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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Designer
Rank 122 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 22 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 0
Median daily rate £400 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £26.77 -
% change year-on-year
-40.23% -
Senior Designer
England

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
3083 2350 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.12% 94.23% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1841 1358 1217
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 148 168
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.12 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.20 £32.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Designer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Senior Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry - 21 £400 -
Birmingham -10 1 £545 +59.70%
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 26 (78.79%) User Experience
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (63.64%) Photoshop
3 21 (63.64%) JIRA
4 20 (60.61%) E-Commerce
5 14 (42.42%) Retail
6 13 (39.39%) Scrum
7 12 (36.36%) HTML
8 11 (33.33%) CSS
9 4 (12.12%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (12.12%) Axure RP
9 4 (12.12%) Wireframes
9 4 (12.12%) Prototyping
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) Adobe
9 4 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (12.12%) InDesign
10 3 (9.09%) Competitor Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Marketing
10 3 (9.09%) Web Development
10 3 (9.09%) Android
10 3 (9.09%) B2C
10 3 (9.09%) Finance
10 3 (9.09%) MS Office
10 3 (9.09%) XML
10 3 (9.09%) Windows
10 3 (9.09%) Flash
10 3 (9.09%) MS Excel

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Photoshop
2 4 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (12.12%) InDesign
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.12%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (42.42%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) Flash
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (78.79%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) E-Commerce
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Prototyping
4 4 (12.12%) Wireframes
5 3 (9.09%) B2C
5 3 (9.09%) Competitor Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (9.09%) UX Design
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.03%) Service Design
7 1 (3.03%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Adobe
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft