The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 46 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 98 95 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.49% 3.49% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 3.89% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 66 24
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
2505 2445 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.11% 89.82% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1254 1274 791
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 104 141
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -1 18 £275 -31.25% 1
Slough +5 15 £450 +73.07% 1
Reading -2 15 £425 +6.25% 4
Maidenhead +21 11 £368 +33.63%
Windsor - - - - 2
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 62 (31.31%) Telecoms
2 43 (21.72%) HTML
3 42 (21.21%) User Experience
4 41 (20.71%) CSS
5 29 (14.65%) Photoshop
5 29 (14.65%) Oracle
6 28 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (11.11%) SQL
8 22 (11.11%) Billing
8 22 (11.11%) Axure RP
9 19 (9.60%) Security Cleared
10 17 (8.59%) Retail
10 17 (8.59%) PL/SQL
10 17 (8.59%) ETL
10 17 (8.59%) W3C
10 17 (8.59%) Web Accessibility
11 16 (8.08%) JavaScript
11 16 (8.08%) Validation
12 15 (7.58%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (7.58%) Adobe
13 13 (6.57%) Graphic Design
14 12 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (6.06%) Java
14 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
14 12 (6.06%) E-Commerce
15 11 (5.56%) ITIL
15 11 (5.56%) VMware
15 11 (5.56%) Marketing
15 11 (5.56%) MVNO

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.01%) Apache
3 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) CMS
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.51%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 29 (14.65%) Photoshop
2 15 (7.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (4.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (3.03%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.01%) MS Office
6 2 (1.01%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.51%) InDesign
7 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Exstream
1 5 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (1.52%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.51%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.56%) MVNO
2 10 (5.05%) LTE
2 10 (5.05%) Broadband
3 9 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (4.04%) VoLTE
4 8 (4.04%) Unified Communications
4 8 (4.04%) 3G
5 6 (3.03%) Firewall
5 6 (3.03%) PBX
5 6 (3.03%) 4G
6 4 (2.02%) RANAP
7 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.52%) DNS
8 2 (1.01%) SSL
8 2 (1.01%) Internet
8 2 (1.01%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.01%) SSH
8 2 (1.01%) GGSN
8 2 (1.01%) SGSN
9 1 (0.51%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.03%) QlikView
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Big Data
6 1 (0.51%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.51%) DataStage
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.51%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.51%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 22 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.05%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.01%) GCC
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 62 (31.31%) Telecoms
2 22 (11.11%) Billing
3 17 (8.59%) Retail
4 11 (5.56%) Marketing
5 8 (4.04%) Finance
6 7 (3.54%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.02%) Games
8 3 (1.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.72%) HTML
2 41 (20.71%) CSS
3 9 (4.55%) jQuery
3 9 (4.55%) Web Services
4 8 (4.04%) HTML5
5 7 (3.54%) .NET
6 6 (3.03%) XML
7 5 (2.53%) J2EE
7 5 (2.53%) SOAP
8 4 (2.02%) CSS3
9 3 (1.52%) Java EE
10 2 (1.01%) VXML
10 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.51%) JSP
11 1 (0.51%) LESS
11 1 (0.51%) JMS
11 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.51%) Middleware
11 1 (0.51%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.21%) User Experience
2 28 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.59%) W3C
4 13 (6.57%) Graphic Design
5 8 (4.04%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.54%) Machine to Machine
6 7 (3.54%) Photography
7 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.02%) CMDB
8 4 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.52%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.01%) iPhone
10 2 (1.01%) Wiki
10 2 (1.01%) Animation
10 2 (1.01%) IVR
10 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.51%) Clustering
11 1 (0.51%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.53%) Windows
2 4 (2.02%) Android
3 3 (1.52%) Solaris
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.51%) Linux
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (8.59%) ETL
2 17 (8.59%) Web Accessibility
3 16 (8.08%) Validation
4 12 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 11 (5.56%) ITIL
6 10 (5.05%) Data Modelling
6 10 (5.05%) Project Management
7 9 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
7 9 (4.55%) eTOM
7 9 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (4.04%) Operations Management
8 8 (4.04%) Process Management
8 8 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.04%) CRM
9 7 (3.54%) Customer Intelligence
9 7 (3.54%) Business Performance Management
9 7 (3.54%) Performance Management
9 7 (3.54%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.11%) SQL
2 17 (8.59%) PL/SQL
3 16 (8.08%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.06%) Java
5 4 (2.02%) PHP
6 3 (1.52%) C
7 2 (1.01%) C#
7 2 (1.01%) Perl
7 2 (1.01%) Korn
8 1 (0.51%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) ABAP
8 1 (0.51%) VBA
8 1 (0.51%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.51%) XAML
8 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.54%) Degree
3 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.02%) VCP4
5 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CCIE
6 1 (0.51%) CCNP
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 29 (14.65%) Oracle
2 15 (7.58%) Adobe
3 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.56%) VMware
5 7 (3.54%) HP
6 6 (3.03%) IBM
7 5 (2.53%) Cisco
7 5 (2.53%) Remedy
7 5 (2.53%) BT
7 5 (2.53%) Juniper
8 4 (2.02%) Informatica
8 4 (2.02%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.02%) Siebel
8 4 (2.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (1.52%) BMC
9 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.01%) SAP
11 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.51%) Dell
11 1 (0.51%) Ab Initio
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