The median contractor rate for a Designer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 103 96
Rank change year-on-year +38 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 59 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.80% 1.44% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 1.50% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 33
Median daily rate £363 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% -8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £323 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £37.50 £28.85
% change year-on-year -40.66% +29.98%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2047 2801 2778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.06% 96.19% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1923 1753
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 103 134
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.81 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.48% +6.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Designer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +27 35 £350 -6.66% 7
South Yorkshire +12 18 £413 -7.30% 1
North Yorkshire +11 2 - - 2
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 58 (55.77%) User Experience
2 47 (45.19%) HTML
3 43 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (25.00%) Service Design
5 24 (23.08%) CSS
6 22 (21.15%) Wireframes
7 16 (15.38%) Publishing
8 14 (13.46%) Adobe
8 14 (13.46%) Prototyping
8 14 (13.46%) HTML5
9 13 (12.50%) ITIL
9 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 13 (12.50%) Internet
10 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (10.58%) Marketing
11 10 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (9.62%) Photoshop
12 8 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (7.69%) Minimum Viable Product
12 8 (7.69%) Web Development
12 8 (7.69%) Finance
13 7 (6.73%) Retail
13 7 (6.73%) Typography
13 7 (6.73%) CSS3
13 7 (6.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
14 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
14 6 (5.77%) Games
14 6 (5.77%) Migration

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 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (9.62%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (2.88%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.92%) InVision
7 1 (0.96%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.96%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) Internet
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (4.81%) NetScaler
2 5 (4.81%) NX-OS
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (3.85%) FCoE
3 4 (3.85%) WAN
4 2 (1.92%) DHCP
4 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) Firewall
4 2 (1.92%) FTP
4 2 (1.92%) HTTP
4 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.92%) Network Security
4 2 (1.92%) SMTP
4 2 (1.92%) SSL
4 2 (1.92%) Telnet
5 1 (0.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.88%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (15.38%) Publishing
2 11 (10.58%) Marketing
3 8 (7.69%) Finance
4 7 (6.73%) Retail
5 6 (5.77%) Games
5 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.81%) Electronics
6 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.85%) Legal
8 3 (2.88%) Banking
9 1 (0.96%) Advertising
9 1 (0.96%) Back Office
9 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.19%) HTML
2 24 (23.08%) CSS
3 14 (13.46%) HTML5
4 7 (6.73%) CSS3
5 4 (3.85%) jQuery
6 3 (2.88%) Flash
6 3 (2.88%) LESS
6 3 (2.88%) Sass
7 2 (1.92%) .NET
7 2 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.96%) REST
8 1 (0.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (55.77%) User Experience
2 8 (7.69%) Minimum Viable Product
3 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.85%) Animation
4 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.85%) Motion Graphics
4 4 (3.85%) Social Media
5 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.88%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.92%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.96%) iPhone
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) NHS
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.96%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.00%) Service Design
3 22 (21.15%) Wireframes
4 14 (13.46%) Prototyping
5 13 (12.50%) ITIL
6 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.69%) Web Development
8 7 (6.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (6.73%) Typography
9 6 (5.77%) Migration
9 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.81%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.81%) Front End Development
10 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.81%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (4.81%) Web Design
11 4 (3.85%) Analytics
11 4 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.81%) C
3 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.96%) CCNA
4 1 (0.96%) CCNP
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Adobe
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) Cisco
3 5 (4.81%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Brocade
4 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.85%) F5
4 4 (3.85%) Google
5 3 (2.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.96%) CA
6 1 (0.96%) Citrix
6 1 (0.96%) Omniture
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle
6 1 (0.96%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.96%) Splunk
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