The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 54 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 44 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.63% 1.20% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 1.26% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £234 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1562 1430 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.20% 95.08% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 747 1002
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 79
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +22 32 £220 -7.36% 11
Wetherby - - - - 1
Bradford - - - - 2
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 34 (53.13%) HTML
2 32 (50.00%) CSS
3 22 (34.38%) Photoshop
3 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 21 (32.81%) jQuery
5 16 (25.00%) HTML5
6 15 (23.44%) Adobe
7 13 (20.31%) Flash
8 12 (18.75%) XHTML
8 12 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
9 11 (17.19%) Retail
10 10 (15.63%) SEO
10 10 (15.63%) Content Management
10 10 (15.63%) Marketing
10 10 (15.63%) CSS3
11 9 (14.06%) Web Design
12 8 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (12.50%) Banking
13 7 (10.94%) Copywriting
13 7 (10.94%) Finance
13 7 (10.94%) Legal
13 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
14 6 (9.38%) Advertising
14 6 (9.38%) Benchmarking
14 6 (9.38%) Java
14 6 (9.38%) Customer Insight
15 5 (7.81%) Sass
15 5 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (7.81%) Online Marketing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (7.81%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Photoshop
2 8 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (4.69%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (17.19%) Retail
2 10 (15.63%) Marketing
3 8 (12.50%) Banking
4 7 (10.94%) Finance
4 7 (10.94%) Legal
5 6 (9.38%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.13%) HTML
2 32 (50.00%) CSS
3 21 (32.81%) jQuery
4 16 (25.00%) HTML5
5 13 (20.31%) Flash
6 12 (18.75%) XHTML
7 10 (15.63%) CSS3
8 5 (7.81%) Sass
9 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (3.13%) Middleware
9 2 (3.13%) Java EE
9 2 (3.13%) Web Services
10 1 (1.56%) .NET
10 1 (1.56%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Copywriting
2 4 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.13%) W3C
3 2 (3.13%) FMCG
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) SEO
1 10 (15.63%) Content Management
2 9 (14.06%) Web Design
3 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.38%) Benchmarking
4 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.38%) Customer Insight
5 5 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (7.81%) Online Marketing
5 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.81%) SOA
5 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.69%) ETL
7 3 (4.69%) Information Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Data Governance
8 2 (3.13%) Display Advertising
8 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.13%) MVC
8 2 (3.13%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) SQL
4 1 (1.56%) LINC
4 1 (1.56%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Adobe
2 3 (4.69%) Trillium
3 2 (3.13%) IBM
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.56%) Unica
4 1 (1.56%) Greenplum
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £225.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £170 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £250 per day 4 Months initially + possible extension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £neg on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago