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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 477 497 484
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 86 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.094% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.10% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 18
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£475 £400 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £453 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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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
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +37 60 £431 +7.81% 13
Yorkshire -2 9 £675 +145.45% 3
North West - 7 £475 - 4
South East -24 5 £444 +10.87% 6
South West -19 2 - - 7
East Midlands +9 1 £475 -
East of England +7 1 - - 5
West Midlands -2 1 £500 +21.95% 1
Midlands - - - -
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Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 102 (59.30%) User Experience
2 62 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (31.98%) HTML
4 50 (29.07%) CSS
5 40 (23.26%) Axure RP
6 27 (15.70%) Finance
7 25 (14.53%) Photoshop
8 24 (13.95%) Usability Testing
9 22 (12.79%) JavaScript
9 22 (12.79%) Adobe Illustrator
10 21 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (11.63%) UX Design
12 19 (11.05%) Rapid Prototyping
13 17 (9.88%) OmniGraffle
13 17 (9.88%) Adobe
14 14 (8.14%) Marketing
15 12 (6.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 10 (5.81%) Social Media
16 10 (5.81%) Mobile App
16 10 (5.81%) Degree
16 10 (5.81%) Scrum
16 10 (5.81%) Java
17 9 (5.23%) MS Visio
17 9 (5.23%) Intranet
17 9 (5.23%) Publishing
17 9 (5.23%) QA
17 9 (5.23%) Analytics
17 9 (5.23%) HTML5
18 8 (4.65%) Information Architecture
18 8 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.74%) Apache
3 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) Moodle
4 1 (0.58%) WordPress
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (14.53%) Photoshop
2 22 (12.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (9.88%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (5.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.16%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.58%) InDesign
7 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.23%) Intranet
2 2 (1.16%) LTE
2 2 (1.16%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) 3G
3 1 (0.58%) MPLS
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
3 1 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) Network Security
3 1 (0.58%) RANAP
3 1 (0.58%) 4G
3 1 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.58%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.74%) DB2
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (23.26%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (2.91%) JIRA
4 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.74%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.74%) JUnit
4 3 (1.74%) Selenium
4 3 (1.74%) Checkstyle
4 3 (1.74%) Redmine
5 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (15.70%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Marketing
3 9 (5.23%) Publishing
4 8 (4.65%) Banking
5 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.91%) Retail
7 4 (2.33%) Legal
7 4 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.98%) HTML
2 50 (29.07%) CSS
3 9 (5.23%) HTML5
4 7 (4.07%) .NET
5 5 (2.91%) Flash
6 4 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.33%) Spring
7 3 (1.74%) JavaBeans
7 3 (1.74%) JSP
7 3 (1.74%) Web Services
7 3 (1.74%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.74%) JPA
7 3 (1.74%) jQuery
7 3 (1.74%) Java EE
8 2 (1.16%) CSS3
8 2 (1.16%) WPF
9 1 (0.58%) Middleware
9 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.58%) XHTML
9 1 (0.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 102 (59.30%) User Experience
2 10 (5.81%) Social Media
2 10 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.91%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.33%) Open Source
4 4 (2.33%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.74%) Psychology
6 2 (1.16%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.16%) RIA
7 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Photography
7 1 (0.58%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.07%) Apple iOS
1 7 (4.07%) Android
2 4 (2.33%) UNIX
3 2 (1.16%) Linux
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.58%) Windows
4 1 (0.58%) Solaris
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.95%) Usability Testing
3 21 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (11.63%) UX Design
5 19 (11.05%) Rapid Prototyping
6 10 (5.81%) Scrum
7 9 (5.23%) Analytics
8 8 (4.65%) Information Architecture
8 8 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (4.65%) Web Application Development
9 7 (4.07%) Workflow
10 6 (3.49%) Validation
10 6 (3.49%) SEO
11 5 (2.91%) Web Design
12 4 (2.33%) Web Usability
12 4 (2.33%) Product Management
12 4 (2.33%) Project Management
12 4 (2.33%) ETL
13 3 (1.74%) CRM
13 3 (1.74%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.79%) JavaScript
2 10 (5.81%) Java
3 7 (4.07%) SQL
4 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.16%) Perl
5 2 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.58%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (5.81%) Degree
2 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) CCIE
3 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Samba
Vendors
1 17 (9.88%) Adobe
2 8 (4.65%) Oracle
3 6 (3.49%) webMethods
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.74%) Cisco
5 3 (1.74%) Canoo
6 2 (1.16%) Juniper
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.58%) Sun
7 1 (0.58%) McAfee
7 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.58%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.58%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.58%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.58%) iRise
7 1 (0.58%) Vertica
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