The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 68 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.66% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £375 £438 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 606 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.27% 95.89% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 308 436
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 81
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Designer
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Senior Designer
East of England

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WAI
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience Design
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SiteCatalyst
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience Design
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe