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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 50 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 43 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.59% 1.13% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 1.20% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 10
Average daily rate
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£160 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -28.57%
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
1543 1418 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.06% 93.85% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 753 996
Average daily rate £345 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 69 78
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +31 37 £160 -28.88% 11
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Cleckheaton - - - -
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 48 (58.54%) HTML
2 45 (54.88%) CSS
3 37 (45.12%) Photoshop
4 34 (41.46%) jQuery
5 33 (40.24%) JavaScript
6 29 (35.37%) XHTML
7 27 (32.93%) Dreamweaver
7 27 (32.93%) Adobe
8 25 (30.49%) Flash
9 21 (25.61%) Marketing
9 21 (25.61%) User Experience
10 17 (20.73%) SEO
11 16 (19.51%) Online Marketing
12 12 (14.63%) Web Design
12 12 (14.63%) Content Management
13 11 (13.41%) HTML5
14 10 (12.20%) Retail
14 10 (12.20%) Advertising
15 9 (10.98%) CMS
16 8 (9.76%) Adobe Illustrator
16 8 (9.76%) Copywriting
17 7 (8.54%) Legal
17 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
17 7 (8.54%) Benchmarking
18 6 (7.32%) Migration
18 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 6 (7.32%) Finance
18 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
18 6 (7.32%) Banking

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (10.98%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) Apache
3 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 37 (45.12%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) LDAP
1 3 (3.66%) DNS
1 3 (3.66%) Firewall
1 3 (3.66%) Network Security
1 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.44%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (32.93%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (3.66%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (25.61%) Marketing
2 10 (12.20%) Advertising
2 10 (12.20%) Retail
3 7 (8.54%) Legal
4 6 (7.32%) Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (58.54%) HTML
2 45 (54.88%) CSS
3 34 (41.46%) jQuery
4 29 (35.37%) XHTML
5 25 (30.49%) Flash
6 11 (13.41%) HTML5
7 6 (7.32%) CSS3
8 5 (6.10%) Sass
9 2 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.44%) Middleware
9 2 (2.44%) Web Services
10 1 (1.22%) .NET
10 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.22%) Java EE
10 1 (1.22%) WCF
10 1 (1.22%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) User Experience
2 8 (9.76%) Copywriting
3 4 (4.88%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) W3C
4 2 (2.44%) FMCG
5 1 (1.22%) Social Media
5 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.22%) Animation
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) SEO
2 16 (19.51%) Online Marketing
3 12 (14.63%) Web Design
3 12 (14.63%) Content Management
4 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
4 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.54%) Benchmarking
5 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.32%) Migration
5 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.32%) Data Governance
5 6 (7.32%) Customer Insight
6 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.88%) SOA
8 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.66%) MVC
8 3 (3.66%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.66%) Information Architecture
9 2 (2.44%) Display Advertising
9 2 (2.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.10%) Java
3 3 (3.66%) C++
3 3 (3.66%) Perl
3 3 (3.66%) PHP
3 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.22%) LINC
4 1 (1.22%) C
4 1 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Adobe
2 4 (4.88%) Trillium
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco
3 3 (3.66%) Symantec
3 3 (3.66%) McAfee
3 3 (3.66%) Websense
3 3 (3.66%) Blue Coat
3 3 (3.66%) Juniper
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) Unica
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + Flexi-time
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago