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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 73 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 35 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.39% 2.87% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 3.03% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 23
Median daily rate £350 £345 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +115.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-16.20% +74.41%
Designer
West Yorkshire

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
1409 1585 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.24% 94.80% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1123 627
Median daily rate £400 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 47 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016, 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 49 (74.24%) User Experience
2 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) HTML
3 22 (33.33%) Adobe
3 22 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 20 (30.30%) CSS
5 19 (28.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (21.21%) Analytics
7 12 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (18.18%) Axure RP
8 10 (15.15%) Photoshop
8 10 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (13.64%) Typography
9 9 (13.64%) Web Design
9 9 (13.64%) HTML5
9 9 (13.64%) Degree
9 9 (13.64%) CRM
9 9 (13.64%) Legal
10 8 (12.12%) Publishing
10 8 (12.12%) SEO
10 8 (12.12%) Benchmarking
10 8 (12.12%) Google Analytics
10 8 (12.12%) Competitor Analysis
10 8 (12.12%) Google
10 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
10 8 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (10.61%) Taxonomies
11 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
12 6 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM

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 (1.52%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (15.15%) Photoshop
4 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
5 3 (4.55%) InVision
6 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) BGP
1 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (3.03%) DMZ
1 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
1 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) OSPF
1 2 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.52%) Protractor
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.64%) Legal
2 8 (12.12%) Publishing
3 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Billing
5 2 (3.03%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) HTML
2 20 (30.30%) CSS
3 9 (13.64%) HTML5
4 6 (9.09%) CSS3
5 3 (4.55%) jQuery
6 2 (3.03%) Flash
6 2 (3.03%) WAP
6 2 (3.03%) Web Services
7 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.52%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.52%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.52%) LESS
7 1 (1.52%) Sass
7 1 (1.52%) Symfony
7 1 (1.52%) Twig
7 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (74.24%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Taxonomies
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Social Media
4 2 (3.03%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.03%) iPhone
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) W3C
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) CentOS
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) OS/400
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 14 (21.21%) Analytics
4 9 (13.64%) CRM
4 9 (13.64%) Typography
4 9 (13.64%) Web Design
5 8 (12.12%) Benchmarking
5 8 (12.12%) Competitor Analysis
5 8 (12.12%) SEO
5 8 (12.12%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
6 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 6 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.58%) Iconography
8 5 (7.58%) Information Architecture
8 5 (7.58%) Prototyping
9 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.06%) ITIL
9 4 (6.06%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.03%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) COBOL
3 1 (1.52%) LINC
3 1 (1.52%) PHP
3 1 (1.52%) RPG
3 1 (1.52%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) CCNP
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Adobe
2 8 (12.12%) Google
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) F5
5 2 (3.03%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) TippingPoint
6 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) Unisys