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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 463 484 474
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 93 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 23
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£475 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £285 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £418
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
43519 42217 37082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.59% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27035 25524 21725
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1808 2037
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 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 5 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 +33 67 £475 +26.66% 21
Yorkshire -9 9 £675 +145.45%
South West -10 7 £275 -42.70% 2
East of England +7 2 - - 3
West Midlands -4 2 £500 +5.26%
South East -30 2 £375 -6.25% 3
East Midlands - 2 £463 - 3
North West -17 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
Senior Designer
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Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 87 (47.28%) User Experience
2 50 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.17%) HTML
3 45 (24.46%) CSS
4 31 (16.85%) Axure RP
5 30 (16.30%) Finance
6 27 (14.67%) JavaScript
7 23 (12.50%) Usability Testing
8 22 (11.96%) Photoshop
9 20 (10.87%) Publishing
10 19 (10.33%) Analytics
11 18 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (9.78%) Adobe Illustrator
12 16 (8.70%) SEO
13 15 (8.15%) Oracle
13 15 (8.15%) Rapid Prototyping
13 15 (8.15%) Marketing
14 14 (7.61%) UX Design
15 13 (7.07%) Adobe
16 12 (6.52%) Java
17 11 (5.98%) Social Media
17 11 (5.98%) Mobile App
17 11 (5.98%) OmniGraffle
17 11 (5.98%) Web Application Development
17 11 (5.98%) Security Cleared
17 11 (5.98%) Banking
18 10 (5.43%) HTML5
18 10 (5.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 9 (4.89%) Intranet
19 9 (4.89%) Internet

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.63%) Apache
3 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) WordPress
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 22 (11.96%) Photoshop
2 18 (9.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (5.98%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.54%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) Intranet
1 9 (4.89%) Internet
2 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.09%) WAN
3 2 (1.09%) LTE
4 1 (0.54%) RANAP
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) VoLTE
4 1 (0.54%) 4G
4 1 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.54%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.54%) DSL
4 1 (0.54%) 3G
4 1 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (1.63%) DB2
2 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Big Data
2 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.54%) Xcelsius
3 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (16.85%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.63%) Checkstyle
3 3 (1.63%) JIRA
3 3 (1.63%) Selenium
3 3 (1.63%) Redmine
3 3 (1.63%) JUnit
3 3 (1.63%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.54%) Subversion
5 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 30 (16.30%) Finance
2 20 (10.87%) Publishing
3 15 (8.15%) Marketing
4 11 (5.98%) Banking
5 8 (4.35%) Legal
6 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.72%) Advertising
8 4 (2.17%) Retail
9 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.09%) Electronics
11 1 (0.54%) Billing
11 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.17%) HTML
2 45 (24.46%) CSS
3 10 (5.43%) HTML5
4 8 (4.35%) .NET
5 6 (3.26%) jQuery
6 5 (2.72%) Spring
6 5 (2.72%) Flash
7 4 (2.17%) JSP
7 4 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.63%) Java EE
8 3 (1.63%) JPA
8 3 (1.63%) Web Services
8 3 (1.63%) JavaBeans
8 3 (1.63%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.09%) Middleware
9 2 (1.09%) J2EE
9 2 (1.09%) WPF
10 1 (0.54%) JSON
10 1 (0.54%) WCF
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 87 (47.28%) User Experience
2 11 (5.98%) Social Media
2 11 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.72%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (2.17%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.09%) RIA
6 2 (1.09%) Psychology
6 2 (1.09%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.54%) Photography
7 1 (0.54%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.54%) CMDB
7 1 (0.54%) Open Source
7 1 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.80%) Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Android
4 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.72%) Windows
4 5 (2.72%) Solaris
4 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.17%) UNIX
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 19 (10.33%) Analytics
4 18 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (8.70%) SEO
6 15 (8.15%) Rapid Prototyping
7 14 (7.61%) UX Design
8 11 (5.98%) Web Application Development
9 9 (4.89%) Web Analytics
10 8 (4.35%) Information Architecture
10 8 (4.35%) Project Management
11 7 (3.80%) Validation
11 7 (3.80%) Scrum
12 6 (3.26%) Workflow
12 6 (3.26%) Web Design
13 5 (2.72%) Web Usability
13 5 (2.72%) Product Management
14 4 (2.17%) CRM
14 4 (2.17%) Mentoring
14 4 (2.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.52%) Java
3 8 (4.35%) SQL
4 6 (3.26%) Perl
5 3 (1.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.09%) C#
6 2 (1.09%) C++
7 1 (0.54%) C
7 1 (0.54%) Python
7 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.35%) Degree
3 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.72%) RHCE
5 4 (2.17%) VCP4
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.09%) CCIE
7 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.72%) Samba
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) SCOM
1 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (8.15%) Oracle
2 13 (7.07%) Adobe
3 7 (3.80%) Cisco
4 6 (3.26%) webMethods
5 5 (2.72%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.72%) Sun
6 3 (1.63%) Canoo
7 2 (1.09%) Apple
7 2 (1.09%) Juniper
7 2 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.09%) Vertica
8 1 (0.54%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.54%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.54%) Google
8 1 (0.54%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.54%) iRise
8 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.54%) SAP
8 1 (0.54%) Cognos
8 1 (0.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
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