The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 40 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.09% 3.35% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.50% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 0
Median daily rate £463 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £26.77 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+9.26% +24.51%
Designer
South 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 Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
451 428 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 92.80% 95.54% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 323 138
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 17
Median hourly rate £16.61 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £16.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Sheffield region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Sheffield region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Sheffield region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Sheffield region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) Service Design
4 11 (36.67%) User Experience
4 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (30.00%) Internet
6 5 (16.67%) Degree
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) BC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) Prototyping
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 4 (13.33%) RAD
7 4 (13.33%) RUP
8 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Finance
8 3 (10.00%) Guidewire
9 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
9 2 (6.67%) Guerrilla Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (6.67%) Adobe
9 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) SOA
9 2 (6.67%) CSS
9 2 (6.67%) Web Services
9 2 (6.67%) Java
10 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.33%) jQuery

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) Power BI
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Service Design
3 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Prototyping
4 4 (13.33%) RAD
4 4 (13.33%) RUP
4 4 (13.33%) Web Development
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.67%) Guerrilla Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Typography
7 1 (3.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Guidewire
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
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