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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 99 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 34 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.26% 1.21% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.29% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +21.25%
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
2502 2324 1902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.70% 93.90% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1571 1414 939
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 117 146
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% -4.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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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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 -9 24 £350 -3.44% 8
North Yorkshire +1 5 £180 -50.34% 2
South Yorkshire -3 2 £325 +18.18% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 37 (43.02%) HTML
2 30 (34.88%) CSS
3 29 (33.72%) User Experience
4 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (17.44%) Photoshop
5 15 (17.44%) Oracle
5 15 (17.44%) XML
6 14 (16.28%) SOA
6 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
7 13 (15.12%) Rapid Prototyping
8 12 (13.95%) Java
9 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
9 10 (11.63%) Finance
9 10 (11.63%) Web Design
10 9 (10.47%) Cisco
10 9 (10.47%) .NET
11 8 (9.30%) CRM
11 8 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (8.14%) Firewall
12 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
12 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (8.14%) UX Design
12 7 (8.14%) jQuery
13 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (5.81%) Service Management
14 5 (5.81%) Scrum
14 5 (5.81%) Retail

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (5.81%) Moodle
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.33%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.49%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.16%) InDesign
5 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Firewall
2 5 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (5.81%) LAN
2 5 (5.81%) WAN
2 5 (5.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (5.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (4.65%) WLAN
3 4 (4.65%) MPLS
3 4 (4.65%) BGP
3 4 (4.65%) EIGRP
4 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.49%) VoIP
4 3 (3.49%) HTTP
5 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.33%) DMZ
6 1 (1.16%) Multicast
6 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.16%) SAN
6 1 (1.16%) Broadband
6 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.65%) Big Data
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) DB2
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.16%) ERwin
3 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Billing
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.02%) HTML
2 30 (34.88%) CSS
3 15 (17.44%) XML
4 9 (10.47%) .NET
5 7 (8.14%) jQuery
6 4 (4.65%) HTML5
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.49%) Web Services
7 3 (3.49%) Flash
7 3 (3.49%) Middleware
8 2 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.33%) JMS
8 2 (2.33%) WSDL
8 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.33%) XSD
8 2 (2.33%) JSON
8 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (2.33%) REST
9 1 (1.16%) CSS3
9 1 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.72%) User Experience
2 5 (5.81%) E-Learning
2 5 (5.81%) Video Editing
3 4 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.33%) Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) Open Source
5 2 (2.33%) IVR
5 2 (2.33%) W3C
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) Physics
6 1 (1.16%) Psychology
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Solaris
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (16.28%) SOA
4 13 (15.12%) Rapid Prototyping
5 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
5 10 (11.63%) Web Design
6 8 (9.30%) CRM
7 7 (8.14%) UX Design
8 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.81%) Scrum
9 5 (5.81%) BPEL
9 5 (5.81%) Service Management
9 5 (5.81%) ETL
9 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.81%) UML
10 4 (4.65%) ITIL
10 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.65%) Data Management
10 4 (4.65%) Web Development
10 4 (4.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.95%) Java
3 5 (5.81%) PHP
4 4 (4.65%) Lisp
5 2 (2.33%) SQL
5 2 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.81%) CCNP
2 5 (5.81%) CCNA
3 4 (4.65%) CCDP
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
1 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) SRDF
2 1 (1.16%) KVM
2 1 (1.16%) NFS
2 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) OPNET
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.47%) Cisco
4 5 (5.81%) F5
5 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
5 4 (4.65%) TippingPoint
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe
5 4 (4.65%) HP
5 4 (4.65%) BMC
5 4 (4.65%) Informatica
6 3 (3.49%) Intel
6 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.49%) IBM
6 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 2 (2.33%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) Software AG
8 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.16%) Remedy
8 1 (1.16%) NetApp
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