The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 67 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 54 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.23% 1.33% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.42% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 16
Average daily rate
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£175 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.67% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £214 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -14.00%
Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2234 2039 2523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.16% 93.36% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1121 1308
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 122 121
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Yorkshire region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Yorkshire region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
West Yorkshire +34 46 £170 -46.87% 13
North Yorkshire +5 5 £375 +15.38% 6
South Yorkshire 0 1 - - 9
East Yorkshire - 1 £145 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 69 (64.49%) HTML
2 64 (59.81%) CSS
3 55 (51.40%) Photoshop
4 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
5 44 (41.12%) jQuery
6 33 (30.84%) Adobe
7 29 (27.10%) XHTML
8 28 (26.17%) Flash
8 28 (26.17%) Dreamweaver
8 28 (26.17%) Marketing
8 28 (26.17%) User Experience
9 22 (20.56%) Adobe Illustrator
10 20 (18.69%) Web Design
11 17 (15.89%) SEO
12 16 (14.95%) Online Marketing
13 14 (13.08%) HTML5
14 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (11.21%) Content Management
15 10 (9.35%) Retail
15 10 (9.35%) Finance
15 10 (9.35%) Advertising
16 9 (8.41%) CMS
16 9 (8.41%) Graphic Design
16 9 (8.41%) E-Commerce
17 8 (7.48%) Sass
17 8 (7.48%) Copywriting
18 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
18 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
18 7 (6.54%) Legal
18 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (8.41%) CMS
2 3 (2.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.87%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.93%) CICS
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 55 (51.40%) Photoshop
2 22 (20.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.80%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.87%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) InDesign
5 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) DNS
1 3 (2.80%) LDAP
1 3 (2.80%) Firewall
1 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.80%) Network Security
2 2 (1.87%) FTP
3 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (26.17%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (4.67%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.87%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.93%) Trac
4 1 (0.93%) Grunt
General
1 28 (26.17%) Marketing
2 10 (9.35%) Retail
2 10 (9.35%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Advertising
3 7 (6.54%) Legal
4 6 (5.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (64.49%) HTML
2 64 (59.81%) CSS
3 44 (41.12%) jQuery
4 29 (27.10%) XHTML
5 28 (26.17%) Flash
6 14 (13.08%) HTML5
7 8 (7.48%) Sass
8 7 (6.54%) CSS3
9 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.87%) Web Services
10 2 (1.87%) Middleware
11 1 (0.93%) .NET
11 1 (0.93%) WCF
11 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.93%) Java EE
11 1 (0.93%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.93%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (0.93%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.17%) User Experience
2 9 (8.41%) Graphic Design
3 8 (7.48%) Copywriting
4 7 (6.54%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.87%) FMCG
6 2 (1.87%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.87%) W3C
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) Animation
7 1 (0.93%) Psychology
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.87%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.69%) Web Design
2 17 (15.89%) SEO
3 16 (14.95%) Online Marketing
4 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.21%) Content Management
5 9 (8.41%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
6 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling
6 7 (6.54%) Benchmarking
7 6 (5.61%) Data Governance
7 6 (5.61%) Customer Insight
7 6 (5.61%) Migration
8 5 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (3.74%) SOA
10 3 (2.80%) MVC
10 3 (2.80%) Scrum
10 3 (2.80%) Web Development
10 3 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.80%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.61%) Java
3 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.80%) Perl
3 3 (2.80%) PHP
3 3 (2.80%) C++
4 2 (1.87%) LINC
5 1 (0.93%) SQL
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) Degree
1 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (30.84%) Adobe
2 4 (3.74%) Trillium
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco
3 3 (2.80%) IBM
3 3 (2.80%) Juniper
3 3 (2.80%) Symantec
3 3 (2.80%) McAfee
3 3 (2.80%) Websense
3 3 (2.80%) Blue Coat
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.93%) Unisys
5 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Unica
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