The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 3.24% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 3.44% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 4
Median daily rate £450 £369 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £295 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
651 959 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.13% 94.02% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 563 473
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Reading region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) User Experience
3 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
7 2 (6.90%) Wireframes
7 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (6.90%) XML
7 2 (6.90%) JBoss
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
7 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 1 (3.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
8 1 (3.45%) SMTP
8 1 (3.45%) DNS
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) Adobe
8 1 (3.45%) CCIE
8 1 (3.45%) CCNP
8 1 (3.45%) CCNA

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (6.90%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.45%) InDesign
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
1 1 (3.45%) SMTP
1 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) HBase
2 1 (3.45%) Impala
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.45%) Apache CXF
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) SAML
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XMPP
3 1 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) Wireframes
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (3.45%) Data Encryption
5 1 (3.45%) ETL
5 1 (3.45%) Field Research
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.45%) Scorecard
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCIE
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) CCNP
1 1 (3.45%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (3.45%) CCVP
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CME
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Apigee
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) Siebel