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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 34 67 83
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 105 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.31% 2.56% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 2.80% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £314 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £75 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £50.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% +270.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -28.57%
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
2216 2325 2781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.04% 91.39% 88.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1040 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 81 83
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Reading +10 16 £375 +74.41% 2
Bracknell +6 15 £313 -13.79%
Slough +3 15 £360 -20.00%
Maidenhead +6 9 £390 +420.00%
Newbury +1 3 £413 +175.00% 1
Windsor 0 2 - -
Wokingham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 74 (36.82%) User Experience
2 46 (22.89%) Adobe
3 43 (21.39%) Photoshop
4 42 (20.90%) Telecoms
5 40 (19.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 38 (18.91%) HTML
7 37 (18.41%) Axure RP
8 34 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (15.92%) CSS
10 24 (11.94%) Android
11 22 (10.95%) Security Cleared
12 20 (9.95%) Degree
12 20 (9.95%) Scrum
12 20 (9.95%) Finance
12 20 (9.95%) Mobile App
12 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (9.45%) Billing
14 18 (8.96%) SC Cleared
14 18 (8.96%) Windows
14 18 (8.96%) SOA
15 16 (7.96%) User Experience Design
15 16 (7.96%) OmniGraffle
15 16 (7.96%) Marketing
16 14 (6.97%) Microsoft
16 14 (6.97%) Apple iOS
16 14 (6.97%) VoLTE
17 13 (6.47%) SharePoint
17 13 (6.47%) MS Office
18 12 (5.97%) LTE
19 10 (4.98%) Adobe After Effects

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.49%) Apache
4 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.99%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (21.39%) Photoshop
2 40 (19.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (7.96%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (6.47%) MS Office
5 10 (4.98%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (2.49%) MS Excel
7 4 (1.99%) InDesign
8 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.50%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.97%) VoLTE
2 12 (5.97%) LTE
3 9 (4.48%) 3G
4 7 (3.48%) RANAP
5 6 (2.99%) SSL
5 6 (2.99%) SSH
6 5 (2.49%) Internet
6 5 (2.49%) VPN
6 5 (2.49%) DNS
6 5 (2.49%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.99%) GSM
7 4 (1.99%) UMTS
7 4 (1.99%) Firewall
7 4 (1.99%) GGSN
7 4 (1.99%) SGSN
8 3 (1.49%) Network Security
8 3 (1.49%) DMZ
8 3 (1.49%) VoIP
8 3 (1.49%) SMTP
8 3 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.99%) IDOL
2 5 (2.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.00%) QlikView
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (18.41%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (1.99%) GCC
3 4 (1.99%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.00%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.00%) Subversion
4 2 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 42 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.95%) Finance
3 19 (9.45%) Billing
4 16 (7.96%) Marketing
5 10 (4.98%) Retail
6 6 (2.99%) Legal
6 6 (2.99%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.99%) Automotive
8 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.49%) Publishing
8 3 (1.49%) Electronics
9 2 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.00%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.50%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.50%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.91%) HTML
2 32 (15.92%) CSS
3 10 (4.98%) .NET
3 10 (4.98%) Flash
4 6 (2.99%) Web Services
5 5 (2.49%) XML
5 5 (2.49%) HTML5
5 5 (2.49%) CSS3
6 4 (1.99%) JMS
6 4 (1.99%) Middleware
7 3 (1.49%) VXML
7 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.49%) SOAP
7 3 (1.49%) jQuery
7 3 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.49%) RESTful
8 2 (1.00%) REST
8 2 (1.00%) XSLT
8 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (36.82%) User Experience
2 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.95%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.98%) Visualisation
3 10 (4.98%) Animation
4 8 (3.98%) IVR
5 7 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.48%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.99%) W3C
7 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.99%) PKI
9 3 (1.49%) Clustering
9 3 (1.49%) DTV
9 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.49%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.49%) DataPower
9 3 (1.49%) CMDB
10 2 (1.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.94%) Android
2 18 (8.96%) Windows
3 14 (6.97%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.98%) UNIX
6 7 (3.48%) Solaris
7 5 (2.49%) Linux
8 3 (1.49%) AIX
9 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (9.95%) Scrum
3 18 (8.96%) SOA
4 16 (7.96%) User Experience Design
5 9 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (4.48%) Validation
6 8 (3.98%) Data Modelling
6 8 (3.98%) E-Commerce
6 8 (3.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (3.98%) Analytics
6 8 (3.98%) Mentoring
7 7 (3.48%) Coaching
7 7 (3.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (3.48%) Migration
8 6 (2.99%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (2.99%) ITIL
8 6 (2.99%) UML
8 6 (2.99%) Project Management
8 6 (2.99%) Service Management
8 6 (2.99%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.98%) Java
2 8 (3.98%) SQL
3 7 (3.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.99%) C#
5 5 (2.49%) Perl
6 4 (1.99%) Korn
7 2 (1.00%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (10.95%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.95%) Degree
3 18 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.99%) CISSP
5 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.99%) CCSP
7 2 (1.00%) CCNP
7 2 (1.00%) CCSA
7 2 (1.00%) CCSE
7 2 (1.00%) CCIE
8 1 (0.50%) CCDP
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.99%) OpenSSH
2 3 (1.49%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 46 (22.89%) Adobe
2 14 (6.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.48%) Cisco
3 9 (4.48%) Oracle
4 5 (2.49%) Meridio
4 5 (2.49%) Appcelerator
5 4 (1.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (1.99%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.99%) Remedy
5 4 (1.99%) VMware
6 3 (1.49%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.49%) SAP
6 3 (1.49%) HP
6 3 (1.49%) Software AG
6 3 (1.49%) Juniper
6 3 (1.49%) BMC
6 3 (1.49%) Unica
6 3 (1.49%) Teradata
6 3 (1.49%) webMethods
7 2 (1.00%) Talend
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