Period
to 21 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £535 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 198 190
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.15% 0.043% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.046% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
East of England median daily rate £535 £420 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.38% +12.75% -30.86%
10th Percentile £360 £410 £249
90th Percentile £605 £430 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.50 - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 3,857 4,372 4,221
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.07% 94.92% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,250 2,499 2,511
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £203 £200 £193
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 289 328
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -17.65% -1.16%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.30 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.07% +1.08% -

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in the East of England

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Designer in the East of England

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Designer in the East of England

Senior Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Designer in the East of England

Senior Designer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £570 - 3
Suffolk - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, Senior Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Omniture
3 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 2 (33.33%) Ontologies
3 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 2 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Psychology
3 2 (33.33%) Ergonomics
3 2 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Research
3 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (16.67%) InVision
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Ergonomics
1 2 (33.33%) Human Factors
1 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Ontologies
1 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 2 (33.33%) Psychology
1 2 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
1 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Research
1 2 (33.33%) Service Design
1 2 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
1 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Omniture
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware