The median contractor rate for a Designer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Designer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 34 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.82% 3.59% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 3.78% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 1
Median daily rate £325 £449 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.57% -5.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.76 £175.00 £21.84
% change year-on-year -81.28% +701.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 423 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.64% 94.84% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 307 235
Median daily rate £375 £405 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +67.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £32.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured Designer in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 4 - -
Designer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 15 (62.50%) HTML
1 15 (62.50%) User Experience
2 12 (50.00%) Publishing
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Design
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (8.33%) Marketing
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Electronics
7 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
7 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.17%) Typography

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 (4.17%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Liferay
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.17%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 12 (50.00%) Publishing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) D3.js
3 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) OSCache
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) Spring Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Service Design
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (4.17%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Typography
5 1 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) ATG
2 1 (4.17%) CA
2 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk