The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 22 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 112 116 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 0.74% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £23.75 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-62.10% +35.63%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
515 541 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.09% 22.23% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 223 239
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.86 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.13% -38.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.25 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Graphic Design
South East

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graphic Design across the Berkshire region.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the Berkshire region.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Graphic Design
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 Graphic Design within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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 +7 5 - - 2
Newbury +1 1 £325 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - -
Graphic Design
South East

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Graphic Design also 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 that cited Graphic Design.

1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 5 (27.78%) Web Design
3 5 (27.78%) Axure RP
4 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
4 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 4 (22.22%) User Experience Design
4 4 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (22.22%) Content Management
4 4 (22.22%) Usability Testing
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (16.67%) Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) Android
6 2 (11.11%) Android Development
6 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Graphic Design also 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 that cited Graphic Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Axure RP
2 4 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Designer
2 6 (33.33%) User Experience Designer
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
5 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) UI Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Support Assistant
6 1 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Digital Media
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Web Design
2 4 (22.22%) User Experience Design
2 4 (22.22%) Content Management
2 4 (22.22%) Usability Testing
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe