The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 372 361 374
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 41 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 24
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £318 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £535 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Designer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21610 21787 22472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.18% 92.83% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15114 14878 15294
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 401 469
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Designer across the London region.

Senior Designer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Designer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
City of London -14 14 £338 -9.93% 7
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 40 (39.60%) User Experience
2 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.86%) Analytics
4 13 (12.87%) Mobile App
5 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.88%) Adobe
5 12 (11.88%) Publishing
6 11 (10.89%) Photoshop
7 10 (9.90%) CSS
7 10 (9.90%) HTML
7 10 (9.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (9.90%) Information Architecture
8 9 (8.91%) Web Analytics
8 9 (8.91%) SEO
9 8 (7.92%) Finance
9 8 (7.92%) Banking
10 7 (6.93%) Marketing
10 7 (6.93%) Advertising
10 7 (6.93%) Internet
10 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
10 7 (6.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (5.94%) Electronics
11 6 (5.94%) Axure RP
12 5 (4.95%) Visualisation
12 5 (4.95%) Degree
12 5 (4.95%) Retail
12 5 (4.95%) Web Design
12 5 (4.95%) Industrial Design
12 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (0.99%) CMS
1 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Photoshop
2 10 (9.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.96%) 3ds Max
5 3 (2.97%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.97%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.97%) InDesign
6 2 (1.98%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.99%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Cordys
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) OSPF
2 1 (0.99%) BGP
2 1 (0.99%) DSL
2 1 (0.99%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.99%) IGRP
2 1 (0.99%) Wireless
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.99%) LAN
2 1 (0.99%) WAN
2 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.98%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (1.98%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (1.98%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.99%) Big Data
2 1 (0.99%) Hazelcast
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.98%) GCC
2 2 (1.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.99%) Toad
General
1 12 (11.88%) Publishing
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
2 8 (7.92%) Finance
3 7 (6.93%) Advertising
3 7 (6.93%) Marketing
4 6 (5.94%) Electronics
5 5 (4.95%) Retail
6 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.96%) Legal
7 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.98%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.98%) Automotive
9 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.99%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.99%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) CSS
1 10 (9.90%) HTML
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) HTML5
2 2 (1.98%) Web Services
2 2 (1.98%) Middleware
2 2 (1.98%) Spring
3 1 (0.99%) Dojo
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.99%) XML
3 1 (0.99%) Flash
3 1 (0.99%) CSS3
3 1 (0.99%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (39.60%) User Experience
2 13 (12.87%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.95%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.96%) Handset
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.97%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.98%) Animation
6 2 (1.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.99%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.99%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.99%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.99%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Android
1 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.99%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.86%) Analytics
3 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
4 10 (9.90%) Information Architecture
5 9 (8.91%) SEO
5 9 (8.91%) Web Analytics
6 7 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (4.95%) Industrial Design
7 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.95%) Web Design
8 4 (3.96%) Usability Testing
8 4 (3.96%) UX Design
8 4 (3.96%) Product Management
9 3 (2.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.97%) Content Management
10 2 (1.98%) Software Engineering
10 2 (1.98%) Time Management
10 2 (1.98%) Data Management
10 2 (1.98%) Scrum
10 2 (1.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.96%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.98%) C#
3 2 (1.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) CCIE
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Adobe
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle
3 4 (3.96%) Nokia
3 4 (3.96%) Sony
4 3 (2.97%) IBM
5 2 (1.98%) Cognos
5 2 (1.98%) Apple
6 1 (0.99%) Quark
6 1 (0.99%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.99%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) Google
6 1 (0.99%) Pega
6 1 (0.99%) Facebook
6 1 (0.99%) Twitter
6 1 (0.99%) Vertica
6 1 (0.99%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.99%) Green Hat
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