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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 42 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 94 103 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.70% 3.89% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 4.16% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 57
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £222 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 39 £369 -15.71% 2
Slough +1 10 £450 -
Newbury +12 7 £430 -3.04% 2
Maidenhead 0 7 £90 -67.27% 2
Bracknell -13 5 £220 -37.14% 1
Windsor - 1 £90 -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 44 (26.19%) User Experience
3 37 (22.02%) Adobe
4 29 (17.26%) HTML
5 26 (15.48%) Security Cleared
6 21 (12.50%) Web Design
7 19 (11.31%) HTML5
8 16 (9.52%) DV Cleared
8 16 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (8.93%) Axure RP
9 15 (8.93%) CIPD
9 15 (8.93%) Oracle
10 14 (8.33%) Photoshop
10 14 (8.33%) CSS
10 14 (8.33%) Usability Testing
11 13 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (7.14%) CRM
12 12 (7.14%) SC Cleared
12 12 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
12 12 (7.14%) Degree
13 11 (6.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 11 (6.55%) Data Centre
14 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (5.95%) Linux
14 10 (5.95%) e-Learning
14 10 (5.95%) Project Management
15 9 (5.36%) 3G
15 9 (5.36%) MPLS
16 8 (4.76%) Finance

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (0.60%) JBoss
2 1 (0.60%) Jetty
2 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 12 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
2 12 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (6.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (3.57%) Acrobat
4 6 (3.57%) InDesign
5 5 (2.98%) MS Office
5 5 (2.98%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Maximo
2 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.60%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.36%) 3G
1 9 (5.36%) MPLS
2 8 (4.76%) Firewall
3 7 (4.17%) 4G
3 7 (4.17%) LTE
4 6 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (2.98%) BGP
5 5 (2.98%) DWDM
5 5 (2.98%) WAN
6 4 (2.38%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.38%) IPsec
6 4 (2.38%) OSPF
6 4 (2.38%) VPN
7 3 (1.79%) 2G
7 3 (1.79%) ATM
7 3 (1.79%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.79%) SAN
7 3 (1.79%) SDH
7 3 (1.79%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (8.93%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.60%) PowerDesigner
General
1 51 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.76%) Billing
2 8 (4.76%) Finance
3 5 (2.98%) Retail
4 3 (1.79%) Marketing
5 2 (1.19%) Advertising
5 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) French Language
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.26%) HTML
2 19 (11.31%) HTML5
3 14 (8.33%) CSS
4 4 (2.38%) Middleware
5 3 (1.79%) ATL
6 2 (1.19%) JSON
6 2 (1.19%) REST
6 2 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.19%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) .NET
7 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.60%) CSS3
7 1 (0.60%) jQuery
7 1 (0.60%) React
7 1 (0.60%) SOAP
7 1 (0.60%) Spring
7 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.19%) User Experience
2 11 (6.55%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.95%) e-Learning
4 6 (3.57%) DTV
4 6 (3.57%) Over-the-Top Content
5 5 (2.98%) W3C
6 4 (2.38%) SCADA
7 2 (1.19%) CCTV
7 2 (1.19%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.19%) Social Media
7 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Animation
8 1 (0.60%) AS400
8 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) iSeries
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.95%) Linux
2 4 (2.38%) Windows
3 3 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.60%) AIX
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Solaris
4 1 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.50%) Web Design
2 16 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 13 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.14%) CRM
6 10 (5.95%) Project Management
7 7 (4.17%) ITIL
7 7 (4.17%) Migration
7 7 (4.17%) Validation
8 6 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (2.98%) Data Modelling
9 5 (2.98%) Scrum
9 5 (2.98%) Test Strategy
9 5 (2.98%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (2.38%) Analytics
10 4 (2.38%) Data Architecture
10 4 (2.38%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.38%) ETL
10 4 (2.38%) SOA
10 4 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.19%) C
2 2 (1.19%) Java
2 2 (1.19%) SQL
3 1 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (0.60%) Groovy
3 1 (0.60%) PHP
3 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 15 (8.93%) CIPD
4 12 (7.14%) Degree
4 12 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.79%) CCNP
6 3 (1.79%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.60%) CCIE
7 1 (0.60%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) OPNET
Vendors
1 37 (22.02%) Adobe
2 15 (8.93%) Oracle
3 8 (4.76%) Cisco
3 8 (4.76%) VMware
4 6 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.98%) Juniper
5 5 (2.98%) SAP
6 3 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.79%) Huawei
6 3 (1.79%) Nortel
6 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.19%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.19%) Capita
7 2 (1.19%) HP
7 2 (1.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.19%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.19%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) Intel