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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 58 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 47 76 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.47% 3.08% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 3.41% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 49
Median daily rate £350 £440 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

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
1764 2232 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.60% 90.58% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1139 1240
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £512 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 119 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Bracknell +9 12 £314 +45.93%
Reading -9 10 £425 -1.16% 1
Maidenhead -3 5 - -
Newbury +3 3 £300 -30.23% 1
Designer
South East

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 54 (42.19%) User Experience
2 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.56%) E-Commerce
3 34 (26.56%) Wireframes
4 32 (25.00%) HTML
5 28 (21.88%) CSS
6 25 (19.53%) Telecoms
7 20 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 20 (15.63%) Photoshop
8 14 (10.94%) Adobe
9 11 (8.59%) Prototyping
10 10 (7.81%) Typography
10 10 (7.81%) HTML5
10 10 (7.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (7.03%) SOA
11 9 (7.03%) Dreamweaver
11 9 (7.03%) CMS
12 8 (6.25%) JavaScript
12 8 (6.25%) Degree
13 7 (5.47%) Animation
13 7 (5.47%) Marketing
13 7 (5.47%) Rapid Prototyping
13 7 (5.47%) Information Architecture
13 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (5.47%) Finance
13 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.47%) Billing
14 6 (4.69%) SEO
14 6 (4.69%) Java
14 6 (4.69%) Oracle

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 9 (7.03%) CMS
2 2 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 20 (15.63%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.56%) MS Office
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.78%) InDesign
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.78%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) VoIP
2 2 (1.56%) Firewall
2 2 (1.56%) Intelligent Network
2 2 (1.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.78%) 2G
3 1 (0.78%) 3G
3 1 (0.78%) 4G
3 1 (0.78%) GGSN
3 1 (0.78%) GPON
3 1 (0.78%) GPRS
3 1 (0.78%) LTE
3 1 (0.78%) Network Security
3 1 (0.78%) PSTN
3 1 (0.78%) RTP
3 1 (0.78%) SGSN
3 1 (0.78%) SMTP
3 1 (0.78%) UMTS
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) Big Data
1 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.78%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.78%) DB2
3 1 (0.78%) GIS
3 1 (0.78%) HBase
3 1 (0.78%) Impala
3 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.78%) QlikView
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (3.91%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.78%) gulp
General
1 25 (19.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.47%) Billing
2 7 (5.47%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Marketing
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
5 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.00%) HTML
2 28 (21.88%) CSS
3 10 (7.81%) HTML5
4 4 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.13%) XML
5 3 (2.34%) CSS3
5 3 (2.34%) jQuery
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.78%) Apache CXF
6 1 (0.78%) DOM
6 1 (0.78%) JSON
6 1 (0.78%) Modernizr
6 1 (0.78%) OAuth
6 1 (0.78%) OOCSS
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.78%) REST
6 1 (0.78%) SOAP
6 1 (0.78%) Spring
6 1 (0.78%) XMPP
6 1 (0.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (42.19%) User Experience
2 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.47%) Animation
3 6 (4.69%) Social Media
4 4 (3.13%) Photography
5 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.34%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.56%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.78%) IVR
7 1 (0.78%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.34%) Linux
2 2 (1.56%) Android
2 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.56%) CentOS
2 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.56%) E-Commerce
2 34 (26.56%) Wireframes
3 11 (8.59%) Prototyping
4 10 (7.81%) Typography
5 9 (7.03%) SOA
6 7 (5.47%) Information Architecture
6 7 (5.47%) Rapid Prototyping
6 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.69%) CRM
7 6 (4.69%) Field Research
7 6 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (4.69%) SEO
8 5 (3.91%) Analytics
8 5 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.91%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 5 (3.91%) Web Design
9 3 (2.34%) Human Factors
9 3 (2.34%) Line Management
9 3 (2.34%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.69%) Java
3 3 (2.34%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) Scala
4 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.56%) CCIE
3 2 (1.56%) CCNA
3 2 (1.56%) CCNP
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.78%) CCDA
4 1 (0.78%) CCDP
4 1 (0.78%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (0.78%) CCVP
4 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.78%) MCSE
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
1 5 (3.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Cisco CME
1 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.78%) Oozie
1 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (10.94%) Adobe
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle
3 5 (3.91%) Cisco
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.13%) EXTOL
5 3 (2.34%) Siebel
6 2 (1.56%) Mashery
6 2 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.78%) Bluefish Communications
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) Genesys
7 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.78%) Informatica
7 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.78%) Polycom