The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Designer
Rank 551 494 524
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 72 99 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 37
Average daily rate £450 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £338 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 13 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 65 £450 -0.27% 28
London -32 33 £450 +7.46% 17
City of London +42 10 £494 -17.70% 5
South East +14 10 £500 +33.33% 4
South West +3 9 £431 - 4
Hampshire - 7 £463 -
Scotland -6 6 £525 +16.66% 1
Hook - 5 £450 -
East of England +4 4 £551 -
Bristol - 4 £438 - 3
Glasgow +3 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -3 3 - -
Luton - 3 £588 -
Edinburgh - 3 £525 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £588 -
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £575 -
East Midlands -4 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -5 2 - -
North West -8 2 £250 - 1
Nottingham -12 2 - -
West Midlands -16 2 £434 -13.25%
Milton Keynes - 2 £575 -
Aldershot - 2 £600 -
Cheshire - 2 £250 -
Hertfordshire +8 1 £515 -
Leeds -16 1 £375 -44.44% 1
West Yorkshire -16 1 £375 -44.44% 1
Yorkshire -19 1 £375 -44.44% 2
North East - 1 £535 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £535 -

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 88 (55.35%) User Experience
2 58 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.35%) Finance
3 26 (16.35%) Axure RP
4 25 (15.72%) HTML
5 23 (14.47%) CSS
6 22 (13.84%) Adobe
7 18 (11.32%) Oracle
8 17 (10.69%) .NET
8 17 (10.69%) Photoshop
8 17 (10.69%) Telecoms
8 17 (10.69%) Mobile App
9 16 (10.06%) Information Architecture
9 16 (10.06%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (10.06%) Retail
10 15 (9.43%) C#
10 15 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 15 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (8.81%) JavaScript
11 14 (8.81%) SQL Server
11 14 (8.81%) jQuery
12 13 (8.18%) SQL
12 13 (8.18%) HTML5
12 13 (8.18%) OmniGraffle
13 12 (7.55%) JIRA
14 11 (6.92%) TDD
14 11 (6.92%) Degree
14 11 (6.92%) Microsoft
15 10 (6.29%) CRM
15 10 (6.29%) Java

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (4.40%) Confluence
2 6 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.14%) JBoss
3 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.52%) Apache
4 4 (2.52%) CMS
5 2 (1.26%) WordPress
6 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.63%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 17 (10.69%) Photoshop
2 16 (10.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (8.18%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.89%) InDesign
6 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.26%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.26%) MS Office
8 1 (0.63%) CATIA
8 1 (0.63%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (1.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) LTE
2 4 (2.52%) 2G
2 4 (2.52%) 3G
2 4 (2.52%) 4G
2 4 (2.52%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.89%) HTTP
3 3 (1.89%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.89%) VPN
3 3 (1.89%) WCDMA
4 2 (1.26%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.26%) BGP
4 2 (1.26%) GSM
4 2 (1.26%) HSPA
4 2 (1.26%) Internet
4 2 (1.26%) Intranet
4 2 (1.26%) MPLS
4 2 (1.26%) OSPF
4 2 (1.26%) RSVP
5 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) Big Data
2 4 (2.52%) MySQL
2 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) DB2
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (16.35%) Axure RP
2 12 (7.55%) JIRA
3 9 (5.66%) Selenium
3 9 (5.66%) TeamCity
4 8 (5.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.03%) Jasmine
4 8 (5.03%) NCrunch
4 8 (5.03%) NSubstitute
4 8 (5.03%) NUnit
4 8 (5.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Maven
6 1 (0.63%) MSI
6 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 26 (16.35%) Finance
2 17 (10.69%) Telecoms
3 16 (10.06%) Retail
4 9 (5.66%) Marketing
5 8 (5.03%) Publishing
6 5 (3.14%) Electronics
6 5 (3.14%) Military
7 3 (1.89%) Banking
7 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.72%) HTML
2 23 (14.47%) CSS
3 17 (10.69%) .NET
4 14 (8.81%) jQuery
5 13 (8.18%) HTML5
6 10 (6.29%) CSS3
7 9 (5.66%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.66%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.66%) WCF
8 8 (5.03%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (5.03%) Caliburn.Micro
8 8 (5.03%) Entity Framework
8 8 (5.03%) Kendo UI
8 8 (5.03%) LINQ
8 8 (5.03%) SOAP
8 8 (5.03%) WPF
9 7 (4.40%) REST
10 6 (3.77%) Middleware
11 4 (2.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (55.35%) User Experience
2 17 (10.69%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.77%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.14%) Handset
5 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.89%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.89%) Wiki
6 2 (1.26%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.26%) NGOSS
6 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.26%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.63%) Photography
7 1 (0.63%) RIA
7 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) Social Network
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.66%) Linux
2 6 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.14%) Android
4 4 (2.52%) Windows
5 3 (1.89%) CentOS
5 3 (1.89%) Solaris
5 3 (1.89%) Unix
6 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (10.06%) Information Architecture
3 15 (9.43%) E-Commerce
3 15 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (6.92%) TDD
5 10 (6.29%) CRM
5 10 (6.29%) Usability Testing
6 9 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.66%) SOA
7 8 (5.03%) BDD
7 8 (5.03%) High Availability
7 8 (5.03%) Multithreading
7 8 (5.03%) MVC
7 8 (5.03%) MVVM
7 8 (5.03%) Pair Programming
7 8 (5.03%) Project Management
7 8 (5.03%) SOLID
8 7 (4.40%) Network Design
9 6 (3.77%) Industrial Design
9 6 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.43%) C#
2 14 (8.81%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.18%) SQL
4 10 (6.29%) Java
5 9 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.03%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.52%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.92%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.14%) CCNP
4 5 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.89%) CCIE
5 3 (1.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
1 2 (1.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) Samba
3 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.63%) vSphere
4 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) Puppet
2 2 (1.26%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (13.84%) Adobe
2 18 (11.32%) Oracle
3 11 (6.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.29%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.66%) Cisco
6 5 (3.14%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.14%) Nokia
6 5 (3.14%) Sony
7 3 (1.89%) EMC
7 3 (1.89%) Google
7 3 (1.89%) Informatica
7 3 (1.89%) SAP
7 3 (1.89%) Vertica
7 3 (1.89%) VMware
8 2 (1.26%) Actix
8 2 (1.26%) CA
8 2 (1.26%) HP
8 2 (1.26%) Juniper
8 2 (1.26%) Rally
8 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
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