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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 69 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 26 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.76% 2.65% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.83% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 13
Average daily rate £375 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £424 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £703 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
1397 1059 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.71% 93.72% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 757 567
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 46 (71.88%) User Experience
2 33 (51.56%) HTML
3 32 (50.00%) CSS
4 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.56%) Web Design
6 15 (23.44%) Adobe
7 14 (21.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (20.31%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 11 (17.19%) Sass
11 10 (15.63%) Information Architecture
11 10 (15.63%) jQuery
11 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 9 (14.06%) LESS
13 8 (12.50%) Front End Development
14 7 (10.94%) Finance
14 7 (10.94%) Windows
14 7 (10.94%) Retail
14 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
15 5 (7.81%) Scrum
15 5 (7.81%) Kanban
15 5 (7.81%) Android
16 4 (6.25%) Photoshop
16 4 (6.25%) Typography
16 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (6.25%) Analytics
17 3 (4.69%) Axure RP
17 3 (4.69%) Iconography
17 3 (4.69%) ITIL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (3.13%) CMS
1 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
1 7 (10.94%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (51.56%) HTML
2 32 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (17.19%) Sass
4 10 (15.63%) jQuery
5 9 (14.06%) LESS
6 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.13%) HTML5
6 2 (3.13%) Middleware
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.13%) React
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
6 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (71.88%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Animation
4 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Android
2 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) Web Design
3 13 (20.31%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.63%) Information Architecture
6 8 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (7.81%) Kanban
8 5 (7.81%) Scrum
9 4 (6.25%) Analytics
9 4 (6.25%) Typography
10 3 (4.69%) Iconography
10 3 (4.69%) ITIL
10 3 (4.69%) Project Management
10 3 (4.69%) SEO
11 2 (3.13%) Business Transformation
11 2 (3.13%) ITSM
11 2 (3.13%) Service Management
11 2 (3.13%) SOA
11 2 (3.13%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.56%) C#
2 1 (1.56%) C++
2 1 (1.56%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) LINC
2 1 (1.56%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) CISSP
2 1 (1.56%) CLAS
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) HND
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Adobe
2 2 (3.13%) Google
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Retalix
3 1 (1.56%) BT
3 1 (1.56%) Unisys
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