The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 491 489 517
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 88 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 27
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£423 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Senior 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
48097 43871 46063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30743 27109 26547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1985 1943 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Designer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 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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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 +14 59 £425 +6.25% 11
South East -18 8 £525 +5.00% 4
North West -9 6 £375 - 2
East of England -16 4 £500 +17.64% 3
North East - 4 £318 -
Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
South West -37 3 - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Senior Designer
UK

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title.

1 101 (61.21%) User Experience
2 67 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.45%) HTML
4 38 (23.03%) CSS
5 30 (18.18%) Axure RP
6 28 (16.97%) Photoshop
7 26 (15.76%) Adobe
7 26 (15.76%) Adobe Illustrator
8 25 (15.15%) UX Design
9 22 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
9 22 (13.33%) Mobile App
10 20 (12.12%) Degree
11 15 (9.09%) Marketing
12 14 (8.48%) Android
12 14 (8.48%) Finance
13 13 (7.88%) Rapid Prototyping
13 13 (7.88%) Apple iOS
14 12 (7.27%) Publishing
14 12 (7.27%) Scrum
15 11 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 10 (6.06%) Social Media
16 10 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (6.06%) Banking
16 10 (6.06%) Retail
17 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (5.45%) Information Architecture
17 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
18 8 (4.85%) JavaScript
19 7 (4.24%) Java
19 7 (4.24%) Games

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.82%) Apache
1 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.21%) Moodle
2 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.61%) WordPress
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 28 (16.97%) Photoshop
2 26 (15.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (3.64%) Fireworks
5 5 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.82%) InDesign
7 2 (1.21%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.21%) Summit
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) Intranet
2 2 (1.21%) X.400
2 2 (1.21%) X.500
3 1 (0.61%) MPLS
3 1 (0.61%) S/MIME
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
3 1 (0.61%) 4G
3 1 (0.61%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.82%) DB2
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (18.18%) Axure RP
2 11 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (3.03%) JIRA
4 4 (2.42%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.82%) JUnit
5 3 (1.82%) Checkstyle
5 3 (1.82%) Redmine
5 3 (1.82%) Selenium
6 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (9.09%) Marketing
2 14 (8.48%) Finance
3 12 (7.27%) Publishing
4 10 (6.06%) Banking
4 10 (6.06%) Retail
5 7 (4.24%) Games
6 4 (2.42%) Legal
7 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.82%) Advertising
8 2 (1.21%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Military
9 1 (0.61%) Front Office
9 1 (0.61%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.61%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.45%) HTML
2 38 (23.03%) CSS
3 7 (4.24%) HTML5
4 6 (3.64%) CSS3
5 5 (3.03%) .NET
6 4 (2.42%) jQuery
6 4 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.42%) JSP
7 3 (1.82%) JavaBeans
7 3 (1.82%) Web Services
7 3 (1.82%) Spring
7 3 (1.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.82%) Java EE
7 3 (1.82%) JPA
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.61%) Middleware
8 1 (0.61%) Flash
8 1 (0.61%) XHTML
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 101 (61.21%) User Experience
2 22 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.06%) Social Media
4 5 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.42%) Open Source
5 4 (2.42%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.82%) FMCG
7 2 (1.21%) iPhone
7 2 (1.21%) Psychology
7 2 (1.21%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.21%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.61%) IPTV
8 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.61%) VHDL
8 1 (0.61%) Verilog
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.48%) Android
2 13 (7.88%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.15%) UX Design
3 13 (7.88%) Rapid Prototyping
4 12 (7.27%) Scrum
5 10 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (5.45%) Information Architecture
7 7 (4.24%) Web Design
8 6 (3.64%) Usability Testing
9 5 (3.03%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.03%) Validation
9 5 (3.03%) Data Governance
10 4 (2.42%) Business Development
10 4 (2.42%) Web Application Development
10 4 (2.42%) Analytics
10 4 (2.42%) SEO
11 3 (1.82%) Project Management
11 3 (1.82%) CRM
11 3 (1.82%) ITIL
11 3 (1.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.24%) Java
3 3 (1.82%) SQL
4 2 (1.21%) C
4 2 (1.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (12.12%) Degree
2 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) CCIE
4 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.82%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (15.76%) Adobe
2 4 (2.42%) webMethods
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle
3 3 (1.82%) Google
3 3 (1.82%) Canoo
4 2 (1.21%) Trillium
4 2 (1.21%) Cisco
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.21%) Juniper
4 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.21%) Nokia
5 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.61%) McAfee
5 1 (0.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (0.61%) Informatica
5 1 (0.61%) Intel
5 1 (0.61%) Siebel
5 1 (0.61%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.61%) Blue Coat
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