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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 11 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.80% 6.20% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 6.84% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £271 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.84 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -16.00%
Designer
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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
131 117 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 89.12% 90.70% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 63 55
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.36 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.36 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.36 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 June 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 8 (57.14%) User Experience
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Adobe
4 4 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Axure RP
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
6 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 2 (14.29%) Economics
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Photography
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) LESS
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Economics
3 2 (14.29%) Photography
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) HNC
1 2 (14.29%) HND
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Google