Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 October 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 367 357
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 13 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.080% 0.070% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.075% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
South East median daily rate £475 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -9.68% -13.89%
10th Percentile £250 £319 £334
90th Percentile £569 £525 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.77
% change year-on-year - -40.23% -10.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15361 16068 18355
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 94.37% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9104 9626 10777
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £241 £230 £230
90th Percentile £570 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 787 902
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +8.67% +11.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.28 £10.26
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £45.95
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.70%

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in the South East

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Designer in the South East

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Designer in the South East

Senior Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Designer in the South East

Senior Designer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
Thames Valley -1 6 £373 +6.43% 1
Berkshire +5 3 £495 +41.43% 1
East Sussex - 3 £525 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 2 £250 -47.37%
West Sussex - 2 £260 -
Buckinghamshire -27 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £370 -
Senior Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South East region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) PhD
4 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
4 2 (15.38%) SCORM
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Java EE
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
4 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.69%) InVision
5 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Content Development
5 1 (7.69%) 5G
5 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.69%) InVision
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
1 1 (7.69%) 5G
1 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) git-flow
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Struts
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
2 2 (15.38%) SCORM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Content Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) RAD
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PhD
1 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sandvine