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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 46 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 86 94 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.61% 3.85% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 4.26% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £470 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+312.50% -11.11%
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
2120 2206 2185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.96% 90.45% 91.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1040 935
Average daily rate £375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 52 89
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £28.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 July 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
Slough +15 23 £475 +27.51% 1
Reading -6 20 £334 -4.64% 5
Newbury 0 7 £300 -4.00% 2
Bracknell 0 6 £275 +22.22% 2
Maidenhead -3 2 £450 +91.48% 1
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 69 (32.09%) User Experience
2 59 (27.44%) HTML
3 58 (26.98%) CSS
4 52 (24.19%) Telecoms
5 41 (19.07%) Photoshop
6 37 (17.21%) Axure RP
7 31 (14.42%) Adobe
8 28 (13.02%) JavaScript
8 28 (13.02%) Marketing
9 26 (12.09%) Adobe Illustrator
10 24 (11.16%) Retail
10 24 (11.16%) Oracle
11 21 (9.77%) W3C
11 21 (9.77%) Web Accessibility
12 17 (7.91%) Microsoft
12 17 (7.91%) Finance
13 16 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 15 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (6.98%) Graphic Design
15 14 (6.51%) Billing
15 14 (6.51%) CRM
15 14 (6.51%) E-Commerce
15 14 (6.51%) HTML5
15 14 (6.51%) Information Architecture
16 13 (6.05%) Dreamweaver
16 13 (6.05%) Windows
16 13 (6.05%) Service Management
16 13 (6.05%) Degree
16 13 (6.05%) jQuery

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.79%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.79%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.33%) CMS
4 3 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (0.93%) WordPress
5 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.93%) Lync
6 1 (0.47%) Node.js
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.47%) Drupal
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) JBoss
6 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 41 (19.07%) Photoshop
2 26 (12.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (3.72%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.79%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (2.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.93%) InDesign
7 2 (0.93%) MS Office
8 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Retail-J
1 3 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (0.93%) Maximo
2 2 (0.93%) Exstream
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) 3G
1 8 (3.72%) Unified Communications
2 7 (3.26%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (3.26%) LTE
3 6 (2.79%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (2.33%) VoLTE
4 5 (2.33%) RANAP
5 4 (1.86%) MVNO
6 3 (1.40%) GGSN
6 3 (1.40%) Internet
6 3 (1.40%) Network Security
6 3 (1.40%) DNS
6 3 (1.40%) SSL
6 3 (1.40%) PBX
6 3 (1.40%) FTP
7 2 (0.93%) VPN
7 2 (0.93%) Broadband
7 2 (0.93%) LAN
7 2 (0.93%) L2TP
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.47%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.47%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.47%) IDOL
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.47%) Xcelsius
3 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (17.21%) Axure RP
2 13 (6.05%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (1.40%) Jasmine
4 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 52 (24.19%) Telecoms
2 28 (13.02%) Marketing
3 24 (11.16%) Retail
4 17 (7.91%) Finance
5 14 (6.51%) Billing
6 9 (4.19%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.33%) Legal
7 5 (2.33%) Banking
8 4 (1.86%) Games
8 4 (1.86%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.86%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (27.44%) HTML
2 58 (26.98%) CSS
3 14 (6.51%) HTML5
4 13 (6.05%) jQuery
5 12 (5.58%) SOAP
6 11 (5.12%) XML
7 9 (4.19%) CSS3
8 7 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (3.26%) Web Services
9 6 (2.79%) REST
9 6 (2.79%) Sass
9 6 (2.79%) J2EE
10 5 (2.33%) LESS
10 5 (2.33%) Java EE
10 5 (2.33%) .NET
11 4 (1.86%) Flash
11 4 (1.86%) JSON
12 3 (1.40%) Middleware
13 2 (0.93%) XHTML
13 2 (0.93%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 69 (32.09%) User Experience
2 21 (9.77%) W3C
3 16 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.98%) Graphic Design
5 9 (4.19%) Photography
6 5 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.86%) Human Factors
8 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.40%) AS400
8 3 (1.40%) IVR
8 3 (1.40%) Social Media
8 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.40%) Ergonomics
8 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.40%) iSeries
9 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.93%) Wiki
9 2 (0.93%) Social Network
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.05%) Windows
2 8 (3.72%) Linux
3 5 (2.33%) UNIX
4 4 (1.86%) AIX
5 2 (0.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.47%) zOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (9.77%) Web Accessibility
2 15 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (6.51%) CRM
3 14 (6.51%) E-Commerce
3 14 (6.51%) Information Architecture
4 13 (6.05%) Service Management
5 10 (4.65%) ITIL
5 10 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (4.19%) Release Management
7 8 (3.72%) OpenUP
7 8 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (3.72%) Web Design
8 7 (3.26%) Project Management
8 7 (3.26%) SOA
9 6 (2.79%) ETL
9 6 (2.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.79%) Content Management
9 6 (2.79%) Web Development
10 5 (2.33%) eTOM
10 5 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.02%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.12%) Java
3 10 (4.65%) SQL
4 5 (2.33%) PHP
4 5 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.93%) PeopleCode
6 1 (0.47%) XAML
6 1 (0.47%) VB6
6 1 (0.47%) VB
6 1 (0.47%) ABAP
6 1 (0.47%) VBA
6 1 (0.47%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.05%) Degree
2 9 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.33%) CCIE
3 5 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) CCNP
6 2 (0.93%) CCDA
6 2 (0.93%) CCDP
6 2 (0.93%) HNC
6 2 (0.93%) HND
6 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.93%) CCSA
6 2 (0.93%) CCSE
6 2 (0.93%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.47%) MCSE
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) WCAG
2 1 (0.47%) COBIT
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) XenServer
3 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.93%) Netcool
1 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.47%) SCOM
2 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (14.42%) Adobe
2 24 (11.16%) Oracle
3 17 (7.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.65%) VMware
5 8 (3.72%) IBM
6 7 (3.26%) Cisco
7 6 (2.79%) Citrix
8 5 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.86%) Amdocs
9 4 (1.86%) Pega
10 3 (1.40%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.40%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.40%) Remedy
10 3 (1.40%) SAP
10 3 (1.40%) Juniper
10 3 (1.40%) Genesys
10 3 (1.40%) BMC
10 3 (1.40%) HP
10 3 (1.40%) Twitter
11 2 (0.93%) Facebook
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