Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 191 189
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.20% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +172.11% -59.17%
10th Percentile £340 £456 £182
90th Percentile £590 £571 £467
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.50 - £16.00

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 4,673 4,775 4,584
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 94.35% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,768 2,758 2,634
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 366 373
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% -6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year -2.23% +1.89% +1.96%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 - 7 £538 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Senior Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Psychology
3 4 (44.44%) Ergonomics
3 4 (44.44%) Human Factors
3 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
3 4 (44.44%) Customer-Centricity
3 4 (44.44%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 3 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Adobe
4 3 (33.33%) Taxonomies
4 3 (33.33%) Ontologies
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
5 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Qualitative Research
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Omniture
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching

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 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (11.11%) InVision
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Animation
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Customer-Centricity
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Ergonomics
2 4 (44.44%) Human Factors
2 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
2 4 (44.44%) Psychology
2 4 (44.44%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Ontologies
3 3 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Qualitative Research
4 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Research
4 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Omniture
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware