The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Designer
UK
Rank 515 555 517
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 79 74 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 60
Median daily rate £425 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £364 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Designer in the job title.

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Designer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
England +56 77 £425 -5.55% 36
London +34 42 £425 -5.55% 15
South East +30 18 £450 -10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 9 - -
City of London -3 9 £425 -13.92% 3
Nottingham +16 8 £515 -
Nottinghamshire +12 8 £515 - 1
East Midlands +8 8 £515 - 1
Milton Keynes +9 7 - -
Berkshire +24 4 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +19 3 £500 +33.33% 4
West Midlands +4 3 £518 +19.30% 2
Birmingham +4 3 £518 +13.73% 2
Bracknell - 3 £400 -
Sheffield - 3 £500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £500 - 1
Surrey +16 2 £500 - 1
Bristol +5 2 - - 2
South West +2 2 - - 4
Scotland +24 1 - - 3
Edinburgh +15 1 - - 2
East of England -1 1 £220 -60.09% 4
Tyne and Wear -8 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 1 - -
North East -13 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £550 -
Kent - 1 £225 -
Suffolk - 1 £220 -

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 113 (68.07%) User Experience
2 66 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (30.72%) HTML
4 45 (27.11%) Wireframes
5 41 (24.70%) CSS
6 31 (18.67%) Finance
6 31 (18.67%) Prototyping
7 25 (15.06%) Photoshop
8 23 (13.86%) Retail
9 20 (12.05%) E-Commerce
9 20 (12.05%) Mobile App
10 19 (11.45%) Degree
10 19 (11.45%) Scrum
11 18 (10.84%) OmniGraffle
11 18 (10.84%) Service Design
12 17 (10.24%) Apple iOS
12 17 (10.24%) JIRA
12 17 (10.24%) Adobe
13 15 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (9.04%) Android
13 15 (9.04%) Axure RP
14 14 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (7.83%) Banking
15 13 (7.83%) Adobe Illustrator
15 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
15 13 (7.83%) W3C
16 11 (6.63%) Web Design
16 11 (6.63%) Validation
17 10 (6.02%) HTML5
18 9 (5.42%) CSS3

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (2.41%) CMS
1 4 (2.41%) Confluence
1 4 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (15.06%) Photoshop
2 18 (10.84%) OmniGraffle
3 13 (7.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (4.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (4.22%) InVision
5 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.81%) MS Office
7 2 (1.20%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.60%) Pixate
8 1 (0.60%) Simulink
8 1 (0.60%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) BGP
2 2 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (1.20%) OSPF
2 2 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) DMZ
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.60%) IPv4
3 1 (0.60%) IPv6
3 1 (0.60%) MPLS
3 1 (0.60%) Network Security
3 1 (0.60%) SMS
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) VPLS
3 1 (0.60%) Wireless
3 1 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.41%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.81%) Big Data
2 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.60%) DB2
4 1 (0.60%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.24%) JIRA
2 15 (9.04%) Axure RP
3 7 (4.22%) Subversion
4 2 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.20%) Maven
5 1 (0.60%) ERwin
5 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (18.67%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) Retail
3 13 (7.83%) Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.61%) Electronics
5 6 (3.61%) Marketing
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
6 3 (1.81%) Publishing
6 3 (1.81%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.72%) HTML
2 41 (24.70%) CSS
3 10 (6.02%) HTML5
4 9 (5.42%) CSS3
4 9 (5.42%) jQuery
5 4 (2.41%) .NET
5 4 (2.41%) Spring
6 3 (1.81%) SVG
7 2 (1.20%) Ajax
7 2 (1.20%) Akka
7 2 (1.20%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.20%) DHTML
7 2 (1.20%) Flash
7 2 (1.20%) Framer.js
7 2 (1.20%) J2EE
7 2 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.20%) WPF
8 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 113 (68.07%) User Experience
2 20 (12.05%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.83%) W3C
4 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.01%) iPhone
6 4 (2.41%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.41%) iPad
6 4 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.81%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.20%) Clustering
8 2 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.20%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.20%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.60%) Animation
9 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.24%) Apple iOS
2 15 (9.04%) Android
3 4 (2.41%) Windows
4 2 (1.20%) Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.11%) Wireframes
3 31 (18.67%) Prototyping
4 20 (12.05%) E-Commerce
5 19 (11.45%) Scrum
6 18 (10.84%) Service Design
7 15 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (6.63%) Validation
9 11 (6.63%) Web Design
10 8 (4.82%) Front End Development
10 8 (4.82%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (4.22%) Business Development
11 7 (4.22%) Data Architecture
11 7 (4.22%) Data Mapping
11 7 (4.22%) Guerrilla Research
12 6 (3.61%) Usability Testing
12 6 (3.61%) Visualisation
12 6 (3.61%) Web Accessibility
12 6 (3.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.01%) Java
3 4 (2.41%) C#
4 3 (1.81%) SQL
5 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (11.45%) Degree
2 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.20%) CCNP
4 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.60%) CCIE
5 1 (0.60%) CCNA
5 1 (0.60%) HNC
5 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) QA
1 7 (4.22%) WCAG
2 3 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) Firmware
2 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.20%) SCCM
1 2 (1.20%) SCOM
1 2 (1.20%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.20%) Simpana
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (10.24%) Adobe
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.01%) Cisco
4 4 (2.41%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.81%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.81%) HP
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle
5 3 (1.81%) SAP
6 2 (1.20%) CommVault
6 2 (1.20%) EMC
6 2 (1.20%) F5
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.20%) Vertica
6 2 (1.20%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) ClickTale
7 1 (0.60%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) Omniture
7 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.60%) Talend
7 1 (0.60%) TippingPoint
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