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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Designer
Rank 385 387 367
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 51 45 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 56
Median daily rate £475 £466 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +13.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £391 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £449
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.77 -
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
20547 21624 22839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.17% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 15330 16456
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 343 446
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -15 7 £425 -15.00% 4
Hammersmith - 1 £288 -
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 82 (75.93%) User Experience
2 39 (36.11%) HTML
3 36 (33.33%) CSS
4 35 (32.41%) Wireframes
5 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (25.00%) Prototyping
7 23 (21.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 23 (21.30%) Photoshop
7 23 (21.30%) Finance
8 22 (20.37%) Axure RP
9 20 (18.52%) Adobe
10 19 (17.59%) OmniGraffle
11 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
11 15 (13.89%) Degree
12 12 (11.11%) Apple iOS
13 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.19%) Mobile App
14 10 (9.26%) InVision
14 10 (9.26%) Product Management
14 10 (9.26%) Android
14 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
15 9 (8.33%) Flash
15 9 (8.33%) Retail
15 9 (8.33%) HTML5
15 9 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (7.41%) Information Architecture
16 8 (7.41%) jQuery
16 8 (7.41%) Marketing
16 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
16 8 (7.41%) W3C

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 (0.93%) SAS
1 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Adobe Illustrator
1 23 (21.30%) Photoshop
2 19 (17.59%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (9.26%) InVision
4 6 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.63%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (4.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (3.70%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.85%) InDesign
8 1 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.93%) GIMP
8 1 (0.93%) MS Office
8 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.93%) Pixate
8 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) Internet
1 2 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.93%) BGP
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) IPsec
2 1 (0.93%) MPLS
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) OSPF
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) QlikView
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.70%) Subversion
3 3 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Retail
3 8 (7.41%) Marketing
3 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.48%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Publishing
6 2 (1.85%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.11%) HTML
2 36 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (8.33%) Flash
3 9 (8.33%) HTML5
4 8 (7.41%) jQuery
5 6 (5.56%) CSS3
6 5 (4.63%) Ajax
7 4 (3.70%) Apache Flex
7 4 (3.70%) DHTML
8 2 (1.85%) WPF
9 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.93%) Framer.js
9 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.93%) Web Services
9 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (75.93%) User Experience
2 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.41%) W3C
4 5 (4.63%) Motion Graphics
4 5 (4.63%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (3.70%) Interactive TV
5 4 (3.70%) Photography
6 3 (2.78%) Animation
6 3 (2.78%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.78%) Social Media
6 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.85%) Clustering
7 2 (1.85%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.85%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 10 (9.26%) Android
3 5 (4.63%) Windows
4 2 (1.85%) Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) Wireframes
2 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
4 10 (9.26%) Product Management
5 9 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (7.41%) Information Architecture
7 7 (6.48%) Guerrilla Research
7 7 (6.48%) Service Design
7 7 (6.48%) Usability Testing
8 6 (5.56%) Data Architecture
8 6 (5.56%) Data Mapping
8 6 (5.56%) Use Case
9 5 (4.63%) Scrum
9 5 (4.63%) Validation
10 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.70%) Front End Development
10 4 (3.70%) Iconography
10 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.70%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.63%) SQL
3 3 (2.78%) VBA
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) WCAG
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.85%) SCCM
1 2 (1.85%) SCOM
1 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.85%) Simpana
2 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Adobe
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) Cisco
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) BT
4 2 (1.85%) CommVault
4 2 (1.85%) EMC
4 2 (1.85%) HP
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.85%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.93%) F5
5 1 (0.93%) Juniper
5 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.93%) Pega
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