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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 13 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.76% 1.94% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 2.35% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate £430 £444 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% +47.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
Designer
Berkshire

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
121 170 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 82.31% 82.52% 86.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 89 94
Average daily rate £388 £401 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% +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 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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) User Experience
5 5 (26.32%) Adobe
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) SCADA
7 3 (15.79%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (15.79%) Axure RP
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
8 2 (10.53%) HTML
8 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.53%) Web Design
8 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
9 1 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) SCADA
4 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
5 1 (5.26%) CCTV
5 1 (5.26%) PKI
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) SAP