The median contractor rate for a Designer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Designer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 58 42
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 18 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.94% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £419 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.98% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +10.00%  

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 440 528 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 96.28% 96.70% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 363 266
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +64.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 +19 18 £419 - 3
Designer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (52.78%) HTML
1 19 (52.78%) User Experience
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Publishing
4 10 (27.78%) Service Design
5 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.00%) Internet
6 7 (19.44%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Marketing
7 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.89%) MS Office
7 5 (13.89%) SAP
7 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (13.89%) Electronics
7 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
8 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (11.11%) NX-OS
8 4 (11.11%) NetScaler
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 4 (11.11%) NX-OS
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (8.33%) FCoE
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) FWSM
5 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 12 (33.33%) Publishing
2 5 (13.89%) Electronics
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) CSS3
2 1 (2.78%) HTML5
2 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Service Design
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (19.44%) Web Development
5 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) Prototyping
6 2 (5.56%) Web Usability
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Front End Development
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Typography
7 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (2.78%) Web Design
7 1 (2.78%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.89%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Brocade
3 3 (8.33%) F5
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire