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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 337 351 346
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 62 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 21
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£419 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £418
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.19%
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +26 16 £519 +48.21% 5
Hammersmith - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 78 (60.47%) User Experience
2 39 (30.23%) HTML
3 36 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (26.36%) CSS
5 29 (22.48%) Finance
5 29 (22.48%) Axure RP
6 23 (17.83%) Usability Testing
7 21 (16.28%) JavaScript
8 18 (13.95%) Photoshop
8 18 (13.95%) Analytics
9 16 (12.40%) Publishing
9 16 (12.40%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (11.63%) SEO
11 13 (10.08%) UX Design
12 12 (9.30%) OmniGraffle
12 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (8.53%) Java
13 11 (8.53%) Adobe
13 11 (8.53%) Marketing
13 11 (8.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 10 (7.75%) HTML5
14 10 (7.75%) Rapid Prototyping
14 10 (7.75%) Banking
15 9 (6.98%) Web Analytics
15 9 (6.98%) QA
15 9 (6.98%) Information Architecture
16 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
16 8 (6.20%) MS Visio
17 7 (5.43%) Intranet
17 7 (5.43%) Internet

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.33%) Apache
1 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.78%) WordPress
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (13.95%) Photoshop
2 16 (12.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (9.30%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (6.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) Intranet
1 7 (5.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) MPLS
2 1 (0.78%) DSL
2 1 (0.78%) LTE
2 1 (0.78%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.33%) DB2
2 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (22.48%) Axure RP
2 11 (8.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.33%) Redmine
3 3 (2.33%) JUnit
3 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.33%) Checkstyle
3 3 (2.33%) JIRA
3 3 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 16 (12.40%) Publishing
3 11 (8.53%) Marketing
4 10 (7.75%) Banking
5 5 (3.88%) Legal
5 5 (3.88%) Advertising
6 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.23%) HTML
2 34 (26.36%) CSS
3 10 (7.75%) HTML5
4 6 (4.65%) .NET
5 5 (3.88%) Spring
6 4 (3.10%) Flash
7 3 (2.33%) JSP
7 3 (2.33%) Web Services
7 3 (2.33%) Java EE
7 3 (2.33%) JavaBeans
7 3 (2.33%) JPA
7 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.55%) J2EE
9 1 (0.78%) XHTML
9 1 (0.78%) XML
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.78%) Middleware
9 1 (0.78%) JSON
9 1 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (60.47%) User Experience
2 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.43%) Social Media
4 5 (3.88%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.55%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.55%) Psychology
6 2 (1.55%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.55%) RIA
6 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.65%) Android
1 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.83%) Usability Testing
3 18 (13.95%) Analytics
4 15 (11.63%) SEO
5 13 (10.08%) UX Design
6 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.75%) Rapid Prototyping
8 9 (6.98%) Information Architecture
8 9 (6.98%) Web Analytics
9 6 (4.65%) Workflow
10 5 (3.88%) Scrum
11 4 (3.10%) Web Design
11 4 (3.10%) Project Management
11 4 (3.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (3.10%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.10%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.10%) Product Management
12 3 (2.33%) User Stories
12 3 (2.33%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.28%) JavaScript
2 11 (8.53%) Java
3 3 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) CCIE
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (8.53%) Adobe
2 6 (4.65%) webMethods
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle
4 3 (2.33%) Canoo
5 2 (1.55%) Apple
5 2 (1.55%) Vertica
6 1 (0.78%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.78%) Quark
6 1 (0.78%) iRise
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.78%) Juniper
6 1 (0.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
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