The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 66 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 62 121 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.57% 4.76% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 5.11% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 44
Median daily rate £384 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +35.55%
Designer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2228 2367 2347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.41% 93.19% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1213 1139
Median daily rate £408 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.94% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 79 80
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough 0 18 £470 +1.07%
Reading -17 12 £378 +0.66% 5
Bracknell -8 9 £150 -51.61%
Newbury -6 4 £450 +40.62% 1
Maidenhead -1 3 - - 1
Wokingham - 3 - -
Windsor +6 1 - -
Designer
South East

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 57 (39.58%) Telecoms
2 25 (17.36%) Adobe
2 25 (17.36%) User Experience
3 21 (14.58%) HTML
4 20 (13.89%) Migration
5 19 (13.19%) Web Design
6 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 14 (9.72%) HTML5
7 14 (9.72%) Billing
7 14 (9.72%) CSS
7 14 (9.72%) Wireframes
8 13 (9.03%) Photoshop
8 13 (9.03%) Cisco
8 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared
9 12 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (8.33%) CRM
10 11 (7.64%) Finance
11 10 (6.94%) Usability Testing
11 10 (6.94%) Firewall
11 10 (6.94%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (6.25%) 3G
12 9 (6.25%) Web Services
12 9 (6.25%) 4G
12 9 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (5.56%) CIPD
13 8 (5.56%) Degree
13 8 (5.56%) Oracle
13 8 (5.56%) VPN

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (3.47%) CMS
2 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.69%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (4.86%) InDesign
4 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
4 7 (4.86%) MS Office
5 6 (4.17%) Acrobat
5 6 (4.17%) MS Visio
6 5 (3.47%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.94%) Firewall
2 9 (6.25%) 3G
2 9 (6.25%) 4G
3 8 (5.56%) VPN
4 7 (4.86%) BGP
4 7 (4.86%) Internet
4 7 (4.86%) MPLS
4 7 (4.86%) WAN
5 5 (3.47%) EIGRP
5 5 (3.47%) IPsec
5 5 (3.47%) OSPF
6 4 (2.78%) 2G
6 4 (2.78%) ATM
6 4 (2.78%) DWDM
6 4 (2.78%) PSTN
6 4 (2.78%) SDH
6 4 (2.78%) SMS
6 4 (2.78%) Value-Added Service
6 4 (2.78%) VoIP
7 3 (2.08%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.08%) Big Data
3 3 (2.08%) OLTP
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.69%) PowerDesigner
General
1 57 (39.58%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.72%) Billing
3 11 (7.64%) Finance
4 6 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Advertising
5 2 (1.39%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.39%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) HTML
2 14 (9.72%) CSS
2 14 (9.72%) HTML5
3 9 (6.25%) Web Services
4 3 (2.08%) ATL
4 3 (2.08%) Middleware
4 3 (2.08%) REST
5 2 (1.39%) JSON
5 2 (1.39%) SOAP
5 2 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.69%) .NET
6 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.69%) jQuery
6 1 (0.69%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.69%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (0.69%) WCF
6 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.36%) User Experience
2 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.56%) e-Learning
4 7 (4.86%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.78%) DTV
5 4 (2.78%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) CMDB
7 2 (1.39%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.39%) Photography
7 2 (1.39%) SCADA
8 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) Linux
2 3 (2.08%) Unix
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.89%) Migration
2 19 (13.19%) Web Design
3 14 (9.72%) Wireframes
4 12 (8.33%) CRM
4 12 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (6.94%) Usability Testing
6 9 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.86%) Analytics
7 7 (4.86%) Network Design
7 7 (4.86%) SDLC
7 7 (4.86%) SOA
7 7 (4.86%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.17%) Content Management
8 6 (4.17%) ETL
8 6 (4.17%) Scrum
8 6 (4.17%) Software Delivery
8 6 (4.17%) Workflow
9 5 (3.47%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.47%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (3.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (0.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.56%) CIPD
3 8 (5.56%) Degree
4 7 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.86%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.47%) CCNP
5 5 (3.47%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.69%) CCIE
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) HND
6 1 (0.69%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) NEBOSH
1 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) OPNET
2 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (17.36%) Adobe
2 13 (9.03%) Cisco
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle
4 7 (4.86%) Juniper
5 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.47%) Huawei
6 4 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (2.78%) HP
6 4 (2.78%) Nortel
6 4 (2.78%) SAP
6 4 (2.78%) Tellabs
6 4 (2.78%) Virgin Media
7 3 (2.08%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.08%) BMC
7 3 (2.08%) Empirix
7 3 (2.08%) NetScout
7 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.08%) Tektronix
8 2 (1.39%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.39%) VMware
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