The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Designer
Rank 52 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £515 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £456 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
Senior Designer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
531 623 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.51% 96.74% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 326 327
Average daily rate £380 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 46 46
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Designer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Designer across the Hertfordshire region.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat