Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 106 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 -24 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 91 75 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.85% 1.77% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.82% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 86
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.26% +8.29%
10th Percentile £306 £309 £305
90th Percentile £480 £469 £473
England median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.42% +1.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £33.38
% change year-on-year +52.17% -31.09% +33.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,739 4,115 5,365
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 96.98% 96.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,164 2,698 3,494
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 126 186
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.10 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.70% +1.71% +2.99%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.34
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.75 £29.75
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Yorkshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
West Yorkshire -9 65 £400 +5.96% 40
North Yorkshire +7 13 £250 -33.33% 8
South Yorkshire -1 5 £394 +5.70% 5
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 60 (65.93%) User Experience
2 37 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 25 (27.47%) HTML
4 25 (27.47%) CSS
5 20 (21.98%) Adobe
5 20 (21.98%) Service Design
6 15 (16.48%) Prototyping
7 14 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (15.38%) Finance
8 13 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.99%) Publishing
10 10 (10.99%) Rapid Prototyping
11 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
12 8 (8.79%) SDLC
13 7 (7.69%) Front End Development
13 7 (7.69%) Typography
13 7 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (7.69%) Social Media
13 7 (7.69%) Scrum
14 6 (6.59%) Legal
14 6 (6.59%) Adobe Illustrator
14 6 (6.59%) SEO
14 6 (6.59%) Photoshop
14 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (6.59%) Android
14 6 (6.59%) Usability Testing
14 6 (6.59%) User Stories

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (2.20%) WordPress
2 1 (1.10%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (6.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (6.59%) InVision
2 6 (6.59%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.20%) InDesign
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) npm
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.10%) Babel
2 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.10%) webpack
2 1 (1.10%) YouTrack
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Publishing
3 6 (6.59%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) CSS
1 25 (27.47%) HTML
2 5 (5.49%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) CSS3
3 2 (2.20%) jQuery
3 2 (2.20%) JSON
4 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.10%) HTML5
4 1 (1.10%) Jest
4 1 (1.10%) Node.js
4 1 (1.10%) React
4 1 (1.10%) Redux
4 1 (1.10%) REST
4 1 (1.10%) RESTful
4 1 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.10%) Spring
4 1 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (65.93%) User Experience
2 13 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.69%) Social Media
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.49%) iPhone
6 4 (4.40%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.20%) Photography
7 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.10%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Android
2 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 20 (21.98%) Service Design
4 15 (16.48%) Prototyping
5 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
6 10 (10.99%) Rapid Prototyping
7 8 (8.79%) SDLC
8 7 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 7 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (7.69%) Scrum
8 7 (7.69%) Typography
9 6 (6.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (6.59%) SEO
9 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (6.59%) Usability Testing
9 6 (6.59%) User Stories
10 5 (5.49%) Iconography
10 5 (5.49%) Information Architecture
10 5 (5.49%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) C#
3 1 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
1 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Adobe
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.10%) Pega
3 1 (1.10%) SAP