Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 68 97
Rank change year-on-year -44 +29 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 47 112 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.54% 3.11% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 3.23% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 69
West Yorkshire median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +40.00%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £299
90th Percentile £516 £458 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2946 3470 4203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.39% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2252 2831
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 180
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.09 £8.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.19 £33.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Leeds -17 38 £380 +8.57% 9
Bradford -13 4 £388 +14.81% 1
Halifax +10 1 £442 +11.90%
Wetherby - 1 £338 -
Designer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 35 (74.47%) User Experience
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Wireframes
4 13 (27.66%) Prototyping
5 12 (25.53%) CSS
5 12 (25.53%) HTML
6 9 (19.15%) Adobe
7 8 (17.02%) Photoshop
7 8 (17.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (14.89%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (12.77%) Finance
10 5 (10.64%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (10.64%) Rapid Prototyping
10 5 (10.64%) Axure RP
10 5 (10.64%) Usability Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Degree
10 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
10 5 (10.64%) Analytics
10 5 (10.64%) Front End Development
10 5 (10.64%) Service Design
11 4 (8.51%) InVision
11 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.51%) UX Design
11 4 (8.51%) Retail
11 4 (8.51%) Legal
11 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
12 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
12 3 (6.38%) Games
12 3 (6.38%) Scrum
12 3 (6.38%) Web Design

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 (4.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (17.02%) Photoshop
2 5 (10.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (8.51%) InVision
4 2 (4.26%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (2.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Demantra
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
1 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Slack
1 1 (2.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Games
5 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Billing
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) CSS
1 12 (25.53%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 35 (74.47%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Wireframes
3 13 (27.66%) Prototyping
4 7 (14.89%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (10.64%) Analytics
5 5 (10.64%) Front End Development
5 5 (10.64%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (10.64%) Service Design
5 5 (10.64%) Usability Testing
6 4 (8.51%) UX Design
7 3 (6.38%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (6.38%) Scrum
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Web Design
8 2 (4.26%) Content Writing
8 2 (4.26%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.26%) SDLC
8 2 (4.26%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Adobe
2 2 (4.26%) Genesys
2 2 (4.26%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Netezza
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow