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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 54 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 32 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.00% 1.66% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 1.75% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 10
Average daily rate
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£525 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £262 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £388 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
977 915 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.74% 94.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 563 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £27.00 £110.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 32 (52.46%) HTML
2 31 (50.82%) CSS
3 22 (36.07%) User Experience
4 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (24.59%) Photoshop
6 13 (21.31%) jQuery
6 13 (21.31%) Rapid Prototyping
6 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.03%) XHTML
7 11 (18.03%) SOA
7 11 (18.03%) Dreamweaver
8 10 (16.39%) Adobe
9 9 (14.75%) Java
10 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.11%) Flash
11 7 (11.48%) Oracle
11 7 (11.48%) Online Marketing
11 7 (11.48%) Marketing
12 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (9.84%) Finance
13 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
13 5 (8.20%) Cisco
13 5 (8.20%) Data Governance
14 4 (6.56%) UX Design
14 4 (6.56%) Oracle BPM
14 4 (6.56%) Release Management
14 4 (6.56%) Oracle BPEL
14 4 (6.56%) Web Design
14 4 (6.56%) BPEL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (6.56%) Oracle BPEL
1 4 (6.56%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.28%) InDesign
4 1 (1.64%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) LAN
1 4 (6.56%) WAN
2 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.92%) VoIP
3 2 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) MPLS
4 1 (1.64%) BGP
4 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.64%) Broadband
4 1 (1.64%) WLAN
4 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (11.48%) Marketing
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Advertising
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) HTML
2 31 (50.82%) CSS
3 13 (21.31%) jQuery
4 11 (18.03%) XHTML
5 8 (13.11%) Flash
6 4 (6.56%) .NET
6 4 (6.56%) XML
7 2 (3.28%) Web Services
8 1 (1.64%) HTML5
8 1 (1.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) W3C
3 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.31%) Rapid Prototyping
2 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.03%) SOA
4 7 (11.48%) Online Marketing
5 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.20%) Data Governance
7 4 (6.56%) UX Design
7 4 (6.56%) Release Management
7 4 (6.56%) Web Design
7 4 (6.56%) BPEL
7 4 (6.56%) UML
7 4 (6.56%) Service Management
7 4 (6.56%) SEO
8 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Information Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Line Management
9 2 (3.28%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.75%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) Lisp
3 1 (1.64%) LINC
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) CCNP
2 2 (3.28%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Adobe
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco
5 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.28%) F5
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) Remedy
7 1 (1.64%) BMC
7 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Unisys
7 1 (1.64%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
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