The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 258 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 17 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £295 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £638 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Designer across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Senior Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Senior Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Hampshire +8 11 £375 -28.57% 1
East Sussex +4 2 - -
Berkshire -4 2 £506 - 2
Surrey -2 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (61.76%) Adobe
2 18 (52.94%) Marketing
3 16 (47.06%) User Experience
4 14 (41.18%) CSS
4 14 (41.18%) HTML
5 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (35.29%) Graphic Design
6 11 (32.35%) Sass
7 10 (29.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (26.47%) Web Design
8 9 (26.47%) Photoshop
8 9 (26.47%) Flash
8 9 (26.47%) XHTML
8 9 (26.47%) Macromedia
9 8 (23.53%) OpenUP
10 7 (20.59%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (20.59%) W3C
11 6 (17.65%) Games
12 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (11.76%) Degree
13 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (8.82%) Game Development
13 3 (8.82%) ZBrush
13 3 (8.82%) Photography
13 3 (8.82%) Video Editing
13 3 (8.82%) Maya
13 3 (8.82%) Workflow
13 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (29.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (26.47%) Photoshop
4 3 (8.82%) Maya
4 3 (8.82%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (8.82%) ZBrush
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (52.94%) Marketing
2 6 (17.65%) Games
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
1 14 (41.18%) CSS
2 11 (32.35%) Sass
3 9 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (26.47%) Flash
3 9 (26.47%) XHTML
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) User Experience
2 12 (35.29%) Graphic Design
3 7 (20.59%) W3C
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Photography
4 3 (8.82%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Web Design
2 8 (23.53%) OpenUP
3 7 (20.59%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.82%) Game Development
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) SEO
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
7 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Adobe
2 9 (26.47%) Macromedia