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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 77 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 30 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.98% 2.65% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.80% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 18
Median daily rate £375 £456 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +65.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £317 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £528 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +35.55%
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
1454 1359 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.78% 94.90% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 952 826
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 33
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 32 (62.75%) User Experience
2 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) HTML
3 22 (43.14%) CSS
4 15 (29.41%) Adobe
5 14 (27.45%) Wireframes
6 12 (23.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (21.57%) Analytics
8 9 (17.65%) Axure RP
9 8 (15.69%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (15.69%) jQuery
9 8 (15.69%) Degree
9 8 (15.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (15.69%) Web Design
9 8 (15.69%) Photoshop
9 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
9 8 (15.69%) Front End Development
10 7 (13.73%) CRM
10 7 (13.73%) Retail
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
11 6 (11.76%) HTML5
11 6 (11.76%) Google Analytics
11 6 (11.76%) Competitor Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) Google
11 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (11.76%) Benchmarking
11 6 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
12 5 (9.80%) Mobile First
12 5 (9.80%) Typography
12 5 (9.80%) Microsoft

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 2 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (15.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (15.69%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (15.69%) Photoshop
3 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.96%) Protractor
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
1 7 (13.73%) Retail
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) CSS
1 22 (43.14%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) jQuery
3 6 (11.76%) HTML5
4 5 (9.80%) CSS3
5 3 (5.88%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) Flash
6 2 (3.92%) Middleware
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.92%) WAP
7 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.96%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.96%) LESS
7 1 (1.96%) Sass
7 1 (1.96%) Symfony
7 1 (1.96%) Twig
7 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (62.75%) User Experience
2 5 (9.80%) Taxonomies
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.92%) iPhone
5 2 (3.92%) W3C
6 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.96%) Animation
6 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) Social Media
6 1 (1.96%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Wireframes
3 11 (21.57%) Analytics
4 8 (15.69%) Front End Development
4 8 (15.69%) Web Design
5 7 (13.73%) CRM
6 6 (11.76%) Benchmarking
6 6 (11.76%) Competitor Analysis
6 6 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (9.80%) Mobile First
7 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (9.80%) SOA
7 5 (9.80%) Typography
7 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.88%) Product Management
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
10 2 (3.92%) Information Architecture
10 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) LINC
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Adobe
2 6 (11.76%) Google
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) Retalix
5 2 (3.92%) Unisys
6 1 (1.96%) BT
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) VMware