The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Designer
Rank 387 375 388
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 58 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 32
Median daily rate £441 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £245 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -
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
21829 22482 22758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15488 15779 15445
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 332 431
Median hourly rate £17.95 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Designer in the job title.

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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 8 £450 +28.57% 1
Teddington - 3 £413 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Senior Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 101 (80.16%) User Experience
2 41 (32.54%) Wireframes
2 41 (32.54%) HTML
3 39 (30.95%) CSS
4 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (23.02%) Photoshop
5 29 (23.02%) Prototyping
6 26 (20.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 25 (19.84%) Adobe
8 24 (19.05%) Finance
9 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
10 21 (16.67%) Axure RP
11 20 (15.87%) OmniGraffle
12 18 (14.29%) InVision
13 14 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 14 (11.11%) Retail
14 13 (10.32%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (10.32%) Mobile App
14 13 (10.32%) jQuery
15 12 (9.52%) HTML5
15 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (7.94%) Usability Testing
16 10 (7.94%) Apple iOS
17 9 (7.14%) Front End Development
17 9 (7.14%) Degree
17 9 (7.14%) Scrum
18 8 (6.35%) Banking
18 8 (6.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 8 (6.35%) Typography
18 8 (6.35%) Information Architecture

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (23.02%) Photoshop
2 26 (20.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (15.87%) OmniGraffle
4 18 (14.29%) InVision
5 8 (6.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (4.76%) MS Visio
7 5 (3.97%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (2.38%) GIMP
8 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (1.59%) Fireworks
9 2 (1.59%) InDesign
10 1 (0.79%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.79%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.79%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (3.17%) Network Security
2 3 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (2.38%) Internet
3 2 (1.59%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (1.59%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) BGP
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) IPsec
4 1 (0.79%) MPLS
4 1 (0.79%) OSPF
4 1 (0.79%) SSL
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) QlikView
2 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.97%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.38%) JIRA
4 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 24 (19.05%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (6.35%) Banking
4 7 (5.56%) Marketing
5 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.17%) Games
7 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.54%) HTML
2 39 (30.95%) CSS
3 13 (10.32%) jQuery
4 12 (9.52%) HTML5
5 7 (5.56%) Flash
6 6 (4.76%) CSS3
7 4 (3.17%) Ajax
7 4 (3.17%) Web Services
8 2 (1.59%) .NET
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.59%) DHTML
8 2 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.79%) CreateJS
9 1 (0.79%) Mason
9 1 (0.79%) XHTML
9 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (80.16%) User Experience
2 13 (10.32%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.76%) Animation
6 5 (3.97%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.97%) Motion Graphics
6 5 (3.97%) Photography
7 4 (3.17%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.17%) Interactive TV
8 3 (2.38%) Social Media
8 3 (2.38%) W3C
9 2 (1.59%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.59%) Equities
9 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.59%) IVR
9 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.35%) Android
3 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) Wireframes
2 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.02%) Prototyping
4 14 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 13 (10.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (7.94%) Usability Testing
7 9 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 9 (7.14%) Scrum
8 8 (6.35%) Information Architecture
8 8 (6.35%) Typography
9 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.76%) Product Management
9 6 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (4.76%) Service Design
9 6 (4.76%) Web Application Development
10 5 (3.97%) Project Management
10 5 (3.97%) UX Design
10 5 (3.97%) Web Usability
11 4 (3.17%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.17%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.38%) SQL
2 3 (2.38%) VBA
3 2 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) CCIE
2 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.17%) QA
3 2 (1.59%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (19.84%) Adobe
2 4 (3.17%) Cisco
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle
2 4 (3.17%) Palo Alto
3 2 (1.59%) Aruba
3 2 (1.59%) BT
4 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.79%) DoubleClick
4 1 (0.79%) F5
4 1 (0.79%) Google
4 1 (0.79%) Juniper
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.79%) Pega
4 1 (0.79%) Siebel
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