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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Designer
UK / England
Rank 485 546 504
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 75 65 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 50
Median daily rate £425 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00

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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +27 40 £425 -5.55% 12
South East +25 18 £450 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +7 8 £515 - 1
Yorkshire +23 3 £500 +33.33% 3
West Midlands +11 3 £518 +19.30% 2
South West +2 2 - - 3
East of England +5 1 £220 -60.09% 4
North East -9 1 - -
Senior Designer
UK

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 113 (68.90%) User Experience
2 68 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (32.32%) HTML
4 45 (27.44%) Wireframes
5 43 (26.22%) CSS
6 30 (18.29%) Prototyping
7 29 (17.68%) Finance
8 25 (15.24%) Photoshop
9 23 (14.02%) Retail
10 20 (12.20%) E-Commerce
10 20 (12.20%) Mobile App
11 19 (11.59%) OmniGraffle
11 19 (11.59%) Degree
11 19 (11.59%) Scrum
12 18 (10.98%) Service Design
13 17 (10.37%) JIRA
13 17 (10.37%) Apple iOS
14 16 (9.76%) Axure RP
14 16 (9.76%) Adobe
15 15 (9.15%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (9.15%) Android
16 14 (8.54%) JavaScript
16 14 (8.54%) Banking
17 13 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (7.93%) Adobe Illustrator
17 13 (7.93%) W3C
18 11 (6.71%) Validation
19 10 (6.10%) Web Design
19 10 (6.10%) HTML5
20 9 (5.49%) CSS3

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 4 (2.44%) CMS
1 4 (2.44%) Confluence
1 4 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (15.24%) Photoshop
2 19 (11.59%) OmniGraffle
3 13 (7.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (4.88%) InVision
5 5 (3.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
7 3 (1.83%) MS Office
8 2 (1.22%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.61%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.61%) Pixate
9 1 (0.61%) Simulink
9 1 (0.61%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) BGP
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.61%) DMZ
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.61%) IPv4
3 1 (0.61%) IPv6
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) OSPF
3 1 (0.61%) SMS
3 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.22%) Big Data
3 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) DB2
4 1 (0.61%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) JIRA
2 16 (9.76%) Axure RP
3 7 (4.27%) Subversion
4 2 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.22%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) ERwin
5 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (17.68%) Finance
2 23 (14.02%) Retail
3 14 (8.54%) Banking
4 7 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.66%) Electronics
5 6 (3.66%) Marketing
6 3 (1.83%) Legal
6 3 (1.83%) Publishing
6 3 (1.83%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.32%) HTML
2 43 (26.22%) CSS
3 10 (6.10%) HTML5
4 9 (5.49%) CSS3
4 9 (5.49%) jQuery
5 5 (3.05%) .NET
6 3 (1.83%) Spring
6 3 (1.83%) SVG
7 2 (1.22%) Ajax
7 2 (1.22%) Akka
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.22%) DHTML
7 2 (1.22%) Flash
7 2 (1.22%) Framer.js
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.22%) WPF
8 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.61%) J2EE
8 1 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 113 (68.90%) User Experience
2 20 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.93%) W3C
4 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.66%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.05%) iPhone
6 4 (2.44%) iPad
6 4 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.83%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.22%) Clustering
8 2 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.22%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.22%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.22%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.22%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.61%) FMCG
9 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.37%) Apple iOS
2 15 (9.15%) Android
3 4 (2.44%) Windows
4 2 (1.22%) Linux
4 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.44%) Wireframes
3 30 (18.29%) Prototyping
4 20 (12.20%) E-Commerce
5 19 (11.59%) Scrum
6 18 (10.98%) Service Design
7 15 (9.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.71%) Validation
10 10 (6.10%) Web Design
11 8 (4.88%) Front End Development
11 8 (4.88%) Rapid Prototyping
12 7 (4.27%) Business Development
12 7 (4.27%) Data Architecture
12 7 (4.27%) Data Mapping
12 7 (4.27%) Guerrilla Research
13 6 (3.66%) Android Development
13 6 (3.66%) Data Visualisation
13 6 (3.66%) Exploratory Testing
13 6 (3.66%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.54%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.44%) C#
2 4 (2.44%) Java
3 3 (1.83%) SQL
4 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (11.59%) Degree
2 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.61%) CCNP
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.61%) HNC
5 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) QA
1 7 (4.27%) WCAG
2 3 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) Firmware
2 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.22%) SCCM
1 2 (1.22%) SCOM
1 2 (1.22%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 16 (9.76%) Adobe
2 7 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.44%) Cisco
3 4 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.83%) Cloudera
4 3 (1.83%) HP
4 3 (1.83%) SAP
5 2 (1.22%) CommVault
5 2 (1.22%) EMC
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle
5 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) ClickTale
6 1 (0.61%) F5
6 1 (0.61%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) IBM
6 1 (0.61%) Omniture
6 1 (0.61%) Talend
6 1 (0.61%) TippingPoint
6 1 (0.61%) Vertica
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