The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £541 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 265 246
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 7 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.067% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.070% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £541 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.87% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £430 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £430 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7341 8574 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.49% 95.03% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4284 5129 5122
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 385 429
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
East Sussex - 2 £531 - 3
West Sussex - 2 £600 -
Berkshire +15 1 £495 +15.11%
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - -
Senior Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 15 (60.00%) User Experience
2 10 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 6 (24.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) Axure RP
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) Retail
6 4 (16.00%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (16.00%) Android
6 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (12.00%) Android Development
7 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
7 3 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (12.00%) Spring
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Java
8 2 (8.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) DB2
8 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
8 2 (8.00%) Unix
8 2 (8.00%) Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) XML

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 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) git-flow
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) DHTML
4 1 (4.00%) JSF
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Struts
4 1 (4.00%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Animation
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
1 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Android Development
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.00%) Psychology
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) COBOL
4 1 (4.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) HNC
1 1 (4.00%) HND
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
1 2 (8.00%) ClickTale
1 2 (8.00%) IBM
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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