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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 60 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 31 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.19% 1.77% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 1.86% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 24
Median daily rate £250 £375 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £475 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £416
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%

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
1355 1886 1638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.56% 95.25% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 1247 1129
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +7 31 £250 -33.33% 5
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 53 (48.62%) User Experience
2 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.94%) HTML
4 27 (24.77%) CSS
5 19 (17.43%) Netezza
5 19 (17.43%) Oracle
5 19 (17.43%) RAD
5 19 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (17.43%) ETL
5 19 (17.43%) Data Modelling
5 19 (17.43%) Adobe
5 19 (17.43%) Dimensional Modelling
5 19 (17.43%) Oracle ODI
5 19 (17.43%) Wireframes
6 15 (13.76%) HTML5
7 14 (12.84%) Typography
8 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
9 12 (11.01%) Photoshop
9 12 (11.01%) Finance
9 12 (11.01%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (11.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (10.09%) Prototyping
10 11 (10.09%) Web Application Development
10 11 (10.09%) Publishing
11 10 (9.17%) SEO
12 9 (8.26%) Legal
13 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
13 8 (7.34%) Cisco
13 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
13 8 (7.34%) Service Design

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 (1.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) CMS
2 1 (0.92%) Confluence
2 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 12 (11.01%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (11.01%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.92%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.92%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.92%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (6.42%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (4.59%) NetScaler
3 4 (3.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (3.67%) FCoE
3 4 (3.67%) NX-OS
4 3 (2.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.83%) BGP
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (1.83%) DMZ
5 2 (1.83%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.83%) OSPF
5 2 (1.83%) WLAN
6 1 (0.92%) ISDN
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
6 1 (0.92%) PBX
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
1 19 (17.43%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (2.75%) Big Data
2 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Publishing
3 9 (8.26%) Legal
4 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.42%) Billing
5 7 (6.42%) Games
6 6 (5.50%) Banking
6 6 (5.50%) Marketing
7 4 (3.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.94%) HTML
2 27 (24.77%) CSS
3 15 (13.76%) HTML5
4 5 (4.59%) CSS3
5 4 (3.67%) .NET
6 3 (2.75%) LESS
6 3 (2.75%) Sass
7 2 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.83%) WCF
8 1 (0.92%) CCXML
8 1 (0.92%) Flash
8 1 (0.92%) RFC 2833
8 1 (0.92%) VXML
8 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (48.62%) User Experience
2 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.59%) Motion Graphics
4 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.67%) Animation
4 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.75%) Social Media
6 2 (1.83%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.92%) AS400
7 1 (0.92%) iSeries
7 1 (0.92%) IVR
7 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Photography
7 1 (0.92%) RIA
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Linux
1 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.75%) Android
2 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.75%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) CentOS
3 2 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.92%) OS/400
4 1 (0.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.43%) Data Modelling
2 19 (17.43%) Dimensional Modelling
2 19 (17.43%) ETL
2 19 (17.43%) RAD
2 19 (17.43%) Wireframes
3 14 (12.84%) Typography
4 11 (10.09%) Prototyping
4 11 (10.09%) Web Application Development
5 10 (9.17%) SEO
6 8 (7.34%) Iconography
6 8 (7.34%) Service Design
7 6 (5.50%) Data Protection
7 6 (5.50%) Front End Development
8 5 (4.59%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (3.67%) Migration
9 4 (3.67%) Web Design
10 3 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.67%) SQL
3 2 (1.83%) C#
4 1 (0.92%) C
4 1 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) RPG
4 1 (0.92%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) CCNP
1 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.75%) Degree
3 2 (1.83%) CCNA
4 1 (0.92%) CCDP
4 1 (0.92%) CCIE
4 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.92%) Docker
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.92%) Puppet
1 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Adobe
1 19 (17.43%) Netezza
1 19 (17.43%) Oracle
2 8 (7.34%) Cisco
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.50%) F5
4 5 (4.59%) Brocade
5 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.67%) VMware
6 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.83%) HP
7 2 (1.83%) TippingPoint
8 1 (0.92%) Avaya
8 1 (0.92%) Genesys
8 1 (0.92%) Google
8 1 (0.92%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.92%) Splunk
8 1 (0.92%) Verint