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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 55 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 32 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.81% 1.81% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 1.93% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 19
Median daily rate £350 £378 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% -16.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £348 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £22.18
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.08%
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
1078 1501 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.81% 93.81% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 996 724
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 48 34
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 42 (60.87%) User Experience
2 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (31.88%) HTML
4 18 (26.09%) CSS
5 17 (24.64%) Adobe
6 14 (20.29%) Wireframes
6 14 (20.29%) Web Application Development
6 14 (20.29%) Publishing
7 13 (18.84%) SEO
8 12 (17.39%) Legal
9 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
9 11 (15.94%) Service Design
9 11 (15.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (11.59%) Prototyping
10 8 (11.59%) Typography
10 8 (11.59%) Iconography
10 8 (11.59%) HTML5
11 7 (10.14%) Billing
11 7 (10.14%) Cisco
12 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
12 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
12 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (8.70%) Web Design
12 6 (8.70%) F5
12 6 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
13 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (7.25%) Rapid Prototyping
13 5 (7.25%) Photoshop

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 (1.45%) CICS
1 1 (1.45%) CMS
1 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.80%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.45%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.45%) InVision
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (5.80%) FCoE
2 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.80%) NX-OS
3 2 (2.90%) BGP
3 2 (2.90%) DMZ
3 2 (2.90%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.90%) OSPF
3 2 (2.90%) WLAN
4 1 (1.45%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (1.45%) ISDN
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) MGCP
4 1 (1.45%) PBX
4 1 (1.45%) VoIP
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Big Data
1 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.90%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 14 (20.29%) Publishing
2 12 (17.39%) Legal
3 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.14%) Billing
5 4 (5.80%) Finance
6 2 (2.90%) Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Games
7 1 (1.45%) Retail
7 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) HTML
2 18 (26.09%) CSS
3 8 (11.59%) HTML5
4 4 (5.80%) CSS3
5 2 (2.90%) .NET
5 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.45%) CCXML
6 1 (1.45%) Flash
6 1 (1.45%) LESS
6 1 (1.45%) RFC 2833
6 1 (1.45%) Sass
6 1 (1.45%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (60.87%) User Experience
2 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Social Media
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.45%) AS400
6 1 (1.45%) iSeries
6 1 (1.45%) IVR
6 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
1 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Android
2 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.90%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) OS/400
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.29%) Web Application Development
2 14 (20.29%) Wireframes
3 13 (18.84%) SEO
4 11 (15.94%) Service Design
5 8 (11.59%) Iconography
5 8 (11.59%) Prototyping
5 8 (11.59%) Typography
6 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.70%) Web Design
7 5 (7.25%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.80%) Analytics
8 4 (5.80%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.80%) ITIL
8 4 (5.80%) Migration
8 4 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.35%) Information Architecture
10 2 (2.90%) Competitor Analysis
10 2 (2.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.45%) COBOL
2 1 (1.45%) Java
2 1 (1.45%) RPG
2 1 (1.45%) RPG IV
2 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) CCNP
1 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) CCIE
3 1 (1.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Adobe
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco
3 6 (8.70%) F5
4 4 (5.80%) Brocade
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.35%) VMware
6 2 (2.90%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) HP
6 2 (2.90%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.45%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com