The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Senior Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Designer
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.083% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.088% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £518 £434 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -13.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £438 £466
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.01%
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 in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2250 2273 1961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.10% 94.51% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1369 1238 1117
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 95 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.95 £29.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Senior Designer in the job title.

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Designer across the West Midlands region.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Designer across the West Midlands region.

Senior Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Designer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham -3 3 £518 +13.73%
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (76.47%) JIRA
3 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
3 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Retail
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) Prototyping
5 4 (23.53%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
7 2 (11.76%) Service Design
7 2 (11.76%) Web Design
8 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
8 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.88%) Case Management

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Prototyping
2 4 (23.53%) Rapid Prototyping
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Service Design
3 2 (11.76%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Case Management
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft