Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £442 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 20 November 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
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 26 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 0.93% 3.26% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 3.37% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Halifax median daily rate £442 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax. 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
Halifax
Contract vacancies in Halifax with a recognized job title 103 208 270
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.74% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 172 200
Halifax median daily rate £393 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% -12.73%
10th Percentile £276 £283 £259
90th Percentile £501 £450 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 £11.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.76% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £9.10 £9.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.10 £11.94 £16.85
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Halifax

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Halifax

Designer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Halifax region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) InVision

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 1 (100.00%) InVision
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe