Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 87 127
Rank change year-on-year -34 +40 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 82 106 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.63% 2.50% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.58% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 76 59
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £378 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -11.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £306 £307 £304
90th Percentile £532 £494 £472
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £43.27 £23.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +88.11% -38.67% +66.67%

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 4,817 4,116 5,572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 97.10% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,196 2,619 3,735
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 144 174
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.04% -4.63% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.97 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £28.87 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -25 63 £400 +6.67% 13
North Yorkshire +3 7 £250 -9.09% 11
South Yorkshire -22 7 £350 -15.15% 3
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 59 (71.95%) User Experience
2 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (36.59%) Wireframes
4 24 (29.27%) HTML
5 23 (28.05%) CSS
6 17 (20.73%) Adobe
6 17 (20.73%) Prototyping
7 14 (17.07%) Service Design
8 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
9 11 (13.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (13.41%) Finance
10 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
11 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (10.98%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (9.76%) Rapid Prototyping
12 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.54%) Photoshop
13 7 (8.54%) Degree
13 7 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (8.54%) InVision
14 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (7.32%) SDLC
14 6 (7.32%) Legal
14 6 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
15 5 (6.10%) User Stories
15 5 (6.10%) Android
15 5 (6.10%) iPhone
15 5 (6.10%) Typography
16 4 (4.88%) Iconography

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 1 (1.22%) Anypoint
1 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.22%) Marvel
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (8.54%) InVision
2 7 (8.54%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.44%) UXPin
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.22%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.44%) PaaS
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) MySQL
1 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (3.66%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Games
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Publishing
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) HTML
2 23 (28.05%) CSS
3 2 (2.44%) .NET
3 2 (2.44%) CSS3
3 2 (2.44%) Framer.js
3 2 (2.44%) HTML5
3 2 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.22%) jQuery
4 1 (1.22%) Node.js
4 1 (1.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 59 (71.95%) User Experience
2 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) Animation
5 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Social Media
5 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.59%) Wireframes
3 17 (20.73%) Prototyping
4 14 (17.07%) Service Design
5 9 (10.98%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.76%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.32%) SDLC
8 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (6.10%) Typography
9 5 (6.10%) User Stories
10 4 (4.88%) A/B Testing
10 4 (4.88%) Cognitive Science
10 4 (4.88%) Front End Development
10 4 (4.88%) Heuristic Analysis
10 4 (4.88%) Iconography
10 4 (4.88%) Information Architecture
10 4 (4.88%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Adobe
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) Google
3 1 (1.22%) HP
3 1 (1.22%) IBM
3 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.22%) Pega
3 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.22%) SAP