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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 486 492 479
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 86 71 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £278 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £464 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £418
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +25 65 £407 +6.62% 14
South West -9 7 £275 -42.70% 2
East of England +10 5 - - 3
South East -38 4 £375 -6.25% 6
East Midlands - 2 £463 - 2
West Midlands -6 1 - - 1
North West -15 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Senior Designer
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Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 91 (51.12%) User Experience
2 54 (30.34%) HTML
3 49 (27.53%) CSS
4 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (17.98%) Finance
6 31 (17.42%) JavaScript
7 29 (16.29%) Axure RP
8 24 (13.48%) Usability Testing
9 23 (12.92%) Photoshop
10 21 (11.80%) Adobe Illustrator
11 20 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (11.24%) Analytics
12 19 (10.67%) Adobe
13 16 (8.99%) Oracle
14 15 (8.43%) UX Design
14 15 (8.43%) Rapid Prototyping
14 15 (8.43%) Marketing
15 14 (7.87%) SEO
16 13 (7.30%) Publishing
16 13 (7.30%) Information Architecture
17 12 (6.74%) Banking
17 12 (6.74%) Java
18 10 (5.62%) Internet
18 10 (5.62%) Mobile App
18 10 (5.62%) HTML5
18 10 (5.62%) Security Cleared
19 9 (5.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 9 (5.06%) OmniGraffle
19 9 (5.06%) Web Analytics
19 9 (5.06%) Degree

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.69%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.56%) WordPress
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (12.92%) Photoshop
2 21 (11.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (5.06%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (3.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (3.93%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.25%) InDesign
6 2 (1.12%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.12%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.56%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.56%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.62%) Internet
2 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.69%) Intranet
4 2 (1.12%) LTE
5 1 (0.56%) 4G
5 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.56%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) 3G
5 1 (0.56%) MPLS
5 1 (0.56%) DSL
5 1 (0.56%) RANAP
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.69%) DB2
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.12%) Big Data
2 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.56%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 29 (16.29%) Axure RP
2 9 (5.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.69%) Redmine
3 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.69%) JUnit
3 3 (1.69%) Checkstyle
3 3 (1.69%) JIRA
3 3 (1.69%) Selenium
4 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.12%) GCC
5 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 32 (17.98%) Finance
2 15 (8.43%) Marketing
3 13 (7.30%) Publishing
4 12 (6.74%) Banking
5 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.37%) Advertising
6 4 (2.25%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Retail
7 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.12%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.34%) HTML
2 49 (27.53%) CSS
3 10 (5.62%) HTML5
4 8 (4.49%) .NET
5 5 (2.81%) Flash
5 5 (2.81%) Spring
5 5 (2.81%) jQuery
6 4 (2.25%) JSP
7 3 (1.69%) Web Services
7 3 (1.69%) Java EE
7 3 (1.69%) JavaBeans
7 3 (1.69%) JPA
7 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.12%) WPF
8 2 (1.12%) Middleware
8 2 (1.12%) J2EE
9 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.56%) XML
9 1 (0.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (51.12%) User Experience
2 10 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.81%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (2.81%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.25%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.69%) Social Media
7 2 (1.12%) Psychology
7 2 (1.12%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.12%) RIA
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Open Source
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Photography
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.49%) Linux
1 8 (4.49%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.37%) Windows
2 6 (3.37%) Solaris
2 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (3.37%) Android
2 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.25%) UNIX
4 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.48%) Usability Testing
3 20 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (11.24%) Analytics
4 15 (8.43%) Rapid Prototyping
4 15 (8.43%) UX Design
5 14 (7.87%) SEO
6 13 (7.30%) Information Architecture
7 9 (5.06%) Web Analytics
8 8 (4.49%) Project Management
8 8 (4.49%) Web Application Development
9 7 (3.93%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.37%) Workflow
10 6 (3.37%) Validation
11 5 (2.81%) Scrum
11 5 (2.81%) Web Usability
11 5 (2.81%) Product Management
12 4 (2.25%) Web Design
12 4 (2.25%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (2.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.42%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.74%) Java
3 8 (4.49%) SQL
4 7 (3.93%) Perl
5 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.12%) C#
6 2 (1.12%) C++
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.06%) Degree
3 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) RHCE
4 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) CCIE
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.37%) Samba
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) SCOM
1 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (10.67%) Adobe
2 16 (8.99%) Oracle
3 7 (3.93%) Cisco
4 6 (3.37%) webMethods
4 6 (3.37%) Sun
5 5 (2.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.69%) Canoo
7 2 (1.12%) Apple
7 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.12%) Vertica
8 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) Cognos
8 1 (0.56%) Juniper
8 1 (0.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.56%) NetApp
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.56%) Quark
8 1 (0.56%) iRise
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