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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 496 494 503
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 90 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 33
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £403 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 -22 37 £400 - 22
South East +7 26 £388 -3.12% 6
South West +9 18 £425 -5.55% 4
West Midlands - 4 £381 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £425 - 1
North West -15 2 £450 +12.50% 2
Senior Designer
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Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 74 (42.05%) User Experience
2 40 (22.73%) Adobe
3 36 (20.45%) HTML
3 36 (20.45%) CSS
4 32 (18.18%) Marketing
5 31 (17.61%) JavaScript
6 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (14.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (13.07%) Photoshop
9 21 (11.93%) Linux
9 21 (11.93%) Analytics
10 20 (11.36%) Oracle
11 19 (10.80%) Graphic Design
11 19 (10.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 17 (9.66%) Axure RP
13 16 (9.09%) Information Architecture
14 15 (8.52%) Security Cleared
15 14 (7.95%) Mobile App
15 14 (7.95%) E-Commerce
15 14 (7.95%) Web Design
15 14 (7.95%) Finance
16 13 (7.39%) Publishing
16 13 (7.39%) Samba
16 13 (7.39%) TCP/IP
16 13 (7.39%) RHCE
16 13 (7.39%) Sun
16 13 (7.39%) Active Directory
16 13 (7.39%) Internet
16 13 (7.39%) Perl
16 13 (7.39%) Solaris

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.27%) JBoss
3 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 25 (14.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 23 (13.07%) Photoshop
3 19 (10.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (3.41%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (3.41%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.84%) InDesign
6 3 (1.70%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.70%) Maya
6 3 (1.70%) 3ds Max
6 3 (1.70%) ZBrush
7 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.39%) TCP/IP
1 13 (7.39%) Internet
2 4 (2.27%) Intranet
3 3 (1.70%) SAN
4 2 (1.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.70%) DB2
1 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
1 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.14%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (1.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (1.14%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.14%) MySQL
2 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.57%) Xcelsius
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.57%) Big Data
3 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 17 (9.66%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.14%) GCC
3 2 (1.14%) JIRA
4 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.57%) JUnit
4 1 (0.57%) Toad
4 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 32 (18.18%) Marketing
2 14 (7.95%) Finance
3 13 (7.39%) Publishing
4 11 (6.25%) Banking
5 8 (4.55%) Electronics
6 7 (3.98%) Retail
7 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.41%) Games
7 6 (3.41%) Advertising
8 4 (2.27%) Legal
9 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.14%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.57%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.45%) HTML
1 36 (20.45%) CSS
2 12 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (6.25%) Flash
4 10 (5.68%) Sass
5 9 (5.11%) XHTML
6 7 (3.98%) Java EE
6 7 (3.98%) JSR 168
6 7 (3.98%) HTML5
7 6 (3.41%) jQuery
7 6 (3.41%) Middleware
8 4 (2.27%) Struts
8 4 (2.27%) .NET
8 4 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.70%) RESTful
9 3 (1.70%) Spring
10 2 (1.14%) XML
10 2 (1.14%) CSS3
11 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 74 (42.05%) User Experience
2 19 (10.80%) Graphic Design
3 14 (7.95%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.98%) W3C
6 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.27%) Handset
7 4 (2.27%) Photography
7 4 (2.27%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.70%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.14%) Animation
9 2 (1.14%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.14%) Wiki
9 2 (1.14%) Social Media
10 1 (0.57%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Exalytics
10 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.57%) RIA
10 1 (0.57%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.93%) Linux
2 13 (7.39%) Solaris
3 12 (6.82%) Windows
4 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.70%) CentOS
6 3 (1.70%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) UNIX
7 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (11.93%) Analytics
3 16 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 14 (7.95%) Web Design
4 14 (7.95%) E-Commerce
5 12 (6.82%) Usability Testing
6 11 (6.25%) SEO
7 9 (5.11%) Web Analytics
8 8 (4.55%) OpenUP
8 8 (4.55%) UX Design
8 8 (4.55%) Open Source
9 7 (3.98%) Web Accessibility
9 7 (3.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (3.98%) Content Management
9 7 (3.98%) Project Management
9 7 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.41%) Industrial Design
10 6 (3.41%) Product Management
10 6 (3.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.61%) JavaScript
2 13 (7.39%) Perl
3 11 (6.25%) Java
4 5 (2.84%) SQL
5 3 (1.70%) C#
6 2 (1.14%) C++
6 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.39%) RHCE
2 13 (7.39%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.82%) Degree
4 9 (5.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.39%) Active Directory
1 13 (7.39%) Samba
2 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (22.73%) Adobe
2 20 (11.36%) Oracle
3 13 (7.39%) Sun
4 11 (6.25%) Cisco
5 9 (5.11%) IBM
5 9 (5.11%) Macromedia
6 7 (3.98%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.27%) Nokia
7 4 (2.27%) Sony
8 3 (1.70%) Cognos
8 3 (1.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.14%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.14%) Apple
9 2 (1.14%) VMware
10 1 (0.57%) Google
10 1 (0.57%) Vertica
10 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.57%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.57%) Quark
10 1 (0.57%) NetApp
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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