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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 88 55 79
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 34 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.56% 2.66% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.84% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £173 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -46.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £160 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £303 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
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
2018 1587 1425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.87% 93.68% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 1001 751
Average daily rate £360 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 63
Average hourly rate £13.18 £13.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -31 32 £335 +97.05% 15
Halifax -1 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £150 - 2
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (47.37%) User Experience
2 28 (36.84%) HTML
2 28 (36.84%) CSS
3 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Web Design
4 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.79%) Adobe
6 11 (14.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 9 (11.84%) CRM
8 9 (11.84%) Photoshop
8 9 (11.84%) jQuery
8 9 (11.84%) Information Architecture
9 8 (10.53%) Finance
10 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
10 7 (9.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (9.21%) Oracle
11 6 (7.89%) .NET
11 6 (7.89%) XML
11 6 (7.89%) Marketing
12 5 (6.58%) E-Learning
12 5 (6.58%) ITIL
12 5 (6.58%) HTML5
12 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
13 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (5.26%) Moodle
13 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
13 4 (5.26%) PHP
13 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.26%) Advertising

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (5.26%) Moodle
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (11.84%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.95%) InDesign
4 3 (3.95%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) WLAN
1 3 (3.95%) MPLS
1 3 (3.95%) BGP
1 3 (3.95%) EIGRP
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (3.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) 4G
3 1 (1.32%) Network Security
3 1 (1.32%) QSIG
3 1 (1.32%) DPNSS
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) PBX
3 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.32%) DataStage
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.89%) Marketing
4 4 (5.26%) Interactive Media
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Advertising
5 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.63%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.63%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.84%) CSS
1 28 (36.84%) HTML
2 9 (11.84%) jQuery
3 6 (7.89%) .NET
3 6 (7.89%) XML
4 5 (6.58%) HTML5
5 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.95%) DOM
7 2 (2.63%) Middleware
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.63%) CSS3
8 1 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.32%) Sass
8 1 (1.32%) LESS
8 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (47.37%) User Experience
2 5 (6.58%) E-Learning
3 4 (5.26%) Video Editing
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) IVR
5 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) W3C
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.32%) Physics
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) Web Design
3 9 (11.84%) Information Architecture
3 9 (11.84%) CRM
4 5 (6.58%) ITIL
5 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.95%) Service Management
6 3 (3.95%) Product Management
6 3 (3.95%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (3.95%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.63%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.63%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.63%) SOA
7 2 (2.63%) ITSM
8 1 (1.32%) MVC
8 1 (1.32%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.32%) Workflow
8 1 (1.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.26%) PHP
3 3 (3.95%) Lisp
4 2 (2.63%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) LINC
5 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) CCNP
2 3 (3.95%) CCNA
2 3 (3.95%) CCDP
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Adobe
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco
4 3 (3.95%) HP
4 3 (3.95%) BMC
4 3 (3.95%) Blue Coat
4 3 (3.95%) TippingPoint
4 3 (3.95%) F5
5 2 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Avaya
6 1 (1.32%) Unisys
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