The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Halifax region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 17 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.33% 3.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 3.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
157 166 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.90% 91.71% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 114 168
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Designer
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Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Halifax region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Halifax region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Designer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) SEO
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
1 7 (70.00%) Copywriting
2 6 (60.00%) Content Management
2 6 (60.00%) Benchmarking
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Legal
3 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Customer Insight
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
5 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) QA

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SEO
2 6 (60.00%) Content Management
2 6 (60.00%) Benchmarking
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Customer Insight
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe