The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 33 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 45 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.63% 0.91% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 0.96% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 9
Average daily rate
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£175 £225 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -29.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £453 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
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
882 834 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.83% 94.99% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 464 566
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 36
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 October 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title.

1 49 (70.00%) HTML
2 47 (67.14%) CSS
3 39 (55.71%) Photoshop
4 35 (50.00%) jQuery
5 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
6 29 (41.43%) XHTML
7 27 (38.57%) Dreamweaver
8 25 (35.71%) Adobe
9 22 (31.43%) Flash
10 20 (28.57%) Marketing
11 16 (22.86%) Online Marketing
12 13 (18.57%) Web Design
13 11 (15.71%) User Experience
14 10 (14.29%) HTML5
15 9 (12.86%) SEO
15 9 (12.86%) Advertising
15 9 (12.86%) CMS
16 8 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
16 8 (11.43%) Data Governance
17 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
18 6 (8.57%) Migration
18 6 (8.57%) CSS3
19 5 (7.14%) Content Management
19 5 (7.14%) Sass
19 5 (7.14%) Java
20 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
20 4 (5.71%) SOA
20 4 (5.71%) Finance
20 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 39 (55.71%) Photoshop
2 8 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.43%) InDesign
4 1 (1.43%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) FTP
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (28.57%) Marketing
2 9 (12.86%) Advertising
3 4 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (70.00%) HTML
2 47 (67.14%) CSS
3 35 (50.00%) jQuery
4 29 (41.43%) XHTML
5 22 (31.43%) Flash
6 10 (14.29%) HTML5
7 6 (8.57%) CSS3
8 5 (7.14%) Sass
9 3 (4.29%) Web Services
10 2 (2.86%) Middleware
10 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (1.43%) WCF
11 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.43%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) W3C
3 2 (2.86%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Animation
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Online Marketing
2 13 (18.57%) Web Design
3 9 (12.86%) SEO
4 8 (11.43%) Data Governance
5 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.57%) Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Content Management
8 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.71%) SOA
8 4 (5.71%) Information Architecture
9 3 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.29%) MVC
10 2 (2.86%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.86%) BPEL
11 1 (1.43%) Display Advertising
11 1 (1.43%) Performance Testing
11 1 (1.43%) Product Management
11 1 (1.43%) UX Design
11 1 (1.43%) Usability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (2.86%) LINC
4 1 (1.43%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Adobe
2 3 (4.29%) Trillium
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Unica
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.43%) Unisys
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