Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 105 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 -29 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 64 47 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.88% 1.57% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.62% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 66
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £320 £285 £175
90th Percentile £475 £516 £459
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
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 3,271 2,901 3,485
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 97.09% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,207 1,988 2,270
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £256 £256
90th Percentile £553 £544 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 86 98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% +9.23% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.53 £8.75
90th Percentile £25.55 £35.88 £24.74
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +2.98%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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
Leeds +2 46 £400 +5.26% 14
Bradford -18 2 £563 +45.16% 6
Halifax -1 1 £450 +1.81% 1
Bingley - 1 £375 -
Designer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 45 (70.31%) User Experience
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.13%) Wireframes
4 16 (25.00%) Service Design
5 15 (23.44%) Prototyping
5 15 (23.44%) HTML
6 14 (21.88%) CSS
7 12 (18.75%) Adobe
7 12 (18.75%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
9 10 (15.63%) Rapid Prototyping
10 9 (14.06%) Scrum
10 9 (14.06%) Finance
10 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
11 8 (12.50%) SDLC
11 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
12 6 (9.38%) Publishing
12 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
12 6 (9.38%) .NET
12 6 (9.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (7.81%) InVision
13 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (7.81%) Web Design
13 5 (7.81%) Service Management
13 5 (7.81%) Information Architecture
13 5 (7.81%) Analytics
14 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (6.25%) Oracle
14 4 (6.25%) ITIL

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 1 (1.56%) Anypoint
1 1 (1.56%) CMS
1 1 (1.56%) Confluence
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (7.81%) InVision
3 2 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) npm
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) LAN
1 1 (1.56%) Skype
1 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.13%) YouTrack
3 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.56%) Babel
3 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Publishing
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) HTML
2 14 (21.88%) CSS
3 6 (9.38%) .NET
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.13%) CSS3
5 2 (3.13%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.13%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) REST
5 2 (3.13%) RESTful
5 2 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) DOM
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) Node.js
6 1 (1.56%) React
6 1 (1.56%) SOAP
6 1 (1.56%) Spring
6 1 (1.56%) Tapestry
6 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (70.31%) User Experience
2 8 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.13%) iPhone
4 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Wireframes
3 16 (25.00%) Service Design
4 15 (23.44%) Prototyping
5 12 (18.75%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
7 10 (15.63%) Rapid Prototyping
8 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
8 9 (14.06%) Scrum
9 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (12.50%) SDLC
10 5 (7.81%) Analytics
10 5 (7.81%) Information Architecture
10 5 (7.81%) Service Management
10 5 (7.81%) Web Design
11 4 (6.25%) DevOps
11 4 (6.25%) ITIL
11 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (4.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
1 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Adobe
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft