Period
to 7 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 116 126
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 52 83 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.50% 1.68% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.76% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 48
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £333 £308 £277
90th Percentile £488 £475 £489
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +44.57% -32.55%

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 3,297 4,726 4,285
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.90% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,214 3,195 2,841
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £221 £263 £228
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
England median daily rate £463 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 192 145
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.81 £15.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.08% +5.36%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.40 £10.10
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.31 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.38% -1.07% +3.72%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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 +13 24 £425 +10.39% 17
North Yorkshire +5 14 £425 -5.56% 1
South Yorkshire +11 12 £475 +18.75% 7
Humberside - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) User Experience
3 19 (36.54%) Prototyping
4 14 (26.92%) Analytics
5 13 (25.00%) Sketch
6 11 (21.15%) Wireframes
6 11 (21.15%) InVision
7 9 (17.31%) Public Sector
7 9 (17.31%) Scrum
7 9 (17.31%) HTML
8 8 (15.38%) CSS
8 8 (15.38%) Service Design
9 7 (13.46%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 6 (11.54%) Balsamiq
10 6 (11.54%) Axure RP
10 6 (11.54%) Information Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) Web Design
11 5 (9.62%) Legal
12 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (7.69%) Design Thinking
12 4 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
12 4 (7.69%) SEO
12 4 (7.69%) Adobe
13 3 (5.77%) Degree
13 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
13 3 (5.77%) Qualitative Research
13 3 (5.77%) CSS3
13 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving

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 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Sketch
2 11 (21.15%) InVision
3 4 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.92%) Marvel
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.92%) FCoE
1 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
1 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) Network Security
1 1 (1.92%) VPN
1 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Axure RP
1 6 (11.54%) Balsamiq
General
1 9 (17.31%) Public Sector
2 5 (9.62%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) CSS3
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (59.62%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.85%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.92%) Animation
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Prototyping
3 14 (26.92%) Analytics
4 11 (21.15%) Wireframes
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) Service Design
7 7 (13.46%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 6 (11.54%) Information Architecture
9 5 (9.62%) Web Design
10 4 (7.69%) Design Thinking
10 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
10 4 (7.69%) SEO
11 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.77%) Qualitative Research
12 2 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
12 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
12 2 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
12 2 (3.85%) Typography
12 2 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
1 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco
2 2 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Citrix
3 1 (1.92%) ForeScout
3 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.92%) Qualys
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) Veritas
3 1 (1.92%) VMware