Period
to 15 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 103 127
Rank change year-on-year +53 +24 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 53 78 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.72% 1.91% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 2.01% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 60 59
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £375 £306
90th Percentile £550 £575 £516
England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.39 £34.38 £43.75
% change year-on-year -8.68% -21.43% +101.15%

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 1,343 3,882 4,729
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.18% 94.87% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 2,579 3,156
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £262 £219 £263
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 191 178
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -4.25% +28.54%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.00 £9.63
90th Percentile £34.85 £35.00 £42.73
Median hourly rate £27.42 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +37.11% +8.11% -

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Designer in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Designer in Yorkshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Designer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Designer in Yorkshire

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Designer in Yorkshire.

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 15 August 2020. 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 +46 39 £425 -5.56% 4
South Yorkshire +27 8 £550 +22.22%
North Yorkshire +6 4 £500 +14.29% 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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 38 (71.70%) Service Design
2 35 (66.04%) Prototyping
3 34 (64.15%) User Experience
4 25 (47.17%) HTML
4 25 (47.17%) CSS
4 25 (47.17%) Degree
5 24 (45.28%) Systems Thinking
6 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
7 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
8 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (28.30%) Public Sector
10 9 (16.98%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 9 (16.98%) Front End Development
11 7 (13.21%) Coaching
11 7 (13.21%) InVision
11 7 (13.21%) Sketch
12 6 (11.32%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (11.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
12 6 (11.32%) Adobe
13 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
13 5 (9.43%) Decision-Making
14 4 (7.55%) Wireframes
14 4 (7.55%) Design Sprint
14 4 (7.55%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
15 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
15 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
15 3 (5.66%) Visualisation

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:

Applications
1 7 (13.21%) InVision
1 7 (13.21%) Sketch
2 6 (11.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.89%) Marvel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.77%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MariaDB
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
1 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (28.30%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) CSS
1 25 (47.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) Node.js
2 2 (3.77%) React
2 2 (3.77%) React Native
3 1 (1.89%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 34 (64.15%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Service Design
2 35 (66.04%) Prototyping
3 24 (45.28%) Systems Thinking
4 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
5 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.98%) Front End Development
6 9 (16.98%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 7 (13.21%) Coaching
8 6 (11.32%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (9.43%) Decision-Making
10 4 (7.55%) Design Sprint
10 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (7.55%) Wireframes
11 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.66%) Scrum
11 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
12 2 (3.77%) Architectural Design
12 2 (3.77%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 2 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
13 1 (1.89%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.66%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
3 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.77%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Adobe
2 2 (3.77%) EMC
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) SAP