The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 45 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 33 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.03% 1.26% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 1.33% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 8
Average daily rate
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£220 £238 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% -24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £228 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £248 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1014 827 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.20% 95.06% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 444 619
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £42.00 £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Designer
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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 31 (70.45%) HTML
2 29 (65.91%) CSS
3 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
4 20 (45.45%) jQuery
5 19 (43.18%) Photoshop
6 16 (36.36%) HTML5
7 11 (25.00%) XHTML
7 11 (25.00%) Adobe
8 10 (22.73%) Flash
8 10 (22.73%) CSS3
9 9 (20.45%) Dreamweaver
9 9 (20.45%) Marketing
10 7 (15.91%) Web Design
11 6 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (11.36%) Advertising
12 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
12 5 (11.36%) Java
12 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (11.36%) Sass
13 4 (9.09%) Online Marketing
13 4 (9.09%) SOA
13 4 (9.09%) CMS
13 4 (9.09%) Finance
14 3 (6.82%) PHP
14 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
14 3 (6.82%) Information Architecture
15 2 (4.55%) Data Governance
15 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
15 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Photoshop
2 6 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) Spotfire
1 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (20.45%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Advertising
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) HTML
2 29 (65.91%) CSS
3 20 (45.45%) jQuery
4 16 (36.36%) HTML5
5 11 (25.00%) XHTML
6 10 (22.73%) CSS3
6 10 (22.73%) Flash
7 5 (11.36%) Sass
8 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.55%) Middleware
8 2 (4.55%) Web Services
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.27%) Java EE
9 1 (2.27%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) W3C
1 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
1 2 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (2.27%) Social Media
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Animation
2 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Web Design
2 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
2 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (9.09%) SOA
3 4 (9.09%) Online Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Information Architecture
4 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) MVC
5 2 (4.55%) SEO
5 2 (4.55%) Data Governance
5 2 (4.55%) Content Management
5 2 (4.55%) BPEL
5 2 (4.55%) Display Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) ETL
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.27%) B2B
6 1 (2.27%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) LINC
4 1 (2.27%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Trillium
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.27%) Unica
3 1 (2.27%) Greenplum
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