Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Designer
London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 222 282
Rank change year-on-year +13 +60 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 25 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 19
City of London median daily rate £525 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £285 £400 £230
90th Percentile £538 £650 £630
London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6214 6572 10815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.75% 95.25% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4783 5312 8273
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £311 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 80 167
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.87% +1.30% +2.15%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.48 £10.40
90th Percentile £30.06 £35.86 £37.02
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in the City of London

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Designer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Designer in the City of London

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Designer in the City of London

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 City of London region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) Finance
1 16 (64.00%) User Experience
2 15 (60.00%) Prototyping
3 14 (56.00%) Banking
4 13 (52.00%) Wireframes
5 11 (44.00%) Axure RP
6 9 (36.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) HTML
7 8 (32.00%) Workflow
8 6 (24.00%) Motion Graphics
8 6 (24.00%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (24.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
9 5 (20.00%) Typography
10 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (12.00%) Degree
11 3 (12.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 2 (8.00%) Personalization
12 2 (8.00%) Customer Segmentation
12 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
12 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
12 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
12 2 (8.00%) Line Management
12 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
12 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
12 2 (8.00%) Product Management
12 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
12 2 (8.00%) Android

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (4.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.00%) ERwin
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Prototyping
2 13 (52.00%) Wireframes
3 8 (32.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) Typography
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Customer Segmentation
7 2 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (8.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.00%) Personalization
7 2 (8.00%) Product Management
7 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Data Management
8 1 (4.00%) Information Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
1 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (4.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) Embarcadero
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Talend
2 1 (4.00%) Vertica