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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 66 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 42 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.28% 1.25% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.33% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 18
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £216 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £574 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
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
1707 1501 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.72% 93.75% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 896 775
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 55 94
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 December 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 December 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 +7 35 £500 +33.33% 10
Halifax -2 2 £419 +23.16%
Bradford -5 1 £350 -
Castleford - - - -
Otley - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 49 (53.85%) HTML
2 45 (49.45%) CSS
3 30 (32.97%) Photoshop
4 26 (28.57%) jQuery
5 25 (27.47%) XHTML
6 24 (26.37%) Dreamweaver
6 24 (26.37%) User Experience
7 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 20 (21.98%) Adobe
9 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (20.88%) Marketing
10 17 (18.68%) Flash
11 16 (17.58%) Online Marketing
12 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
14 12 (13.19%) SOA
15 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
15 10 (10.99%) Java
16 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
16 9 (9.89%) Cisco
16 9 (9.89%) SEO
16 9 (9.89%) Data Governance
17 8 (8.79%) Finance
17 8 (8.79%) Web Design
17 8 (8.79%) Oracle
18 7 (7.69%) CMS
19 6 (6.59%) Firewall
19 6 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
20 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
20 5 (5.49%) HTML5

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (7.69%) CMS
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) SAS
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (32.97%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.20%) InDesign
3 2 (2.20%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Firewall
1 6 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (4.40%) LAN
2 4 (4.40%) WAN
3 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 3 (3.30%) VoIP
3 3 (3.30%) LDAP
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.30%) Network Security
3 3 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.20%) WLAN
4 2 (2.20%) MPLS
4 2 (2.20%) BGP
4 2 (2.20%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.10%) Broadband
5 1 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (2.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.10%) ERwin
General
1 19 (20.88%) Marketing
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Advertising
4 3 (3.30%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Billing
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (53.85%) HTML
2 45 (49.45%) CSS
3 26 (28.57%) jQuery
4 25 (27.47%) XHTML
5 17 (18.68%) Flash
6 5 (5.49%) XML
6 5 (5.49%) HTML5
6 5 (5.49%) .NET
7 2 (2.20%) Web Services
7 2 (2.20%) CSS3
8 1 (1.10%) J2EE
8 1 (1.10%) J2ME
8 1 (1.10%) J2SE
8 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.10%) Java ME
8 1 (1.10%) Java SE
8 1 (1.10%) Java EE
8 1 (1.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) User Experience
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) W3C
4 1 (1.10%) IVR
4 1 (1.10%) Animation
4 1 (1.10%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.58%) Online Marketing
3 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 12 (13.19%) SOA
6 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.89%) SEO
7 9 (9.89%) Data Governance
8 8 (8.79%) Web Design
9 5 (5.49%) Migration
9 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.49%) BPEL
10 4 (4.40%) Content Management
10 4 (4.40%) Release Management
10 4 (4.40%) UML
10 4 (4.40%) UX Design
10 4 (4.40%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (4.40%) Physical Data Model
11 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.99%) Java
3 3 (3.30%) C++
3 3 (3.30%) Perl
3 3 (3.30%) PHP
3 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.20%) Lisp
5 1 (1.10%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) SQL
5 1 (1.10%) LINC
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) CCNP
2 3 (3.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.20%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.20%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Adobe
2 9 (9.89%) Cisco
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) Blue Coat
5 4 (4.40%) Trillium
6 3 (3.30%) Juniper
6 3 (3.30%) F5
6 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.30%) Symantec
6 3 (3.30%) McAfee
6 3 (3.30%) Websense
7 2 (2.20%) TippingPoint
7 2 (2.20%) BMC
7 2 (2.20%) HP
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.10%) Unisys
8 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.10%) VMware
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