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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Designer
UK
Rank 508 552 516
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 73 66 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 69
Median daily rate £430 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £438 £463
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 27 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 January 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 +46 71 £425 -6.07% 25
London +5 36 £425 -15.00% 15
South East +22 17 £400 -11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire - 8 - -
Nottinghamshire +15 7 £515 -
East Midlands +13 7 £515 -
Nottingham +9 7 £515 -
City of London -13 7 £413 -17.50% 5
Yorkshire +19 6 £500 +33.33% 4
Milton Keynes - 6 - -
Sheffield - 5 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £500 -
West Midlands +1 3 £518 +19.30%
Birmingham -1 3 £518 +13.73%
East Sussex - 3 £400 -
Brighton - 3 £400 -
South West +8 2 - - 1
Bristol -1 2 - -
Scotland +20 1 - - 2
Berkshire +11 1 £350 -16.41% 2
Kent - 1 £225 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £225 -
Wimbledon - 1 £550 -
Ipswich - 1 £220 -
Suffolk - 1 £220 -
East of England - 1 £220 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 2

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 110 (66.67%) User Experience
2 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (32.73%) HTML
4 45 (27.27%) CSS
5 40 (24.24%) Wireframes
6 36 (21.82%) Prototyping
7 30 (18.18%) Finance
8 28 (16.97%) Photoshop
9 24 (14.55%) E-Commerce
10 22 (13.33%) Mobile App
11 18 (10.91%) Apple iOS
11 18 (10.91%) Degree
11 18 (10.91%) Adobe
11 18 (10.91%) Scrum
11 18 (10.91%) Service Design
12 17 (10.30%) Retail
12 17 (10.30%) OmniGraffle
13 16 (9.70%) Android
13 16 (9.70%) Adobe Illustrator
14 15 (9.09%) JIRA
14 15 (9.09%) Axure RP
15 14 (8.48%) Banking
15 14 (8.48%) JavaScript
16 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
17 11 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (6.06%) Validation
19 9 (5.45%) W3C
19 9 (5.45%) jQuery
19 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared

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 5 (3.03%) CMS
2 3 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.61%) SAS
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (16.97%) Photoshop
2 17 (10.30%) OmniGraffle
3 16 (9.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (5.45%) InVision
5 6 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (3.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.21%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.21%) MS Office
7 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.61%) Pixate
7 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.61%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) Internet
2 2 (1.21%) BGP
2 2 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (1.21%) DMZ
2 2 (1.21%) EIGRP
2 2 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.21%) OSPF
2 2 (1.21%) SAN
2 2 (1.21%) WLAN
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) IPv4
3 1 (0.61%) IPv6
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.21%) Big Data
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.61%) QlikView
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.09%) Axure RP
1 15 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (2.42%) Subversion
3 3 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (18.18%) Finance
2 17 (10.30%) Retail
3 14 (8.48%) Banking
4 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.64%) Marketing
4 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.03%) Electronics
6 3 (1.82%) Publishing
6 3 (1.82%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (32.73%) HTML
2 45 (27.27%) CSS
3 9 (5.45%) jQuery
4 6 (3.64%) HTML5
5 5 (3.03%) CSS3
5 5 (3.03%) Flash
6 4 (2.42%) .NET
7 2 (1.21%) Ajax
7 2 (1.21%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.21%) DHTML
7 2 (1.21%) Spring
7 2 (1.21%) WPF
8 1 (0.61%) Akka
8 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.61%) Framer.js
8 1 (0.61%) J2EE
8 1 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (66.67%) User Experience
2 22 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.45%) W3C
4 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.03%) iPhone
6 4 (2.42%) iPad
6 4 (2.42%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.42%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.82%) Animation
7 3 (1.82%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.82%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.21%) Clustering
8 2 (1.21%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.21%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.21%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.21%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.21%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.91%) Apple iOS
2 16 (9.70%) Android
3 5 (3.03%) Windows
4 2 (1.21%) Linux
4 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.24%) Wireframes
3 36 (21.82%) Prototyping
4 24 (14.55%) E-Commerce
5 18 (10.91%) Scrum
5 18 (10.91%) Service Design
6 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
7 11 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (6.06%) Validation
9 8 (4.85%) Front End Development
10 7 (4.24%) Guerrilla Research
10 7 (4.24%) Usability Testing
11 6 (3.64%) Android Development
11 6 (3.64%) Data Architecture
11 6 (3.64%) Data Mapping
11 6 (3.64%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (3.64%) iOS Development
11 6 (3.64%) Product Management
11 6 (3.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.48%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.64%) SQL
3 3 (1.82%) C#
3 3 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Degree
2 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.21%) CCNP
4 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) QA
2 4 (2.42%) WCAG
3 3 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Firmware
2 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.21%) SCCM
1 2 (1.21%) SCOM
1 2 (1.21%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.21%) Simpana
Vendors
1 18 (10.91%) Adobe
2 8 (4.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.03%) Cisco
4 4 (2.42%) HP
5 3 (1.82%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.82%) Informatica
5 3 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.82%) Talend
6 2 (1.21%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.21%) CommVault
6 2 (1.21%) EMC
6 2 (1.21%) F5
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle
6 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.21%) SAP
6 2 (1.21%) TippingPoint
6 2 (1.21%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.61%) Omniture
7 1 (0.61%) Pega
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