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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 74 59 86
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 53 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.35% 2.40% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.56% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £160 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+54.59% +7.31%
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
2121 1564 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.93% 93.93% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 951 768
Average daily rate £363 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £210 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 73 74
Average hourly rate £13.21 £13.20 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -28.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.25 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £26.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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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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 -13 50 £350 +118.75% 13
Halifax +4 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £150 - 1
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 55 (60.44%) User Experience
2 35 (38.46%) HTML
2 35 (38.46%) CSS
3 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.98%) Adobe
5 19 (20.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (19.78%) Information Architecture
6 18 (19.78%) Web Design
7 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
9 10 (10.99%) jQuery
10 9 (9.89%) Finance
11 8 (8.79%) Marketing
11 8 (8.79%) Windows
12 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
12 7 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (6.59%) Sass
13 6 (6.59%) LESS
13 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
13 6 (6.59%) Photoshop
14 5 (5.49%) CRM
14 5 (5.49%) ITIL
14 5 (5.49%) Retail
14 5 (5.49%) HTML5
14 5 (5.49%) Analytics
15 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
15 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
15 4 (4.40%) Magento
15 4 (4.40%) Android

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (3.30%) CMS
1 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.10%) Moodle
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (6.59%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.30%) InDesign
4 3 (3.30%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Magento
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) WLAN
1 3 (3.30%) MPLS
1 3 (3.30%) BGP
1 3 (3.30%) EIGRP
1 3 (3.30%) Firewall
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) 4G
3 1 (1.10%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) QSIG
3 1 (1.10%) DPNSS
3 1 (1.10%) PBX
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) DHCP
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.10%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (9.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Marketing
3 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.49%) Retail
5 4 (4.40%) Advertising
6 3 (3.30%) Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.30%) Interactive Media
7 2 (2.20%) Billing
8 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.46%) HTML
1 35 (38.46%) CSS
2 10 (10.99%) jQuery
3 6 (6.59%) Sass
3 6 (6.59%) LESS
4 5 (5.49%) HTML5
5 3 (3.30%) .NET
5 3 (3.30%) XML
5 3 (3.30%) DOM
6 2 (2.20%) Middleware
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.20%) CSS3
7 1 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.10%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.10%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (60.44%) User Experience
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.20%) NHS
3 2 (2.20%) W3C
3 2 (2.20%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.20%) IVR
3 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.10%) Wiki
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Android
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.78%) Information Architecture
2 18 (19.78%) Web Design
3 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 7 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (5.49%) Analytics
5 5 (5.49%) ITIL
5 5 (5.49%) CRM
6 4 (4.40%) Scrum
6 4 (4.40%) Kanban
6 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.30%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (3.30%) Product Management
7 3 (3.30%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.30%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (3.30%) Service Management
8 2 (2.20%) ITSM
8 2 (2.20%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.20%) SOA
8 2 (2.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.30%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) Lisp
3 1 (1.10%) LINC
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) CCNP
1 3 (3.30%) CCNA
1 3 (3.30%) CCDP
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
1 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.10%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Adobe
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco
4 3 (3.30%) HP
4 3 (3.30%) BMC
4 3 (3.30%) Blue Coat
4 3 (3.30%) Google
4 3 (3.30%) TippingPoint
4 3 (3.30%) F5
5 1 (1.10%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Avaya
5 1 (1.10%) Unisys
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