The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 62 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 39 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.27% 1.01% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.08% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £374 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
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
1594 1481 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.89% 93.38% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 866 826
Average daily rate £350 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 54 79
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.64 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.93 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +17 32 £406 +1.56% 6
Halifax -1 1 £425 +25.00% 2
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Castleford - - - -
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 41 (53.95%) HTML
2 36 (47.37%) CSS
3 30 (39.47%) Photoshop
4 29 (38.16%) jQuery
5 25 (32.89%) XHTML
6 24 (31.58%) Dreamweaver
7 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
8 20 (26.32%) Adobe
8 20 (26.32%) Marketing
9 18 (23.68%) Flash
10 16 (21.05%) Online Marketing
11 11 (14.47%) Web Design
12 10 (13.16%) User Experience
13 9 (11.84%) HTML5
13 9 (11.84%) Data Governance
13 9 (11.84%) SEO
13 9 (11.84%) Finance
13 9 (11.84%) Java
13 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
13 9 (11.84%) SOA
14 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.53%) Oracle
14 8 (10.53%) CMS
15 6 (7.89%) Advertising
15 6 (7.89%) Migration
15 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
15 6 (7.89%) Cisco
16 5 (6.58%) Adobe Illustrator
16 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (6.58%) Content Management

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (10.53%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (39.47%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.63%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.63%) InDesign
5 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) LDAP
1 3 (3.95%) LAN
1 3 (3.95%) VoIP
1 3 (3.95%) WAN
1 3 (3.95%) DNS
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
1 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.95%) Network Security
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.32%) ERwin
General
1 20 (26.32%) Marketing
2 9 (11.84%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Advertising
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) HTML
2 36 (47.37%) CSS
3 29 (38.16%) jQuery
4 25 (32.89%) XHTML
5 18 (23.68%) Flash
6 9 (11.84%) HTML5
7 4 (5.26%) XML
7 4 (5.26%) .NET
8 3 (3.95%) Sass
9 2 (2.63%) CSS3
9 2 (2.63%) Web Services
10 1 (1.32%) J2EE
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.32%) J2ME
10 1 (1.32%) J2SE
10 1 (1.32%) Middleware
10 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.32%) Java ME
10 1 (1.32%) Java SE
10 1 (1.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) User Experience
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) W3C
4 1 (1.32%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.32%) Animation
4 1 (1.32%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.32%) FMCG
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Online Marketing
2 11 (14.47%) Web Design
3 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
3 9 (11.84%) SOA
3 9 (11.84%) SEO
3 9 (11.84%) Data Governance
4 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 6 (7.89%) Migration
5 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.58%) Content Management
5 5 (6.58%) BPEL
6 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (5.26%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.95%) Service Management
7 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.95%) MVC
7 3 (3.95%) Release Management
7 3 (3.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.84%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) Perl
3 3 (3.95%) PHP
3 3 (3.95%) C++
3 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.63%) LINC
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) CCNP
2 1 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Adobe
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco
4 4 (5.26%) Trillium
5 3 (3.95%) Juniper
5 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.95%) Symantec
5 3 (3.95%) McAfee
5 3 (3.95%) Websense
5 3 (3.95%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Unisys
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
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