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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 89 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 28 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.40% 2.00% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.11% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 20
Median daily rate £375 £469 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +27.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £528 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +30.00%
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
1915 1896 1677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.75% 94.80% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1192 1095
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 72
Median hourly rate £11.75 £13.87 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 27 £375 -21.05% 20
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 37 (66.07%) User Experience
2 30 (53.57%) HTML
2 30 (53.57%) CSS
3 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.57%) Adobe
5 13 (23.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (21.43%) Web Design
7 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
8 9 (16.07%) Retail
9 8 (14.29%) CRM
9 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (12.50%) jQuery
10 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (12.50%) Axure RP
10 7 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (12.50%) Analytics
11 6 (10.71%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (10.71%) Degree
11 6 (10.71%) Information Architecture
11 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
11 6 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (10.71%) Finance
12 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
12 5 (8.93%) SOA
12 5 (8.93%) HTML5
12 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.93%) CSS3
12 5 (8.93%) Mobile First
12 5 (8.93%) Typography
13 4 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements

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 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (10.71%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
3 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (16.07%) Retail
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) CSS
1 30 (53.57%) HTML
2 7 (12.50%) jQuery
3 5 (8.93%) CSS3
3 5 (8.93%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) Flash
5 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.57%) WAP
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (66.07%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Graphic Design
3 3 (5.36%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.57%) iPhone
4 2 (3.57%) W3C
5 1 (1.79%) Animation
5 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Web Design
3 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
4 8 (14.29%) CRM
5 7 (12.50%) Analytics
5 7 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (10.71%) Information Architecture
7 5 (8.93%) Mobile First
7 5 (8.93%) SOA
7 5 (8.93%) Typography
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.14%) Benchmarking
8 4 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (5.36%) Web Development
10 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.57%) Usability Testing
10 2 (3.57%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) LINC
3 1 (1.79%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) Ruby
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Adobe
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Google
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Retalix
5 1 (1.79%) BT
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Unisys
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
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