The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 489 537 520
Rank change year-on-year +48 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 88 89 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 52
Median daily rate £400 £450 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +10.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £630 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £459 £413
% change year-on-year -12.80% +11.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39575 47323 46031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25800 31094 28258
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1459 1862
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in England

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Designer in England

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Designer in England

Senior Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Designer in England

Senior Designer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
London +29 50 £425 -5.55% 8
South East +22 19 £450 -2.70% 3
North West +32 4 £350 +40.00% 1
South West -7 4 £400 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £456 - 2
East Midlands -4 3 - -
East of England -10 3 £220 -60.88% 1
North East -7 1 - -
Senior Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 106 (66.25%) User Experience
2 52 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (29.38%) Wireframes
4 43 (26.88%) HTML
5 35 (21.88%) CSS
6 32 (20.00%) Finance
7 23 (14.38%) Retail
8 22 (13.75%) Prototyping
9 21 (13.13%) Photoshop
10 19 (11.88%) Apple iOS
10 19 (11.88%) Mobile App
11 18 (11.25%) Scrum
11 18 (11.25%) Adobe Illustrator
12 17 (10.63%) Android
12 17 (10.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (10.63%) Service Design
13 16 (10.00%) Axure RP
13 16 (10.00%) Degree
13 16 (10.00%) Banking
14 14 (8.75%) Visualisation
15 13 (8.13%) OmniGraffle
15 13 (8.13%) Adobe
16 12 (7.50%) Web Design
16 12 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
16 12 (7.50%) Business Development
17 11 (6.88%) W3C
18 10 (6.25%) E-Commerce
18 10 (6.25%) Validation
18 10 (6.25%) HTML5

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.00%) CMS
2 4 (2.50%) Confluence
2 4 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (13.13%) Photoshop
2 18 (11.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (8.13%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (6.25%) InVision
5 8 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (3.13%) MS Office
6 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
7 4 (2.50%) Fireworks
8 2 (1.25%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.25%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.25%) UXPin
9 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.63%) Pixate
9 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Basecamp
2 3 (1.88%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.25%) Office 365
3 2 (1.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) 2G
2 2 (1.25%) 3G
2 2 (1.25%) 4G
2 2 (1.25%) GSM
2 2 (1.25%) HSPA
2 2 (1.25%) HTTP
2 2 (1.25%) LTE
2 2 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.25%) WCDMA
2 2 (1.25%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) IPv4
3 1 (0.63%) IPv6
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) SAN
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
1 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.25%) Big Data
2 2 (1.25%) DB2
2 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) Hazelcast
3 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 7 (4.38%) Subversion
3 5 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.13%) JIRA
4 3 (1.88%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.88%) Maven
5 1 (0.63%) ERwin
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (20.00%) Finance
2 23 (14.38%) Retail
3 16 (10.00%) Banking
4 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.75%) Electronics
5 6 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.75%) Marketing
6 4 (2.50%) Legal
7 3 (1.88%) Publishing
7 3 (1.88%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.88%) HTML
2 35 (21.88%) CSS
3 10 (6.25%) HTML5
4 8 (5.00%) CSS3
5 4 (2.50%) .NET
5 4 (2.50%) DHTML
5 4 (2.50%) Flash
5 4 (2.50%) Spring
6 3 (1.88%) Ajax
6 3 (1.88%) Apache Flex
6 3 (1.88%) Framer.js
6 3 (1.88%) SVG
7 2 (1.25%) Akka
7 2 (1.25%) Node.js
7 2 (1.25%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.63%) JSP
8 1 (0.63%) Struts
8 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 106 (66.25%) User Experience
2 19 (11.88%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.88%) W3C
4 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.13%) iPhone
6 4 (2.50%) iPad
6 4 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.88%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.25%) Animation
8 2 (1.25%) Derivative
8 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.25%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.25%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.25%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.25%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.25%) Social Media
8 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.88%) Apple iOS
2 17 (10.63%) Android
3 5 (3.13%) Windows
4 3 (1.88%) Linux
4 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.25%) Unix
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.38%) Wireframes
3 22 (13.75%) Prototyping
4 18 (11.25%) Scrum
5 17 (10.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (10.63%) Service Design
6 14 (8.75%) Visualisation
7 12 (7.50%) Business Development
7 12 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.50%) Web Design
8 10 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.25%) Validation
9 8 (5.00%) Front End Development
9 8 (5.00%) Project Management
9 8 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (5.00%) Web Development
10 7 (4.38%) Use Case
11 6 (3.75%) Business Analysis
11 6 (3.75%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.63%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.13%) Java
3 4 (2.50%) C#
4 3 (1.88%) SQL
5 2 (1.25%) Scala
6 1 (0.63%) COBOL
6 1 (0.63%) JCL
6 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) CCIE
4 1 (0.63%) CCNA
4 1 (0.63%) CCNP
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) HNC
4 1 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) WCAG
2 4 (2.50%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Firmware
2 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.63%) SCCM
1 1 (0.63%) SCOM
1 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.63%) Simpana
Vendors
1 13 (8.13%) Adobe
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.13%) Oracle
4 4 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco
5 3 (1.88%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.25%) Actix
6 2 (1.25%) ClickTale
6 2 (1.25%) Google
6 2 (1.25%) IBM
6 2 (1.25%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) EMC
7 1 (0.63%) F5
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) Monetate
7 1 (0.63%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.63%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.63%) Talend
7 1 (0.63%) Vertica
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