Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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.

Designer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 56 70
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 7 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.74% 2.07% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 2.17% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £338 £318 £427
90th Percentile £488 £444 £470
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £378 £380
% change year-on-year +6.62% -0.66% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 896 784 1,014
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.26% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 441 714
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £230 £180 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 39
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £9.15 £10.50 £9.40
90th Percentile £45.63 £22.80 £29.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.48 £13.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +24.34% -1.85% +3.85%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in South Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in South Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in South Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in South Yorkshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -10 4 £394 -4.55% 3
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) 3D Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Product Management
1 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft