The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Designer
Rank 527 527 529
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 102 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 53
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Designer
UK

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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Designer across the England region.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Designer across the England region.

Senior Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 72 £450 +9.02% 27
South West -7 10 £418 +22.86% 1
South East -21 10 £430 -4.44% 4
East of England +12 7 £563 - 1
West Midlands -12 2 £600 +57.37%
North West -13 1 £200 -55.55%
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Senior Designer
UK

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Designer in the job title.

1 96 (56.14%) User Experience
2 61 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.32%) Wireframes
4 41 (23.98%) CSS
5 40 (23.39%) HTML
6 27 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 26 (15.20%) Finance
8 20 (11.70%) .NET
8 20 (11.70%) Photoshop
8 20 (11.70%) Adobe
8 20 (11.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 18 (10.53%) jQuery
10 17 (9.94%) Axure RP
11 16 (9.36%) E-Commerce
12 15 (8.77%) Microsoft
12 15 (8.77%) C#
12 15 (8.77%) Security Cleared
13 14 (8.19%) Retail
13 14 (8.19%) SOAP
13 14 (8.19%) Cisco
13 14 (8.19%) Red Hat
13 14 (8.19%) OmniGraffle
13 14 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (7.60%) Project Management
15 12 (7.02%) HTML5
15 12 (7.02%) Usability Testing
15 12 (7.02%) Telecoms
15 12 (7.02%) SOA
15 12 (7.02%) Oracle

Senior 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 7 (4.09%) JBoss
1 7 (4.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.51%) Apache
3 4 (2.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
4 1 (0.58%) Node.js
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (11.70%) Photoshop
2 18 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (8.19%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (3.51%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.17%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (1.17%) GIMP
6 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.58%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.58%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) 3G
1 6 (3.51%) 4G
2 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (2.34%) SMS
3 4 (2.34%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (1.75%) BGP
4 3 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.75%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (1.75%) HTTP
4 3 (1.75%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.75%) Internet
4 3 (1.75%) Network Security
4 3 (1.75%) OSPF
4 3 (1.75%) VPN
5 2 (1.17%) 2G
5 2 (1.17%) ISUP
5 2 (1.17%) MPLS
5 2 (1.17%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (9.94%) Axure RP
2 9 (5.26%) JIRA
3 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.92%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.34%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.34%) NCrunch
4 4 (2.34%) NSubstitute
4 4 (2.34%) NUnit
4 4 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.34%) Selenium
4 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 26 (15.20%) Finance
2 14 (8.19%) Retail
3 12 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.09%) Banking
4 7 (4.09%) Marketing
5 5 (2.92%) Military
6 4 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.75%) Publishing
8 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.17%) Games
8 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.98%) CSS
2 40 (23.39%) HTML
3 20 (11.70%) .NET
4 18 (10.53%) jQuery
5 14 (8.19%) SOAP
6 12 (7.02%) HTML5
6 12 (7.02%) REST
7 8 (4.68%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (4.68%) CSS3
8 7 (4.09%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.09%) Middleware
9 6 (3.51%) LAMP
10 5 (2.92%) WCF
10 5 (2.92%) Web Services
11 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.34%) Caliburn.Micro
11 4 (2.34%) Kendo UI
11 4 (2.34%) LINQ
11 4 (2.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 96 (56.14%) User Experience
2 14 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.92%) Animation
4 5 (2.92%) Wiki
5 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.34%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.75%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.75%) Photography
7 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.17%) Equities
7 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.17%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.17%) IVR
7 2 (1.17%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.17%) NGOSS
7 2 (1.17%) Social Network
8 1 (0.58%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.26%) Linux
2 5 (2.92%) CentOS
2 5 (2.92%) Solaris
3 4 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.75%) Android
4 3 (1.75%) Windows
5 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.32%) Wireframes
3 20 (11.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (9.36%) E-Commerce
5 13 (7.60%) Project Management
6 12 (7.02%) SOA
6 12 (7.02%) Usability Testing
6 12 (7.02%) User Stories
7 11 (6.43%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.85%) Front End Development
8 10 (5.85%) Information Architecture
8 10 (5.85%) TDD
9 9 (5.26%) Microservices
9 9 (5.26%) UX Design
10 8 (4.68%) High Availability
10 8 (4.68%) Reverse Engineering
11 7 (4.09%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.09%) CRM
11 7 (4.09%) Web Design
12 6 (3.51%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (8.77%) C#
3 6 (3.51%) Java
3 6 (3.51%) SQL
4 5 (2.92%) Perl
5 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.85%) Degree
3 9 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.68%) CCNP
5 7 (4.09%) CCIE
6 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.92%) RHCE
8 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.58%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.92%) Samba
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.17%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (11.70%) Adobe
2 15 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.19%) Cisco
3 14 (8.19%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.02%) Oracle
5 4 (2.34%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.34%) VMware
6 3 (1.75%) Ericsson
6 3 (1.75%) NetScout
6 3 (1.75%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (1.75%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.17%) Aruba
7 2 (1.17%) CA
7 2 (1.17%) EMC
7 2 (1.17%) Google
7 2 (1.17%) HP
7 2 (1.17%) Juniper
7 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.17%) SAP
8 1 (0.58%) DoubleClick
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