 9 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.67%) Usability Testing
3 6 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (6.67%) UX Design
6 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.00%) Network Management
7 2 (3.33%) User Stories
7 2 (3.33%) Line Management
7 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.33%) People Management
7 2 (3.33%) SEO
7 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.33%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.33%) C#
2 2 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) CCA
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) VMware
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe
3 2 (3.33%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) Avaya
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) F5
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Tandberg
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Juniper
4 1 (1.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.67%) Metastorm
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