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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 340 375 378
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 63 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.18% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.19% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 5
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£419 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £511 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 +5 11 £394 -7.35% 2
Sidcup - - - -
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 84 (68.85%) User Experience
2 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (30.33%) HTML
4 32 (26.23%) CSS
5 31 (25.41%) Axure RP
6 24 (19.67%) Finance
7 21 (17.21%) UX Design
8 19 (15.57%) Photoshop
9 18 (14.75%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (13.11%) Usability Testing
11 15 (12.30%) Rapid Prototyping
11 15 (12.30%) Adobe
12 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (10.66%) OmniGraffle
14 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
14 11 (9.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 10 (8.20%) Java
16 9 (7.38%) Marketing
16 9 (7.38%) Publishing
17 8 (6.56%) Android
17 8 (6.56%) QA
18 7 (5.74%) Banking
18 7 (5.74%) Social Media
18 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
19 6 (4.92%) Information Architecture
19 6 (4.92%) Mobile App
19 6 (4.92%) Retail
19 6 (4.92%) Degree
19 6 (4.92%) .NET
19 6 (4.92%) webMethods

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.46%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.82%) WordPress
2 1 (0.82%) Moodle
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) Photoshop
2 18 (14.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (10.66%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.64%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.82%) InDesign
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Summit
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) MPLS
2 1 (0.82%) LTE
2 1 (0.82%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) DB2
2 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (25.41%) Axure RP
2 11 (9.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (3.28%) JIRA
4 3 (2.46%) Selenium
4 3 (2.46%) Redmine
4 3 (2.46%) JUnit
4 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.46%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.46%) Checkstyle
5 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Publishing
2 9 (7.38%) Marketing
3 7 (5.74%) Banking
4 6 (4.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.33%) HTML
2 32 (26.23%) CSS
3 6 (4.92%) .NET
4 4 (3.28%) Flash
4 4 (3.28%) Spring
5 3 (2.46%) Java EE
5 3 (2.46%) HTML5
5 3 (2.46%) JavaBeans
5 3 (2.46%) JSP
5 3 (2.46%) Web Services
5 3 (2.46%) JPA
5 3 (2.46%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.82%) J2EE
7 1 (0.82%) Middleware
7 1 (0.82%) XHTML
7 1 (0.82%) CSS3
7 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 84 (68.85%) User Experience
2 7 (5.74%) Social Media
3 6 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.10%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.64%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.64%) Psychology
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) Blog
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.82%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Android
2 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.64%) UNIX
3 2 (1.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.21%) UX Design
3 16 (13.11%) Usability Testing
4 15 (12.30%) Rapid Prototyping
5 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (4.92%) Workflow
6 6 (4.92%) Information Architecture
7 5 (4.10%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (4.10%) SEO
7 5 (4.10%) Scrum
8 4 (3.28%) Analytics
9 3 (2.46%) User Stories
9 3 (2.46%) Web Application Development
9 3 (2.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (2.46%) Web Design
9 3 (2.46%) TDD
10 2 (1.64%) Business Development
10 2 (1.64%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.64%) Product Management
11 1 (0.82%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.20%) Java
3 3 (2.46%) SQL
4 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) CCIE
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Adobe
2 6 (4.92%) webMethods
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle
4 3 (2.46%) Canoo
5 1 (0.82%) iRise
5 1 (0.82%) Vertica
5 1 (0.82%) Siebel
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.82%) Juniper
5 1 (0.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (0.82%) Nokia
5 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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