The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 56 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 65 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.23% 2.20% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 2.30% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 24
Median daily rate £375 £340 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +112.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-16.20% +74.41%
Designer
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1948 2135 1610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.72% 95.65% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1293 1475 986
Median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 86 72
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £9.43 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 34 £350 +2.94% 7
Bradford +26 23 £363 +141.66% 2
Halifax +10 6 £388 -
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 61 (62.89%) User Experience
2 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.84%) Wireframes
4 26 (26.80%) HTML
5 25 (25.77%) Adobe
6 24 (24.74%) CSS
7 21 (21.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (16.49%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (15.46%) ETL
9 15 (15.46%) RAD
9 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
10 14 (14.43%) Finance
10 14 (14.43%) Netezza
10 14 (14.43%) Oracle
10 14 (14.43%) Analytics
10 14 (14.43%) Oracle ODI
10 14 (14.43%) Dimensional Modelling
11 12 (12.37%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (12.37%) Axure RP
11 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
12 11 (11.34%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (10.31%) Web Design
13 10 (10.31%) Degree
13 10 (10.31%) CRM
13 10 (10.31%) Typography
14 9 (9.28%) HTML5
14 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
15 8 (8.25%) Benchmarking
15 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
15 8 (8.25%) Competitor Analysis

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (2.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) CICS
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
2 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (21.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (12.37%) OmniGraffle
2 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
3 11 (11.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
5 3 (3.09%) InVision
6 2 (2.06%) MS Office
7 1 (1.03%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) BGP
2 2 (2.06%) DMZ
2 2 (2.06%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.06%) OSPF
2 2 (2.06%) WLAN
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.03%) Skype
3 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (14.43%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (4.12%) Big Data
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.06%) DB2
6 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.03%) Protractor
4 1 (1.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Legal
2 7 (7.22%) Publishing
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Billing
5 2 (2.06%) Games
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.80%) HTML
2 24 (24.74%) CSS
3 9 (9.28%) HTML5
4 7 (7.22%) CSS3
5 3 (3.09%) jQuery
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
6 2 (2.06%) .NET
6 2 (2.06%) Flash
6 2 (2.06%) WAP
6 2 (2.06%) WCF
7 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.03%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.03%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.03%) LESS
7 1 (1.03%) Sass
7 1 (1.03%) Symfony
7 1 (1.03%) Twig
7 1 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (62.89%) User Experience
2 7 (7.22%) Taxonomies
3 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) Social Media
5 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.09%) W3C
6 2 (2.06%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.06%) iPhone
7 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.03%) AS400
7 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.03%) iSeries
7 1 (1.03%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.03%) Photography
7 1 (1.03%) RIA
7 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Android
2 5 (5.15%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.06%) CentOS
6 1 (1.03%) OS/400
6 1 (1.03%) Unix
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.84%) Wireframes
3 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
3 15 (15.46%) ETL
3 15 (15.46%) RAD
4 14 (14.43%) Analytics
4 14 (14.43%) Dimensional Modelling
5 10 (10.31%) CRM
5 10 (10.31%) Typography
5 10 (10.31%) Web Design
6 8 (8.25%) Benchmarking
6 8 (8.25%) Competitor Analysis
6 8 (8.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.22%) Prototyping
7 7 (7.22%) SEO
7 7 (7.22%) Web Application Development
8 6 (6.19%) Front End Development
8 6 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.15%) Iconography
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.15%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) C#
3 2 (2.06%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) COBOL
4 1 (1.03%) LINC
4 1 (1.03%) PHP
4 1 (1.03%) RPG
4 1 (1.03%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) CCNP
2 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.03%) CCDP
3 1 (1.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.03%) Docker
1 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
1 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Adobe
2 14 (14.43%) Netezza
2 14 (14.43%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.25%) Google
5 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.09%) Cisco
7 2 (2.06%) F5
7 2 (2.06%) HP
7 2 (2.06%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.03%) Avaya
8 1 (1.03%) Brocade
8 1 (1.03%) Genesys
8 1 (1.03%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.03%) Splunk
8 1 (1.03%) Unisys
8 1 (1.03%) Verint
8 1 (1.03%) VMware