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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Rank 54 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 31 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.87% 2.22% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.33% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 20
Median daily rate £250 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £283 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £475 £703
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £416
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%

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
1032 1372 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.38% 95.01% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 926 740
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.26 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 42 (57.53%) User Experience
2 35 (47.95%) HTML
3 25 (34.25%) CSS
4 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (21.92%) Adobe
6 15 (20.55%) HTML5
7 14 (19.18%) Wireframes
8 12 (16.44%) Typography
9 11 (15.07%) Web Application Development
9 11 (15.07%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
9 11 (15.07%) Photoshop
9 11 (15.07%) Publishing
10 10 (13.70%) SEO
11 9 (12.33%) Legal
11 9 (12.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (10.96%) Iconography
12 8 (10.96%) Prototyping
12 8 (10.96%) Service Design
12 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
13 7 (9.59%) Games
13 7 (9.59%) Cisco
13 7 (9.59%) Billing
14 6 (8.22%) Marketing
14 6 (8.22%) Data Protection
14 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (8.22%) F5
15 5 (6.85%) CSS3
15 5 (6.85%) Front End Development

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 (1.37%) CMS
1 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (15.07%) Photoshop
2 9 (12.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (6.85%) MS Office
4 3 (4.11%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.37%) Edge Animate
5 1 (1.37%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (5.48%) FCoE
2 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.48%) NX-OS
3 2 (2.74%) BGP
3 2 (2.74%) DMZ
3 2 (2.74%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) OSPF
3 2 (2.74%) WLAN
4 1 (1.37%) H.323
4 1 (1.37%) ISUP
4 1 (1.37%) MGCP
4 1 (1.37%) Q.931
4 1 (1.37%) RTP
4 1 (1.37%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Big Data
1 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (15.07%) Publishing
2 9 (12.33%) Legal
3 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.59%) Billing
4 7 (9.59%) Games
5 6 (8.22%) Marketing
6 3 (4.11%) Finance
7 1 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (1.37%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.95%) HTML
2 25 (34.25%) CSS
3 15 (20.55%) HTML5
4 5 (6.85%) CSS3
5 3 (4.11%) LESS
5 3 (4.11%) Sass
6 2 (2.74%) .NET
6 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.37%) CCXML
7 1 (1.37%) Flash
7 1 (1.37%) RFC 2833
7 1 (1.37%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (57.53%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.48%) Animation
3 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.48%) Motion Graphics
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.11%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) AS400
5 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) iSeries
5 1 (1.37%) IVR
5 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
1 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.74%) CentOS
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) OS/400
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.18%) Wireframes
3 12 (16.44%) Typography
4 11 (15.07%) Web Application Development
5 10 (13.70%) SEO
6 8 (10.96%) Iconography
6 8 (10.96%) Prototyping
6 8 (10.96%) Service Design
7 6 (8.22%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.85%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.48%) Migration
9 4 (5.48%) Web Design
10 3 (4.11%) Brand Management
10 3 (4.11%) Guerrilla Research
10 3 (4.11%) Online Marketing
10 3 (4.11%) Qualitative Research
10 3 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) Java
2 1 (1.37%) RPG
2 1 (1.37%) RPG IV
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) CCNP
1 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.37%) CCIE
2 1 (1.37%) CCNA
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Adobe
2 7 (9.59%) Cisco
3 6 (8.22%) F5
4 4 (5.48%) Brocade
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com