The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Designer
Rank 593 595 549
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 35 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.037% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.040% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £381 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK.

Lead Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Designer
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England -13 35 £450 +2.85% 12
South East -3 14 £400 -11.11% 3
London -2 11 £422 -0.70% 4
Berkshire - 11 £400 -
South West +3 7 £500 -
Wiltshire - 7 £500 -
Swindon - 6 £500 -
City of London -4 4 £488 - 1
Slough - 3 £475 -
Nottingham - 3 £450 -
Oxford - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 2
Newbury - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire -24 1 £525 - 2
Yorkshire -28 1 £525 - 2
Leeds -29 1 £525 - 2
Reading - 1 £525 -
Ipswich - 1 £525 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £525 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £525 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
North East - 1 £525 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
East of England - 1 £525 -
Suffolk - 1 £525 -

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title.

1 15 (23.44%) User Experience
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 14 (21.88%) HTML
3 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.75%) Data Management
5 11 (17.19%) Degree
6 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 10 (15.63%) Adobe
6 10 (15.63%) Informatica
7 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.06%) Oracle
7 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
8 8 (12.50%) Network Security
8 8 (12.50%) .NET
8 8 (12.50%) SOA
8 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
9 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.94%) ETL
9 7 (10.94%) Data Quality
10 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (9.38%) HTML5
10 6 (9.38%) Release Management
10 6 (9.38%) UNIX
10 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.38%) CSS
10 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
11 5 (7.81%) Banking

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (4.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.13%) InDesign
5 1 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Network Security
2 4 (6.25%) IPsec
2 4 (6.25%) LAN
2 4 (6.25%) PBX
2 4 (6.25%) VoIP
2 4 (6.25%) WAN
2 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.25%) VPN
2 4 (6.25%) IPv4
2 4 (6.25%) IPv6
2 4 (6.25%) MPLS
2 4 (6.25%) OSPF
2 4 (6.25%) BGP
2 4 (6.25%) DPNSS
2 4 (6.25%) QSIG
2 4 (6.25%) H.323
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.25%) Star Schema
3 4 (6.25%) PowerCenter
4 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.13%) OLTP
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Kalido
5 1 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
1 4 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) RSpec
2 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Billing
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Games
5 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.13%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) HTML
2 8 (12.50%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.38%) CSS
3 6 (9.38%) HTML5
4 5 (7.81%) WCF
4 5 (7.81%) WPF
5 4 (6.25%) Flash
6 3 (4.69%) Spring
6 3 (4.69%) REST
7 2 (3.13%) Silverlight
7 2 (3.13%) jQuery
7 2 (3.13%) Middleware
7 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.13%) XML
8 1 (1.56%) XHTML
8 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.25%) IVR
3 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.69%) Video Editing
4 3 (4.69%) Ergonomics
4 3 (4.69%) Human Factors
5 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.13%) FMCG
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.56%) DTV
6 1 (1.56%) Blog
6 1 (1.56%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) UNIX
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) Data Management
3 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.50%) SOA
4 7 (10.94%) ETL
4 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
4 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
5 6 (9.38%) Release Management
5 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.81%) CRM
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.81%) MVVM
6 5 (7.81%) Master Data Management
7 4 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.69%) Project Management
8 3 (4.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) C#
2 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.25%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) CCNP
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Adobe
1 10 (15.63%) Informatica
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix
4 4 (6.25%) Avaya
4 4 (6.25%) Juniper
4 4 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 4 (6.25%) Tandberg
5 3 (4.69%) Teradata
6 2 (3.13%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.56%) ATG
7 1 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Google
7 1 (1.56%) Netezza
7 1 (1.56%) IronPort
7 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Intel
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
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