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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 50 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 68 86 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.02% 3.35% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 3.61% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 56 47
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +74.41%
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
2063 2380 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.49% 92.64% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1343 1166
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 111 71
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +9 20 £375 +4.16% 6
Slough +5 8 £470 +4.44% 1
Bracknell +1 7 £210 -23.63%
Maidenhead +3 6 £388 +3.33% 1
Newbury -19 1 £300 -39.08% 1
Wokingham - 1 £410 -
Designer
South East

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 49 (36.57%) Telecoms
2 34 (25.37%) User Experience
3 24 (17.91%) HTML
4 21 (15.67%) Adobe
5 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.43%) CSS
6 18 (13.43%) Wireframes
7 17 (12.69%) Migration
7 17 (12.69%) CMS
8 16 (11.94%) E-Commerce
9 15 (11.19%) Billing
9 15 (11.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (9.70%) Finance
10 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
11 12 (8.96%) SOA
11 12 (8.96%) Web Design
11 12 (8.96%) Analytics
12 11 (8.21%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (7.46%) CRM
13 10 (7.46%) Web Services
13 10 (7.46%) Linux
13 10 (7.46%) Photoshop
13 10 (7.46%) MS Office
13 10 (7.46%) Degree
13 10 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (6.72%) Animation
14 9 (6.72%) Cisco
14 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
15 8 (5.97%) B2B

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 17 (12.69%) CMS
2 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (0.75%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
3 11 (8.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (7.46%) MS Office
4 10 (7.46%) Photoshop
5 7 (5.22%) MS Visio
6 5 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (2.99%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.49%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (1.49%) InVision
9 1 (0.75%) InDesign
9 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.99%) Office 365
3 3 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (2.24%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) Internet
2 6 (4.48%) 3G
2 6 (4.48%) 4G
3 5 (3.73%) PSTN
3 5 (3.73%) VoIP
3 5 (3.73%) VPN
4 4 (2.99%) Firewall
4 4 (2.99%) SMS
4 4 (2.99%) SSL
4 4 (2.99%) Value-Added Service
5 3 (2.24%) MPLS
6 2 (1.49%) 2G
6 2 (1.49%) BGP
6 2 (1.49%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.49%) VoLTE
6 2 (1.49%) VoWiFi
6 2 (1.49%) WAN
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) Big Data
2 7 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.24%) OLTP
5 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.24%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.75%) gulp
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (36.57%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.19%) Billing
3 13 (9.70%) Finance
4 7 (5.22%) Marketing
5 3 (2.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Military
7 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.91%) HTML
2 18 (13.43%) CSS
3 10 (7.46%) Web Services
4 8 (5.97%) HTML5
5 4 (2.99%) jQuery
6 3 (2.24%) Middleware
7 2 (1.49%) .NET
7 2 (1.49%) JSON
7 2 (1.49%) REST
7 2 (1.49%) XML
8 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.75%) CSS3
8 1 (0.75%) Modernizr
8 1 (0.75%) OOCSS
8 1 (0.75%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.75%) SAPUI5
8 1 (0.75%) Sencha Touch
8 1 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.37%) User Experience
2 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.72%) Animation
4 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.73%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.99%) Social Media
6 4 (2.99%) Video Editing
7 3 (2.24%) CMDB
7 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.49%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.49%) Photography
9 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.46%) Linux
2 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.24%) Solaris
2 3 (2.24%) Unix
3 2 (1.49%) CentOS
3 2 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.43%) Wireframes
3 17 (12.69%) Migration
4 16 (11.94%) E-Commerce
5 12 (8.96%) Analytics
5 12 (8.96%) SOA
5 12 (8.96%) Web Design
6 10 (7.46%) CRM
6 10 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (5.97%) B2B
7 8 (5.97%) ETL
7 8 (5.97%) SDLC
8 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.22%) Data Management
8 7 (5.22%) EAI
8 7 (5.22%) SEO
9 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.48%) Network Design
9 6 (4.48%) Network Planning
9 6 (4.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.48%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.24%) Java
4 2 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.49%) CCNP
3 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) CCNA
4 1 (0.75%) HND
4 1 (0.75%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.75%) JNCIS
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) SLA
2 5 (3.73%) QA
3 2 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.49%) Netcool
2 1 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Adobe
2 9 (6.72%) Cisco
2 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.73%) HP
4 5 (3.73%) Huawei
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle
4 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.73%) Tellabs
4 5 (3.73%) Virgin Media
5 4 (2.99%) BMC
5 4 (2.99%) VMware
6 3 (2.24%) Remedy
6 3 (2.24%) SAP
7 2 (1.49%) Empirix
7 2 (1.49%) NetScout
7 2 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.49%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.49%) Tektronix
8 1 (0.75%) Sencha
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