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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 340 366 347
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 58 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.13% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 11
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£450 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 15 £425 +3.03% 4
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 80 (68.97%) User Experience
2 39 (33.62%) HTML
3 34 (29.31%) CSS
4 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (27.59%) Axure RP
5 27 (23.28%) Finance
6 24 (20.69%) Usability Testing
7 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 18 (15.52%) Photoshop
9 17 (14.66%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (12.07%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (11.21%) UX Design
11 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (10.34%) Adobe
12 12 (10.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 11 (9.48%) Marketing
14 10 (8.62%) Rapid Prototyping
14 10 (8.62%) Java
15 9 (7.76%) MS Visio
15 9 (7.76%) QA
15 9 (7.76%) HTML5
15 9 (7.76%) Analytics
16 8 (6.90%) Banking
17 7 (6.03%) Intranet
17 7 (6.03%) Degree
17 7 (6.03%) Information Architecture
17 7 (6.03%) Android
17 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS
18 6 (5.17%) Social Media
18 6 (5.17%) .NET

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (2.59%) Apache
1 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) WordPress
2 1 (0.86%) Moodle
2 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.86%) IIS
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Photoshop
2 17 (14.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (12.07%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (7.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.86%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) Intranet
2 1 (0.86%) LTE
2 1 (0.86%) MPLS
2 1 (0.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) DB2
2 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (27.59%) Axure RP
2 12 (10.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (3.45%) JIRA
4 3 (2.59%) Selenium
4 3 (2.59%) Checkstyle
4 3 (2.59%) JUnit
4 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.59%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.59%) Redmine
5 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Marketing
3 8 (6.90%) Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Publishing
5 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
6 3 (2.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.86%) Billing
8 1 (0.86%) Games
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) HTML
2 34 (29.31%) CSS
3 9 (7.76%) HTML5
4 6 (5.17%) .NET
5 4 (3.45%) Flash
5 4 (3.45%) Spring
6 3 (2.59%) Java EE
6 3 (2.59%) JPA
6 3 (2.59%) JSP
6 3 (2.59%) Web Services
6 3 (2.59%) JavaBeans
6 3 (2.59%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.86%) JSON
7 1 (0.86%) WPF
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.86%) Middleware
7 1 (0.86%) J2EE
7 1 (0.86%) XHTML
7 1 (0.86%) CSS3
7 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (68.97%) User Experience
2 6 (5.17%) Social Media
3 5 (4.31%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.59%) Psychology
5 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.72%) RIA
6 2 (1.72%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.72%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.03%) Android
1 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.69%) Usability Testing
3 13 (11.21%) UX Design
3 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (8.62%) Rapid Prototyping
5 9 (7.76%) Analytics
6 7 (6.03%) Information Architecture
7 6 (5.17%) SEO
7 6 (5.17%) Workflow
8 5 (4.31%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.45%) Scrum
9 4 (3.45%) Product Management
10 3 (2.59%) TDD
10 3 (2.59%) Web Design
10 3 (2.59%) Project Management
10 3 (2.59%) User Stories
11 2 (1.72%) Web Application Development
11 2 (1.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (1.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.62%) Java
3 3 (2.59%) SQL
4 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) CCIE
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Adobe
2 6 (5.17%) webMethods
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) Canoo
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.86%) Juniper
5 1 (0.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (0.86%) iRise
5 1 (0.86%) Vertica
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