The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 34 57 74
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 111 70 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.43% 2.91% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 3.20% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +122.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2246 2188 2784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.66% 90.90% 88.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 958 1027
Average daily rate £370 £370 £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 95
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.94 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £31.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Designer
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +19 29 £350 -12.50% 4
Bracknell +13 15 £313 -25.28%
Slough +6 11 £375 -13.29% 1
Maidenhead +5 9 £250 -47.91% 3
Newbury +3 9 £356 +29.54% 1
Wokingham - - - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 56 (28.43%) Adobe
2 46 (23.35%) Photoshop
3 43 (21.83%) Telecoms
4 41 (20.81%) Axure RP
5 39 (19.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 37 (18.78%) HTML
7 33 (16.75%) Android
8 31 (15.74%) CSS
9 28 (14.21%) Mobile App
10 25 (12.69%) Scrum
11 23 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (11.68%) Security Cleared
12 22 (11.17%) Degree
12 22 (11.17%) Apple iOS
13 20 (10.15%) SC Cleared
14 17 (8.63%) Marketing
14 17 (8.63%) Finance
14 17 (8.63%) OmniGraffle
14 17 (8.63%) User Experience Design
15 15 (7.61%) Analytics
15 15 (7.61%) Retail
15 15 (7.61%) Billing
15 15 (7.61%) MS Office
15 15 (7.61%) Windows
15 15 (7.61%) SharePoint
16 14 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (7.11%) Visualisation
17 13 (6.60%) Adobe After Effects
17 13 (6.60%) Microsoft
18 12 (6.09%) Data Modelling

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.06%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 46 (23.35%) Photoshop
2 39 (19.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (8.63%) OmniGraffle
4 15 (7.61%) MS Office
5 13 (6.60%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.03%) MS Excel
6 4 (2.03%) InDesign
7 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.08%) LTE
2 9 (4.57%) VoLTE
3 8 (4.06%) 3G
4 6 (3.05%) VPN
5 5 (2.54%) RANAP
5 5 (2.54%) GSM
5 5 (2.54%) Firewall
5 5 (2.54%) MPLS
6 4 (2.03%) BGP
6 4 (2.03%) UMTS
6 4 (2.03%) 4G
7 3 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.52%) Network Security
7 3 (1.52%) GGSN
7 3 (1.52%) SGSN
7 3 (1.52%) VoIP
7 3 (1.52%) SMTP
7 3 (1.52%) DNS
7 3 (1.52%) GPRS
7 3 (1.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.05%) IDOL
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) QlikView
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.51%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.51%) DB2
4 1 (0.51%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 41 (20.81%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 8 (4.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.52%) Subversion
4 3 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.02%) ERwin
6 1 (0.51%) XMLSpy
General
1 43 (21.83%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.63%) Marketing
2 17 (8.63%) Finance
3 15 (7.61%) Retail
3 15 (7.61%) Billing
4 11 (5.58%) Automotive
5 6 (3.05%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.54%) Legal
7 3 (1.52%) Publishing
8 2 (1.02%) Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 2 (1.02%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.51%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.51%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.78%) HTML
2 31 (15.74%) CSS
3 12 (6.09%) HTML5
4 11 (5.58%) CSS3
5 10 (5.08%) Flash
6 9 (4.57%) .NET
7 6 (3.05%) XML
8 5 (2.54%) Middleware
9 4 (2.03%) Web Services
10 3 (1.52%) SOAP
10 3 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.02%) JMS
11 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.02%) jQuery
11 2 (1.02%) Sass
11 2 (1.02%) RESTful
11 2 (1.02%) REST
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.51%) WebCenter
12 1 (0.51%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.21%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.11%) Visualisation
3 12 (6.09%) Animation
4 10 (5.08%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.05%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.03%) PKI
8 4 (2.03%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.52%) DataPower
9 3 (1.52%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.52%) Clustering
9 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.02%) W3C
10 2 (1.02%) E-Learning
10 2 (1.02%) Social Media
10 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exalytics
11 1 (0.51%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.75%) Android
2 22 (11.17%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.61%) Windows
4 8 (4.06%) UNIX
5 6 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.54%) Linux
7 3 (1.52%) AIX
7 3 (1.52%) Solaris
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.69%) Scrum
2 23 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (8.63%) User Experience Design
4 15 (7.61%) Analytics
5 14 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (6.09%) Data Modelling
6 12 (6.09%) SOA
7 9 (4.57%) Web Analytics
8 8 (4.06%) Usability Testing
8 8 (4.06%) Migration
9 7 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (3.55%) Validation
9 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (3.05%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (3.05%) CRM
10 6 (3.05%) Use Case
10 6 (3.05%) Data Migration
11 5 (2.54%) Business Analysis
11 5 (2.54%) Network Design
11 5 (2.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.09%) SQL
2 6 (3.05%) Java
3 5 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.03%) C#
5 2 (1.02%) C++
5 2 (1.02%) C
5 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.51%) Perl
6 1 (0.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.51%) VBScript
6 1 (0.51%) VB
6 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.68%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.17%) Degree
3 20 (10.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.05%) CISSP
4 6 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.03%) CCSP
6 3 (1.52%) CCIE
6 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.02%) CCNP
7 2 (1.02%) CCSE
7 2 (1.02%) CCSA
8 1 (0.51%) CCDP
8 1 (0.51%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) SLA
1 2 (1.02%) QA
1 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.51%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 56 (28.43%) Adobe
2 13 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.09%) Appcelerator
4 10 (5.08%) Oracle
5 9 (4.57%) Cisco
6 5 (2.54%) Meridio
7 4 (2.03%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.03%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.03%) Teradata
8 3 (1.52%) Talend
8 3 (1.52%) VMware
8 3 (1.52%) Unica
8 3 (1.52%) Cognos
8 3 (1.52%) Juniper
8 3 (1.52%) Informatica
9 2 (1.02%) Remedy
9 2 (1.02%) Nokia
9 2 (1.02%) HP
9 2 (1.02%) SAP
9 2 (1.02%) Blue Coat
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