The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Rank 62 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 26 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.33% 1.61% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.67% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 15
Median daily rate £350 £350 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £477 £715
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1081 1316 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.78% 96.41% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 915 707
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Leeds region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Leeds region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 33 (53.23%) User Experience
2 29 (46.77%) HTML
3 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (33.87%) CSS
5 14 (22.58%) HTML5
6 13 (20.97%) Adobe
7 11 (17.74%) Photoshop
7 11 (17.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (17.74%) Wireframes
8 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.52%) Prototyping
9 9 (14.52%) Service Design
10 8 (12.90%) Typography
11 7 (11.29%) Publishing
11 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
11 7 (11.29%) Web Application Development
12 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
12 6 (9.68%) Billing
12 6 (9.68%) Marketing
12 6 (9.68%) SEO
12 6 (9.68%) Games
13 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
13 5 (8.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (8.06%) Legal
13 5 (8.06%) MS Office
13 5 (8.06%) Cisco
13 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
13 5 (8.06%) CSS3
13 5 (8.06%) Rapid Prototyping
14 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (1.61%) CMS
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (17.74%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.61%) Edge Animate
5 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (6.45%) FCoE
1 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
1 4 (6.45%) NX-OS
2 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) CTI
3 1 (1.61%) DPNSS
3 1 (1.61%) H.323
3 1 (1.61%) ISDN
3 1 (1.61%) ISUP
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) MGCP
3 1 (1.61%) PBX
3 1 (1.61%) Q.931
3 1 (1.61%) RTP
3 1 (1.61%) SS7
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.23%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (11.29%) Publishing
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Billing
2 6 (9.68%) Games
2 6 (9.68%) Marketing
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Finance
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) HTML
2 21 (33.87%) CSS
3 14 (22.58%) HTML5
4 5 (8.06%) CSS3
5 3 (4.84%) LESS
5 3 (4.84%) Sass
6 2 (3.23%) .NET
6 2 (3.23%) Flash
6 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.61%) CCXML
7 1 (1.61%) jQuery
7 1 (1.61%) REST
7 1 (1.61%) RFC 2833
7 1 (1.61%) VXML
7 1 (1.61%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (53.23%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.45%) Animation
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Motion Graphics
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.84%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.23%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (3.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) IVR
6 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) Wireframes
3 9 (14.52%) Prototyping
3 9 (14.52%) Service Design
4 8 (12.90%) Typography
5 7 (11.29%) Web Application Development
6 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
6 6 (9.68%) SEO
7 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.06%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (6.45%) Migration
8 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (6.45%) Web Design
9 3 (4.84%) Brand Management
9 3 (4.84%) Guerrilla Research
9 3 (4.84%) Iconography
9 3 (4.84%) Online Marketing
9 3 (4.84%) Qualitative Research
9 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.23%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.84%) C
3 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) CCIE
2 1 (1.61%) CCNA
2 1 (1.61%) CCNP
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Adobe
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco
3 4 (6.45%) Brocade
3 4 (6.45%) F5
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle