The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Lead Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Designer
UK / England
Rank 551 582 547
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 16 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.047% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.050% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 19
Median daily rate £538 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £635 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £488
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Lead Designer in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 10 £539 +7.75% 6
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East +12 2 - -
East Midlands +7 1 £400 -11.11%
Lead Designer
UK

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Lead Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 34 (70.83%) User Experience
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) HTML
4 13 (27.08%) Service Design
5 12 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 11 (22.92%) Retail
7 9 (18.75%) CSS
8 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 8 (16.67%) Adobe
8 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (14.58%) Finance
9 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
10 6 (12.50%) Internet
10 6 (12.50%) Banking
10 6 (12.50%) Analytics
11 5 (10.42%) Prototyping
11 5 (10.42%) Web Development
12 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (6.25%) UX Design
13 3 (6.25%) CSS3
13 3 (6.25%) Axure RP
13 3 (6.25%) BC Cleared
13 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (4.17%) Mashery
14 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
14 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
14 2 (4.17%) Front End Development

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Confluence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.17%) InDesign
3 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.08%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.08%) CATIA
4 1 (2.08%) InVision
4 1 (2.08%) MS Office
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (2.08%) PTC Creo
4 1 (2.08%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.08%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.08%) CTI
2 1 (2.08%) DPNSS
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) H.323
2 1 (2.08%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (2.08%) ISDN
2 1 (2.08%) ISUP
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) MGCP
2 1 (2.08%) PBX
2 1 (2.08%) Q.931
2 1 (2.08%) RTP
2 1 (2.08%) SS7
2 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (22.92%) Retail
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) French Language
5 1 (2.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) HTML
2 9 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (4.17%) Flash
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) jQuery
4 2 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) CCXML
5 1 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) Modernizr
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.08%) RFC 2833
5 1 (2.08%) VXML
5 1 (2.08%) XHTML
5 1 (2.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (70.83%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Service Design
3 12 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.50%) Analytics
7 5 (10.42%) Prototyping
7 5 (10.42%) Web Development
8 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.25%) UX Design
10 2 (4.17%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.17%) Front End Development
10 2 (4.17%) High Availability
10 2 (4.17%) Information Architecture
10 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.17%) Product Management
10 2 (4.17%) Project Management
10 2 (4.17%) Service Management
10 2 (4.17%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) BC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) CCIE
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) CCNP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) Mashery
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) F5
3 1 (2.08%) Omniture
3 1 (2.08%) Optimizely
3 1 (2.08%) Siemens
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) WorldPay