The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 89 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 32 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.55% 2.16% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.27% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 28
Median daily rate £375 £433 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% +38.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £254 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +35.55%
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
1980 1938 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.16% 95.00% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1290 1132
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 65 65
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -9 30 £375 -17.80% 11
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 35 (62.50%) User Experience
2 26 (46.43%) HTML
2 26 (46.43%) CSS
3 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.57%) Adobe
5 15 (26.79%) Wireframes
6 12 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (19.64%) Analytics
8 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.07%) Photoshop
9 9 (16.07%) Web Design
9 9 (16.07%) Axure RP
10 8 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (14.29%) jQuery
10 8 (14.29%) Degree
10 8 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (14.29%) Retail
10 8 (14.29%) CRM
10 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
11 7 (12.50%) Finance
11 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (10.71%) CSS3
12 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (10.71%) HTML5
12 6 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
12 6 (10.71%) Google
12 6 (10.71%) Google Analytics
12 6 (10.71%) Benchmarking
12 6 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
13 5 (8.93%) Mobile First

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (16.07%) Photoshop
3 8 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.79%) Protractor
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.29%) Retail
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) CSS
1 26 (46.43%) HTML
2 8 (14.29%) jQuery
3 6 (10.71%) CSS3
3 6 (10.71%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) Flash
5 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.57%) WAP
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.79%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.79%) LESS
6 1 (1.79%) Sass
6 1 (1.79%) Symfony
6 1 (1.79%) Twig
6 1 (1.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (62.50%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Taxonomies
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Graphic Design
4 3 (5.36%) W3C
5 2 (3.57%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Animation
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
6 1 (1.79%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Wireframes
3 11 (19.64%) Analytics
4 9 (16.07%) Web Design
5 8 (14.29%) CRM
5 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 6 (10.71%) Benchmarking
6 6 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (8.93%) Mobile First
7 5 (8.93%) SOA
7 5 (8.93%) Typography
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.14%) Web Development
9 3 (5.36%) Information Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Product Management
10 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.57%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.57%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) LINC
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) PHP
3 1 (1.79%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) Ruby
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Adobe
2 6 (10.71%) Google
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) Retalix
5 2 (3.57%) Unisys
6 1 (1.79%) BT
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) VMware