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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 505 507 516
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 78 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 41
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£425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +18 46 £425 +3.65% 18
South East +9 13 £450 +48.76% 3
South West - 6 £450 - 4
Yorkshire - 5 £275 -
North East - 4 £318 -
East of England -30 2 £155 -61.25% 2
East Midlands - 1 £250 - 1
North West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
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Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (25.17%) HTML
2 36 (24.49%) Photoshop
3 35 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (21.09%) CSS
4 31 (21.09%) Adobe
5 30 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (19.05%) Axure RP
7 24 (16.33%) OmniGraffle
8 21 (14.29%) Degree
9 20 (13.61%) User Experience Design
10 19 (12.93%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (12.93%) Finance
11 18 (12.24%) Mobile App
12 17 (11.56%) Android
13 16 (10.88%) Banking
14 15 (10.20%) Scrum
14 15 (10.20%) HTML5
14 15 (10.20%) Apple iOS
15 13 (8.84%) CSS3
15 13 (8.84%) Windows
16 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (6.80%) Oracle
17 10 (6.80%) Information Architecture
17 10 (6.80%) Rapid Prototyping
18 9 (6.12%) Marketing
18 9 (6.12%) Games
18 9 (6.12%) Retail
18 9 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
19 8 (5.44%) Fireworks
20 7 (4.76%) Flash

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.40%) Confluence
3 2 (1.36%) Moodle
4 1 (0.68%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (24.49%) Photoshop
2 35 (23.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (16.33%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (5.44%) Fireworks
5 5 (3.40%) InDesign
6 4 (2.72%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.68%) MS Office
7 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Summit
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) Internet
2 5 (3.40%) SSL
2 5 (3.40%) X.509
2 5 (3.40%) LDAP
3 3 (2.04%) X.400
3 3 (2.04%) X.500
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.68%) SMTP
4 1 (0.68%) FTP
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.68%) OLAP
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (19.05%) Axure RP
2 7 (4.76%) JIRA
3 6 (4.08%) Subversion
4 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 19 (12.93%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Banking
3 9 (6.12%) Marketing
3 9 (6.12%) Games
3 9 (6.12%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Advertising
5 4 (2.72%) Publishing
6 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.36%) Military
7 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.68%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.17%) HTML
2 31 (21.09%) CSS
3 15 (10.20%) HTML5
4 13 (8.84%) CSS3
5 7 (4.76%) Flash
6 5 (3.40%) Spring
6 5 (3.40%) WSDL
6 5 (3.40%) SAML
6 5 (3.40%) Web Services
6 5 (3.40%) JAX-WS
7 2 (1.36%) jQuery
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.36%) Sass
7 2 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.68%) EDI
8 1 (0.68%) .NET
8 1 (0.68%) J2EE
8 1 (0.68%) XML
8 1 (0.68%) JSP
8 1 (0.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.08%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.40%) Graphic Design
3 5 (3.40%) iPhone
3 5 (3.40%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.72%) Open Source
4 4 (2.72%) FMCG
4 4 (2.72%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.36%) RIA
5 2 (1.36%) Photography
5 2 (1.36%) Biology
5 2 (1.36%) Biotechnology
5 2 (1.36%) Psychology
5 2 (1.36%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.36%) Social Media
5 2 (1.36%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.68%) IPTV
6 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.56%) Android
2 15 (10.20%) Apple iOS
3 13 (8.84%) Windows
4 9 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.61%) User Experience Design
3 19 (12.93%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (10.20%) Scrum
5 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.80%) Information Architecture
6 10 (6.80%) Rapid Prototyping
7 6 (4.08%) Time Management
7 6 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.08%) Web Design
8 5 (3.40%) Validation
8 5 (3.40%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.40%) Analytics
8 5 (3.40%) Usability Testing
8 5 (3.40%) Business Development
9 4 (2.72%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (2.72%) Content Management
9 4 (2.72%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.72%) Industrial Design
10 3 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.40%) Java
2 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) C
3 1 (0.68%) C#
3 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (21.09%) Adobe
2 10 (6.80%) Oracle
3 6 (4.08%) Google
4 4 (2.72%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.36%) Trillium
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.36%) Nokia
5 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) ATG
6 1 (0.68%) Siebel
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Clearswift
6 1 (0.68%) Intel
6 1 (0.68%) Informatica
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