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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 84 74 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 24 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.64% 1.99% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.09% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 26
Median daily rate £375 £330 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +88.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £398 £313
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 £30.00 £10.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+179.06% -46.25%
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
1407 1528 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.37% 95.02% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1094 694
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £154.75 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
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 27 July 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 37 (75.51%) User Experience
2 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Adobe
4 17 (34.69%) Wireframes
5 16 (32.65%) CSS
6 15 (30.61%) HTML
7 14 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (26.53%) Analytics
8 13 (26.53%) Axure RP
9 12 (24.49%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (18.37%) Degree
10 9 (18.37%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (18.37%) Web Design
10 9 (18.37%) Photoshop
11 8 (16.33%) CRM
11 8 (16.33%) Competitor Analysis
11 8 (16.33%) Google
11 8 (16.33%) Benchmarking
11 8 (16.33%) Google Analytics
11 8 (16.33%) Translating Business Requirements
12 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 7 (14.29%) Taxonomies
12 7 (14.29%) HTML5
13 6 (12.24%) CSS3
13 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
13 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
13 6 (12.24%) Prototyping
14 5 (10.20%) Mobile First

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 (2.04%) CICS
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (24.49%) OmniGraffle
3 9 (18.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (18.37%) Photoshop
4 4 (8.16%) InVision
4 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
1 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.04%) Protractor
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Publishing
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) CSS
2 15 (30.61%) HTML
3 7 (14.29%) HTML5
4 6 (12.24%) CSS3
5 3 (6.12%) jQuery
5 3 (6.12%) Web Services
6 2 (4.08%) Flash
6 2 (4.08%) WAP
7 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.04%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.04%) LESS
7 1 (2.04%) Sass
7 1 (2.04%) Symfony
7 1 (2.04%) Twig
7 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (75.51%) User Experience
2 7 (14.29%) Taxonomies
3 3 (6.12%) Graphic Design
3 3 (6.12%) Social Media
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) iPhone
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) W3C
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Wireframes
3 13 (26.53%) Analytics
4 9 (18.37%) Web Design
5 8 (16.33%) Benchmarking
5 8 (16.33%) Competitor Analysis
5 8 (16.33%) CRM
5 8 (16.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
7 6 (12.24%) Prototyping
7 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.20%) Mobile First
9 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL
9 4 (8.16%) Service Design
9 4 (8.16%) Typography
10 3 (6.12%) SEO
10 3 (6.12%) SOA
10 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) COBOL
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) LINC
2 1 (2.04%) PHP
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Adobe
2 8 (16.33%) Google
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Unisys
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
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