The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 497 513 517
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 83 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 46
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +7 77 £400 - 23
London +10 53 £400 -2.43% 11
City of London +36 17 £356 -28.75% 3
South East +1 10 £450 +38.46% 4
South West - 5 £450 - 4
Scotland - 5 £405 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Leeds - 4 £275 -
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Hampshire -16 3 £450 +38.46% 1
East of England -20 3 £271 -32.18% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £405 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £350 -
East Midlands +2 1 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 1 £155 -60.00% 2
Leicestershire - 1 £250 -
Southampton - 1 £600 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 41 (24.85%) HTML
2 38 (23.03%) Adobe
3 35 (21.21%) CSS
4 33 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 31 (18.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 31 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (18.18%) Axure RP
7 22 (13.33%) Android
7 22 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
8 21 (12.73%) Mobile App
8 21 (12.73%) Scrum
9 20 (12.12%) Finance
9 20 (12.12%) Degree
9 20 (12.12%) HTML5
9 20 (12.12%) Apple iOS
10 19 (11.52%) User Experience Design
11 18 (10.91%) CSS3
12 17 (10.30%) Banking
13 16 (9.70%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (9.09%) Windows
15 14 (8.48%) Retail
16 13 (7.88%) Java
16 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (7.27%) Oracle
17 12 (7.27%) Analytics
17 12 (7.27%) Information Architecture
18 11 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
19 10 (6.06%) Visualisation
19 10 (6.06%) Web Design
19 10 (6.06%) Marketing

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (4.24%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.03%) Confluence
3 3 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.21%) SAS
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.61%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.61%) Moodle
5 1 (0.61%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 31 (18.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (4.85%) Fireworks
5 5 (3.03%) InDesign
6 4 (2.42%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.61%) MS Office
8 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.61%) Summit
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) Internet
2 5 (3.03%) SSL
2 5 (3.03%) LDAP
2 5 (3.03%) X.509
3 3 (1.82%) X.400
3 3 (1.82%) X.500
4 2 (1.21%) VoIP
4 2 (1.21%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) 2G
5 1 (0.61%) LTE
5 1 (0.61%) SMTP
5 1 (0.61%) FTP
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.21%) MySQL
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.21%) OLAP
3 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (18.18%) Axure RP
2 6 (3.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (3.64%) Subversion
3 5 (3.03%) JIRA
3 5 (3.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.61%) JUnit
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (12.12%) Finance
2 17 (10.30%) Banking
3 14 (8.48%) Retail
4 10 (6.06%) Marketing
5 9 (5.45%) Games
6 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.64%) Advertising
8 5 (3.03%) Automotive
9 4 (2.42%) Publishing
10 2 (1.21%) Military
10 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.21%) Billing
10 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.21%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.61%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.61%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.61%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.85%) HTML
2 35 (21.21%) CSS
3 20 (12.12%) HTML5
4 18 (10.91%) CSS3
5 9 (5.45%) Web Services
6 7 (4.24%) Flash
7 6 (3.64%) Spring
8 5 (3.03%) WSDL
8 5 (3.03%) SAML
8 5 (3.03%) .NET
8 5 (3.03%) JAX-WS
9 4 (2.42%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.42%) jQuery
9 4 (2.42%) JSF
10 3 (1.82%) Ajax
10 3 (1.82%) JPA
10 3 (1.82%) Apache CXF
11 2 (1.21%) REST
11 2 (1.21%) Sass
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.64%) iPhone
3 6 (3.64%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.64%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.42%) Online Banking
4 4 (2.42%) FMCG
5 3 (1.82%) Social Media
5 3 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.82%) Photography
6 2 (1.21%) Biology
6 2 (1.21%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.21%) RIA
6 2 (1.21%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Blog
7 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.33%) Android
2 20 (12.12%) Apple iOS
3 15 (9.09%) Windows
4 9 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (1.82%) Linux
6 2 (1.21%) UNIX
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (12.73%) Scrum
3 19 (11.52%) User Experience Design
4 16 (9.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.27%) Information Architecture
6 12 (7.27%) Analytics
7 11 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
8 10 (6.06%) Web Design
9 9 (5.45%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.64%) UML
10 6 (3.64%) OO
10 6 (3.64%) Time Management
11 5 (3.03%) Business Development
11 5 (3.03%) Use Case
11 5 (3.03%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.03%) Validation
11 5 (3.03%) Industrial Design
11 5 (3.03%) Web Analytics
12 4 (2.42%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.88%) Java
2 6 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.03%) SQL
4 4 (2.42%) C#
5 3 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) Jython
6 1 (0.61%) Groovy
6 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.61%) C
6 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (12.12%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.61%) WCAG
2 1 (0.61%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (23.03%) Adobe
2 12 (7.27%) Oracle
3 6 (3.64%) JBoss
3 6 (3.64%) Google
4 5 (3.03%) Appcelerator
5 4 (2.42%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.21%) Nokia
6 2 (1.21%) Trillium
6 2 (1.21%) Cisco
6 2 (1.21%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.61%) Intel
7 1 (0.61%) Informatica
7 1 (0.61%) Siebel
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.61%) ATG
7 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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