The median contractor rate for a Digital Designer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Digital Designer
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.50% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £388 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £250
% change year-on-year -22.22% +80.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £45.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 976 1380 1114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.21% 96.64% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 963 733
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Digital Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Digital Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Designer in Leeds

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital Designer in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Designer in Leeds

Digital Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Designer in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Designer in Leeds

Digital Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Designer in Leeds

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Digital 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 Leeds region featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) Photoshop
1 7 (58.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) Adobe
4 4 (33.33%) Animation
4 4 (33.33%) User Experience
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (16.67%) Publishing
6 2 (16.67%) Social Media
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
6 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) Online Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Edge Animate
7 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) Typography
7 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 1 (8.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (8.33%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (8.33%) Google
7 1 (8.33%) Smartphone

Digital Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (58.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Edge Animate
2 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Flash
4 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Animation
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (8.33%) Display Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 1 (8.33%) Online Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (8.33%) SEO
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (8.33%) Typography
2 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle