The median contractor rate for a Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 98 81
Rank change year-on-year +38 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 42 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.93% 1.26% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 1.31% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 35
Median daily rate £350 £375 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £316 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £92.50 £21.84
% change year-on-year -75.67% +323.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1402 1984 2003
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.40% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 1375 1378
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 60
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.13 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in West Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in West Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in West Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in West Yorkshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds +28 41 £350 -6.66% 11
Bradford +8 2 £500 -
Designer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 40 (57.14%) User Experience
2 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) HTML
4 21 (30.00%) CSS
4 21 (30.00%) Wireframes
5 16 (22.86%) Prototyping
6 13 (18.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (17.14%) ITIL
7 12 (17.14%) Adobe
8 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
8 11 (15.71%) Analytics
8 11 (15.71%) Service Design
9 9 (12.86%) Minimum Viable Product
9 9 (12.86%) Axure RP
9 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 7 (10.00%) InVision
11 7 (10.00%) HTML5
11 7 (10.00%) Degree
11 7 (10.00%) Photoshop
11 7 (10.00%) Finance
12 6 (8.57%) Scrum
12 6 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (8.57%) Retail
13 5 (7.14%) Usability Testing
13 5 (7.14%) Process Improvement
13 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
13 5 (7.14%) SEO
13 5 (7.14%) Legal

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.43%) JBoss
2 1 (1.43%) Liferay
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (10.00%) InVision
2 7 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (5.71%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (2.86%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) WAN
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) DHCP
3 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) FTP
3 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.86%) SMTP
3 2 (2.86%) SSL
3 2 (2.86%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.29%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Legal
3 5 (7.14%) Publishing
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Games
4 4 (5.71%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) HTML
2 21 (30.00%) CSS
3 7 (10.00%) HTML5
4 4 (5.71%) CSS3
5 3 (4.29%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) Flash
6 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.43%) D3.js
7 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.43%) J2EE
7 1 (1.43%) LESS
7 1 (1.43%) OSCache
7 1 (1.43%) REST
7 1 (1.43%) Sass
7 1 (1.43%) Spring
7 1 (1.43%) Spring Integration
7 1 (1.43%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.43%) Spring Security
7 1 (1.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (57.14%) User Experience
2 9 (12.86%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (5.71%) Social Media
4 3 (4.29%) Animation
4 3 (4.29%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (2.86%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) iPhone
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) Wireframes
3 16 (22.86%) Prototyping
4 13 (18.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (17.14%) ITIL
6 11 (15.71%) Analytics
6 11 (15.71%) Service Design
7 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.57%) Scrum
10 5 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 5 (7.14%) SEO
10 5 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 5 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (7.14%) Typography
10 5 (7.14%) Usability Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Validation
10 5 (7.14%) Web Application Development
11 4 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.14%) C
3 2 (2.86%) Java
3 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.86%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Adobe
2 3 (4.29%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Twitter
4 1 (1.43%) ATG
4 1 (1.43%) Omniture
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