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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 33 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 40 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.02% 0.90% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 0.96% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 8
Average daily rate
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£165 £225 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -14.00%
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
916 836 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.06% 94.57% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 461 562
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +83.33%
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 £21.96
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 48 (72.73%) HTML
2 45 (68.18%) CSS
3 37 (56.06%) Photoshop
4 34 (51.52%) jQuery
5 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 29 (43.94%) XHTML
7 26 (39.39%) Dreamweaver
8 25 (37.88%) Adobe
9 23 (34.85%) Flash
10 21 (31.82%) Marketing
11 16 (24.24%) Online Marketing
12 12 (18.18%) Web Design
13 11 (16.67%) HTML5
14 10 (15.15%) User Experience
14 10 (15.15%) Advertising
15 9 (13.64%) SEO
15 9 (13.64%) CMS
16 7 (10.61%) Adobe Illustrator
17 6 (9.09%) Migration
17 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
17 6 (9.09%) CSS3
18 5 (7.58%) Data Governance
18 5 (7.58%) Sass
18 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
18 5 (7.58%) Java
18 5 (7.58%) Content Management
19 4 (6.06%) Finance
19 4 (6.06%) SOA
19 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.64%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 37 (56.06%) Photoshop
2 7 (10.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (31.82%) Marketing
2 10 (15.15%) Advertising
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (72.73%) HTML
2 45 (68.18%) CSS
3 34 (51.52%) jQuery
4 29 (43.94%) XHTML
5 23 (34.85%) Flash
6 11 (16.67%) HTML5
7 6 (9.09%) CSS3
8 5 (7.58%) Sass
9 2 (3.03%) Middleware
9 2 (3.03%) Web Services
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.52%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (1.52%) WCF
10 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.52%) Java EE
10 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) W3C
3 2 (3.03%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.52%) Animation
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Online Marketing
2 12 (18.18%) Web Design
3 9 (13.64%) SEO
4 6 (9.09%) Migration
4 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.58%) Data Governance
5 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.58%) Content Management
6 4 (6.06%) SOA
7 3 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.55%) Information Architecture
7 3 (4.55%) MVC
8 2 (3.03%) BPEL
8 2 (3.03%) Display Advertising
8 2 (3.03%) Test Strategy
9 1 (1.52%) Line Management
9 1 (1.52%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.52%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.52%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.58%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) LINC
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Adobe
2 3 (4.55%) Trillium
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Unica
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Unisys
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