The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£328 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Designer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1511 1211 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.33% 95.50% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 679 526
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 82
Average hourly rate £13.88 £15.25 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.98% -0.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Designer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Designer across the Manchester region.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Designer across the Manchester region.

Senior Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (75.00%) User Experience
2 6 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
5 2 (16.67%) Product Management
5 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Hyperion
5 2 (16.67%) DRM
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) JPA
6 1 (8.33%) Drools
6 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) JUnit
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) CSS

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Hyperion Planning
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) JPA
1 1 (8.33%) Drools
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) User Experience
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) DRM
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle