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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 59 81 101
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 37 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.17% 1.10% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.17% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 13
Average daily rate
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£160 £320 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.41%
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
1589 1457 1856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.36% 94.18% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 774 1010
Average daily rate £340 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 74 76
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +25 33 £160 -17.41% 10
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Cleckheaton - - - -
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (57.75%) HTML
2 39 (54.93%) CSS
3 32 (45.07%) Photoshop
4 29 (40.85%) jQuery
5 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
6 23 (32.39%) Dreamweaver
6 23 (32.39%) Adobe
7 22 (30.99%) XHTML
8 21 (29.58%) Flash
9 18 (25.35%) Marketing
10 14 (19.72%) SEO
11 13 (18.31%) Online Marketing
12 11 (15.49%) HTML5
12 11 (15.49%) Content Management
12 11 (15.49%) Web Design
13 10 (14.08%) Retail
14 8 (11.27%) Adobe Illustrator
14 8 (11.27%) Copywriting
14 8 (11.27%) Advertising
15 7 (9.86%) Legal
15 7 (9.86%) Benchmarking
15 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
16 6 (8.45%) CSS3
16 6 (8.45%) Customer Insight
16 6 (8.45%) Banking
16 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (8.45%) CMS
16 6 (8.45%) Finance
16 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
17 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.45%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (45.07%) Photoshop
2 8 (11.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (4.23%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (25.35%) Marketing
2 10 (14.08%) Retail
3 8 (11.27%) Advertising
4 7 (9.86%) Legal
5 6 (8.45%) Banking
5 6 (8.45%) Finance
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (57.75%) HTML
2 39 (54.93%) CSS
3 29 (40.85%) jQuery
4 22 (30.99%) XHTML
5 21 (29.58%) Flash
6 11 (15.49%) HTML5
7 6 (8.45%) CSS3
8 5 (7.04%) Sass
9 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.82%) Middleware
9 2 (2.82%) Web Services
10 1 (1.41%) .NET
10 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.41%) Java EE
10 1 (1.41%) WCF
10 1 (1.41%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Copywriting
2 4 (5.63%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.82%) FMCG
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Social Media
4 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.41%) Animation
4 1 (1.41%) W3C
4 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) SEO
2 13 (18.31%) Online Marketing
3 11 (15.49%) Web Design
3 11 (15.49%) Content Management
4 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.86%) Benchmarking
5 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.45%) Customer Insight
6 5 (7.04%) Data Governance
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.63%) SOA
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Migration
7 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.23%) Information Architecture
9 2 (2.82%) Test Strategy
9 2 (2.82%) Display Advertising
9 2 (2.82%) BPEL
9 2 (2.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.04%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) C++
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.41%) LINC
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Adobe
2 4 (5.63%) Trillium
3 2 (2.82%) IBM
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) Juniper
4 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee
4 1 (1.41%) Websense
4 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.41%) Unica
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