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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 359 373 395
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 56 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.18% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £532 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £440 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.93% +13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
22807 23225 22545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.09% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16133 16016 15014
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 401 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.16 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 +15 11 £358 -13.33% 5
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Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 77 (70.64%) User Experience
2 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.77%) HTML
4 24 (22.02%) CSS
5 20 (18.35%) Axure RP
6 18 (16.51%) UX Design
7 17 (15.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (15.60%) Mobile App
7 17 (15.60%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (14.68%) Photoshop
8 16 (14.68%) Adobe
9 15 (13.76%) Finance
10 14 (12.84%) Android
11 13 (11.93%) Degree
11 13 (11.93%) Apple iOS
12 12 (11.01%) Rapid Prototyping
13 10 (9.17%) Marketing
13 10 (9.17%) Banking
14 9 (8.26%) Publishing
14 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.26%) Information Architecture
14 9 (8.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 7 (6.42%) Social Media
15 7 (6.42%) Windows
15 7 (6.42%) Java
15 7 (6.42%) Retail
16 6 (5.50%) Usability Testing
16 6 (5.50%) Responsive Web Design
17 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (4.59%) Visualisation

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (2.75%) Apache
2 2 (1.83%) Moodle
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 17 (15.60%) OmniGraffle
2 16 (14.68%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.67%) InDesign
3 4 (3.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.75%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.83%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Summit
2 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) MPLS
2 1 (0.92%) X.400
2 1 (0.92%) X.500
2 1 (0.92%) LTE
2 1 (0.92%) 4G
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (18.35%) Axure RP
2 9 (8.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (3.67%) JIRA
4 3 (2.75%) Selenium
4 3 (2.75%) JUnit
4 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.75%) Checkstyle
4 3 (2.75%) Redmine
5 1 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (13.76%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Banking
2 10 (9.17%) Marketing
3 9 (8.26%) Publishing
4 7 (6.42%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Games
6 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Military
8 1 (0.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.92%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.77%) HTML
2 24 (22.02%) CSS
3 4 (3.67%) JSP
3 4 (3.67%) .NET
4 3 (2.75%) JavaBeans
4 3 (2.75%) Web Services
4 3 (2.75%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.75%) Spring
4 3 (2.75%) Java EE
4 3 (2.75%) JPA
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.83%) HTML5
5 2 (1.83%) CSS3
6 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.92%) JSON
6 1 (0.92%) WPF
6 1 (0.92%) XHTML
6 1 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (70.64%) User Experience
2 17 (15.60%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.42%) Social Media
4 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.75%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.83%) iPhone
6 2 (1.83%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.83%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.83%) Psychology
6 2 (1.83%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Blog
7 1 (0.92%) Online Games
7 1 (0.92%) FMCG
7 1 (0.92%) VHDL
7 1 (0.92%) Verilog
7 1 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.84%) Android
2 13 (11.93%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.42%) Windows
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.51%) UX Design
3 12 (11.01%) Rapid Prototyping
4 9 (8.26%) Information Architecture
4 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.50%) Usability Testing
5 6 (5.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (3.67%) Business Development
6 4 (3.67%) Analytics
6 4 (3.67%) Scrum
6 4 (3.67%) Web Design
7 3 (2.75%) TDD
7 3 (2.75%) SEO
7 3 (2.75%) Workflow
7 3 (2.75%) User Stories
7 3 (2.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (2.75%) Web Application Development
8 2 (1.83%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (1.83%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (1.83%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) Java
2 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.75%) SQL
4 1 (0.92%) C
4 1 (0.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) CCIE
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Adobe
2 4 (3.67%) webMethods
3 3 (2.75%) Google
3 3 (2.75%) Canoo
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle
4 2 (1.83%) Nokia
5 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.92%) Siebel
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco
5 1 (0.92%) Intel
5 1 (0.92%) Juniper
5 1 (0.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
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