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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 50 79 95
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 49 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.91% 1.23% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 1.31% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 16
Average daily rate
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£250 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £234 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1573 1453 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.30% 94.35% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 764 1000
Average daily rate £345 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 89
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 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 23 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 +29 36 £175 -26.31% 6
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 38 (55.88%) HTML
2 36 (52.94%) CSS
3 27 (39.71%) Photoshop
4 26 (38.24%) jQuery
5 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
6 18 (26.47%) Adobe
7 17 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
7 17 (25.00%) XHTML
8 16 (23.53%) Flash
9 15 (22.06%) HTML5
10 13 (19.12%) SEO
10 13 (19.12%) Marketing
11 11 (16.18%) Web Design
11 11 (16.18%) Retail
11 11 (16.18%) Content Management
12 9 (13.24%) CSS3
13 8 (11.76%) Online Marketing
13 8 (11.76%) Banking
13 8 (11.76%) Copywriting
13 8 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
14 7 (10.29%) Benchmarking
14 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.29%) Legal
14 7 (10.29%) Advertising
15 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
15 6 (8.82%) CMS
15 6 (8.82%) Finance
15 6 (8.82%) Customer Insight
16 5 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
16 5 (7.35%) Sass

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 6 (8.82%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Photoshop
2 8 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (4.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (19.12%) Marketing
2 11 (16.18%) Retail
3 8 (11.76%) Banking
4 7 (10.29%) Legal
4 7 (10.29%) Advertising
5 6 (8.82%) Finance
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
6 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.88%) HTML
2 36 (52.94%) CSS
3 26 (38.24%) jQuery
4 17 (25.00%) XHTML
5 16 (23.53%) Flash
6 15 (22.06%) HTML5
7 9 (13.24%) CSS3
8 5 (7.35%) Sass
9 2 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.94%) Middleware
9 2 (2.94%) Web Services
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.47%) Java EE
10 1 (1.47%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Copywriting
2 4 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.94%) W3C
3 2 (2.94%) FMCG
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.47%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) SEO
2 11 (16.18%) Web Design
2 11 (16.18%) Content Management
3 8 (11.76%) Online Marketing
4 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.29%) Benchmarking
5 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) Customer Insight
6 5 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.88%) SOA
7 4 (5.88%) Data Governance
8 3 (4.41%) Information Architecture
8 3 (4.41%) Migration
9 2 (2.94%) MVC
9 2 (2.94%) ETL
9 2 (2.94%) BPEL
9 2 (2.94%) Display Advertising
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.35%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (1.47%) SQL
4 1 (1.47%) LINC
4 1 (1.47%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Adobe
2 4 (5.88%) Trillium
3 2 (2.94%) IBM
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) Unica
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