The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury 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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 12 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.67% 2.59% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 2.86% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £175 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -10.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury 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
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 105 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 91.74% 90.52% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 60
Average daily rate £400 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £255 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 14
Average hourly rate - £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 7 (35.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Adobe
4 3 (15.00%) Animation
4 3 (15.00%) Android
4 3 (15.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (15.00%) Axure RP
4 3 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Advertising
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) SLA
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Business Development
6 1 (5.00%) Degree

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (35.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Animation
2 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
1 2 (10.00%) Service Management
1 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) Validation
2 1 (5.00%) Scrum
2 1 (5.00%) Business Development
2 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Nintex