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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 56 64 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 45 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.34% 2.80% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 2.94% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 29
Median daily rate £350 £350 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +105.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £506 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £29.15 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +34.00%
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
1292 1530 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.85% 95.33% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1049 597
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 36
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.55 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 43 (66.15%) User Experience
2 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.77%) Adobe
4 18 (27.69%) HTML
4 18 (27.69%) Wireframes
5 17 (26.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (21.54%) CSS
7 12 (18.46%) Analytics
8 10 (15.38%) Web Application Development
8 10 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (15.38%) Axure RP
8 10 (15.38%) SEO
8 10 (15.38%) Legal
8 10 (15.38%) Publishing
9 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
10 8 (12.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (12.31%) Photoshop
10 8 (12.31%) Typography
10 8 (12.31%) Service Design
11 7 (10.77%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (10.77%) Benchmarking
11 7 (10.77%) Degree
11 7 (10.77%) Google Analytics
11 7 (10.77%) Competitor Analysis
11 7 (10.77%) Google
12 6 (9.23%) Taxonomies
12 6 (9.23%) Web Design
12 6 (9.23%) Iconography
13 5 (7.69%) HTML5
13 5 (7.69%) Social Media

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 (1.54%) CICS
1 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (15.38%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (12.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (12.31%) Photoshop
4 3 (4.62%) InVision
5 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.54%) MS Office
5 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) BGP
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (3.08%) DMZ
1 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
1 2 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (3.08%) OSPF
1 2 (3.08%) WLAN
2 1 (1.54%) CTI
2 1 (1.54%) DPNSS
2 1 (1.54%) H.323
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) ISDN
2 1 (1.54%) ISUP
2 1 (1.54%) MGCP
2 1 (1.54%) Q.931
2 1 (1.54%) RTP
2 1 (1.54%) SS7
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Big Data
1 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.08%) DB2
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.54%) Protractor
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 10 (15.38%) Legal
1 10 (15.38%) Publishing
2 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.69%) Billing
3 5 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Games
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) HTML
2 14 (21.54%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) HTML5
4 3 (4.62%) CSS3
5 2 (3.08%) jQuery
6 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.54%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.54%) CCXML
6 1 (1.54%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.54%) Flash
6 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.54%) LESS
6 1 (1.54%) RFC 2833
6 1 (1.54%) Sass
6 1 (1.54%) Symfony
6 1 (1.54%) Twig
6 1 (1.54%) VXML
6 1 (1.54%) WAP
6 1 (1.54%) Web Services
6 1 (1.54%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (66.15%) User Experience
2 6 (9.23%) Taxonomies
3 5 (7.69%) Social Media
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) AS400
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.54%) iPhone
6 1 (1.54%) iSeries
6 1 (1.54%) IVR
6 1 (1.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Android
2 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.08%) CentOS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) OS/400
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) Wireframes
3 12 (18.46%) Analytics
4 10 (15.38%) SEO
4 10 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 8 (12.31%) Service Design
5 8 (12.31%) Typography
6 7 (10.77%) Benchmarking
6 7 (10.77%) Competitor Analysis
6 7 (10.77%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (9.23%) Iconography
7 6 (9.23%) Web Design
8 5 (7.69%) CRM
8 5 (7.69%) Prototyping
8 5 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.15%) Information Architecture
9 4 (6.15%) ITIL
10 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.08%) Java
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) COBOL
3 1 (1.54%) LINC
3 1 (1.54%) PHP
3 1 (1.54%) RPG
3 1 (1.54%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) CCNP
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CCIE
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Adobe
2 7 (10.77%) Google
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.08%) F5
4 2 (3.08%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.54%) Unisys
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