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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 69 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 54 84 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.26% 3.26% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 3.54% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 56
Median daily rate £381 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £173 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £502 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+179.06% -46.25%
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
2201 2370 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.02% 92.00% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1253 1086
Median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 108 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +6 13 £470 -1.05% 2
Reading 0 12 £375 +11.11% 4
Maidenhead +6 5 £350 -22.22% 1
Wokingham - 4 £410 -
Bracknell -14 3 - - 5
Newbury -14 2 £385 +2.66% 1
Designer
South East

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 47 (36.15%) Telecoms
2 29 (22.31%) User Experience
3 19 (14.62%) Web Design
4 17 (13.08%) Migration
5 16 (12.31%) Billing
6 15 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (11.54%) Cisco
6 15 (11.54%) Adobe
7 14 (10.77%) Wireframes
8 13 (10.00%) CSS
8 13 (10.00%) CRM
8 13 (10.00%) Finance
9 12 (9.23%) CMS
9 12 (9.23%) Web Services
9 12 (9.23%) SOA
9 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (8.46%) Degree
10 11 (8.46%) Analytics
11 10 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
11 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 10 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 10 (7.69%) HTML
11 10 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (6.92%) 3G
12 9 (6.92%) MS Office
12 9 (6.92%) Linux
12 9 (6.92%) 4G
13 8 (6.15%) Workflow
13 8 (6.15%) TOGAF

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 12 (9.23%) CMS
2 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) JBoss
3 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (0.77%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 10 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.92%) MS Office
3 8 (6.15%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (4.62%) Photoshop
6 5 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (3.08%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.54%) InVision
9 1 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.77%) InDesign
9 1 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.54%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.77%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.31%) HP Helion
2 3 (2.31%) Office 365
3 2 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) 3G
1 9 (6.92%) 4G
2 8 (6.15%) VPN
3 7 (5.38%) Firewall
3 7 (5.38%) Internet
3 7 (5.38%) MPLS
4 6 (4.62%) BGP
5 5 (3.85%) WAN
6 4 (3.08%) 2G
6 4 (3.08%) EIGRP
6 4 (3.08%) IPsec
6 4 (3.08%) OSPF
6 4 (3.08%) PSTN
6 4 (3.08%) SMS
6 4 (3.08%) SSL
6 4 (3.08%) Value-Added Service
6 4 (3.08%) VoIP
7 3 (2.31%) DWDM
7 3 (2.31%) VoLTE
7 3 (2.31%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.62%) Big Data
2 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.31%) OLTP
4 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (36.15%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.31%) Billing
3 13 (10.00%) Finance
4 3 (2.31%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.54%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) CSS
2 12 (9.23%) Web Services
3 10 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (2.31%) HTML5
4 3 (2.31%) Middleware
4 3 (2.31%) REST
5 2 (1.54%) JSON
5 2 (1.54%) SOAP
5 2 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.77%) .NET
6 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.77%) jQuery
6 1 (0.77%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.77%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.77%) WCF
6 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.31%) User Experience
2 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.31%) CMDB
4 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.31%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.54%) Animation
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.54%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (1.54%) Photography
5 2 (1.54%) Social Media
5 2 (1.54%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.77%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.77%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.92%) Linux
2 3 (2.31%) Solaris
2 3 (2.31%) Unix
3 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.77%) Android
4 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.62%) Web Design
2 17 (13.08%) Migration
3 15 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.77%) Wireframes
5 13 (10.00%) CRM
6 12 (9.23%) SOA
7 11 (8.46%) Analytics
8 10 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (6.15%) Content Management
9 8 (6.15%) ETL
9 8 (6.15%) SDLC
9 8 (6.15%) Software Delivery
9 8 (6.15%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.15%) Workflow
10 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.38%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (4.62%) Data Management
11 6 (4.62%) Network Design
11 6 (4.62%) Network Planning
11 6 (4.62%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
1 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.31%) Java
3 1 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Degree
2 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.85%) CCNP
5 4 (3.08%) JNCIP
6 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.77%) CCIE
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) HND
7 1 (0.77%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.77%) NEBOSH
1 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.54%) Netcool
2 1 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 15 (11.54%) Adobe
1 15 (11.54%) Cisco
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle
3 6 (4.62%) Huawei
3 6 (4.62%) Juniper
3 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.85%) HP
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.85%) Tellabs
4 5 (3.85%) Virgin Media
4 5 (3.85%) VMware
5 4 (3.08%) BMC
6 3 (2.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.31%) Empirix
6 3 (2.31%) NetScout
6 3 (2.31%) Nortel
6 3 (2.31%) Remedy
6 3 (2.31%) SAP
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £150 - £220 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: Up to £185 per day for 5 months
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
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