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 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 77 93 111
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 41 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.70% 1.21% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.29% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 16
Average daily rate
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£160 £295 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.76% +24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £212 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.41%
Designer
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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 2093 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.85% 93.69% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1122 1351
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 140 128
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £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 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +22 37 £160 -50.00% 14
South Yorkshire -4 1 £210 -28.81% 5
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 56 (62.22%) HTML
2 54 (60.00%) CSS
3 44 (48.89%) Photoshop
4 39 (43.33%) jQuery
5 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
6 27 (30.00%) Adobe
7 25 (27.78%) Marketing
8 23 (25.56%) Dreamweaver
9 22 (24.44%) Flash
9 22 (24.44%) XHTML
10 19 (21.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 16 (17.78%) Web Design
12 14 (15.56%) SEO
12 14 (15.56%) HTML5
13 13 (14.44%) Online Marketing
14 11 (12.22%) Retail
14 11 (12.22%) Content Management
15 9 (10.00%) Finance
16 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
16 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
16 8 (8.89%) Copywriting
16 8 (8.89%) Advertising
16 8 (8.89%) Sass
17 7 (7.78%) CSS3
17 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (7.78%) Data Analysis
17 7 (7.78%) Graphic Design
17 7 (7.78%) Legal
17 7 (7.78%) Benchmarking
18 6 (6.67%) Java

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.22%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
Applications
1 44 (48.89%) Photoshop
2 19 (21.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) FTP
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) Essbase
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (25.56%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (3.33%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.22%) Subversion
3 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) Trac
4 1 (1.11%) Grunt
4 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (27.78%) Marketing
2 11 (12.22%) Retail
3 9 (10.00%) Finance
4 8 (8.89%) Advertising
5 7 (7.78%) Legal
6 6 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
7 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (62.22%) HTML
2 54 (60.00%) CSS
3 39 (43.33%) jQuery
4 22 (24.44%) Flash
4 22 (24.44%) XHTML
5 14 (15.56%) HTML5
6 8 (8.89%) Sass
7 7 (7.78%) CSS3
8 5 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.22%) Middleware
9 2 (2.22%) Web Services
10 1 (1.11%) .NET
10 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.11%) Java EE
10 1 (1.11%) WCF
10 1 (1.11%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.11%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (1.11%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Copywriting
2 7 (7.78%) Graphic Design
3 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.22%) FMCG
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.11%) W3C
5 1 (1.11%) Animation
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) Web Design
2 14 (15.56%) SEO
3 13 (14.44%) Online Marketing
4 11 (12.22%) Content Management
5 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
5 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.78%) Benchmarking
6 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.78%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (6.67%) Customer Insight
7 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.56%) Data Governance
9 4 (4.44%) Migration
9 4 (4.44%) SOA
10 3 (3.33%) Information Architecture
11 2 (2.22%) Display Advertising
11 2 (2.22%) Test Strategy
11 2 (2.22%) MVC
11 2 (2.22%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) C++
3 1 (1.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.11%) PHP
3 1 (1.11%) SQL
3 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.11%) LINC
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) Degree
1 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Adobe
2 4 (4.44%) Trillium
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco
5 1 (1.11%) Juniper
5 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.11%) Symantec
5 1 (1.11%) McAfee
5 1 (1.11%) Websense
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.11%) Unica
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