Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 78 101
Rank change year-on-year -46 +23 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 63 154 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.42% 2.92% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 3.04% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 90 105
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £374 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.27% -0.27% -5.96%
10th Percentile £281 £209 £300
90th Percentile £488 £476 £501
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £34.48 £22.00
% change year-on-year -35.46% +56.70% -2.22%

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 4267 5066 5931
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.11% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2831 3253 3951
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £234 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 212 310
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.73 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.29% +0.96% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.23 £9.23 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.75 £25.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 December 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 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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 -32 48 £355 +1.43% 10
South Yorkshire -8 8 £420 +4.93% 4
North Yorkshire +6 5 £375 -18.92% 2
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 45 (71.43%) User Experience
2 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (36.51%) HTML
3 23 (36.51%) CSS
4 20 (31.75%) Wireframes
5 16 (25.40%) Prototyping
6 14 (22.22%) Adobe
7 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
8 10 (15.87%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (14.29%) Axure RP
9 9 (14.29%) Photoshop
10 8 (12.70%) UX Design
10 8 (12.70%) Degree
10 8 (12.70%) Front End Development
11 7 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (11.11%) Information Architecture
12 6 (9.52%) Usability Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Finance
12 6 (9.52%) Service Design
12 6 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (7.94%) InVision
13 5 (7.94%) Games
13 5 (7.94%) Scrum
13 5 (7.94%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (7.94%) Web Design
13 5 (7.94%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
14 4 (6.35%) Marketing

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 3 (4.76%) CMS
1 3 (4.76%) Confluence
1 3 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 9 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (7.94%) InVision
2 5 (7.94%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.59%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.59%) Demantra
1 1 (1.59%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) GitHub
1 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Slack
1 1 (1.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.17%) FCoE
1 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (3.17%) FTP
1 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
1 2 (3.17%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.59%) BGP
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) IPsec
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) NX-OS
2 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.17%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Games
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Online Betting
5 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (36.51%) CSS
1 23 (36.51%) HTML
2 4 (6.35%) Ajax
3 2 (3.17%) Akka
3 2 (3.17%) HTML5
3 2 (3.17%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) React
3 2 (3.17%) RESTful
3 2 (3.17%) Spring
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.59%) CSS3
4 1 (1.59%) Django
4 1 (1.59%) Flash
4 1 (1.59%) Guice
4 1 (1.59%) JSON
4 1 (1.59%) Material Design
4 1 (1.59%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.59%) REST
4 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (71.43%) User Experience
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Wireframes
3 16 (25.40%) Prototyping
4 10 (15.87%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (12.70%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.70%) UX Design
6 7 (11.11%) Information Architecture
6 7 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
7 6 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (9.52%) Service Design
7 6 (9.52%) Usability Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Scrum
8 5 (7.94%) Web Design
9 4 (6.35%) Analytics
9 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 4 (6.35%) SFIA
9 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.76%) Scala
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) Clojure
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) CCNP
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) NFS
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Grafana
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Adobe
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) Brocade
4 2 (3.17%) Genesys
4 2 (3.17%) Maxymiser
4 2 (3.17%) Optimizely
4 2 (3.17%) Splunk
5 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Marketo
5 1 (1.59%) Netezza
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.59%) Sourcefire