The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 42 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.74% 0.87% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.91% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £470 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +45.45%
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
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
379 219 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.58% 95.22% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 138 128
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (71.43%) User Experience
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (21.43%) GIS
7 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
7 3 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) Tableau
7 3 (21.43%) D3.js
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Adobe
9 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
9 1 (7.14%) Web Usability
9 1 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
9 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Tableau
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO