The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 47 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 19 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.12% 2.84% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 3.17% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £175 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -2.17%
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 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
811 882 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.41% 89.45% 91.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 425 358
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 43
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £19.80 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 22 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (55.88%) User Experience
2 18 (52.94%) Axure RP
2 18 (52.94%) HTML
2 18 (52.94%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) W3C
3 17 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 3 (8.82%) Adobe
5 3 (8.82%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) CCNP
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Juniper
5 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) CMS
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.88%) QlikView
6 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (5.88%) CCSA
6 2 (5.88%) CCSE
6 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (5.88%) FWSM
1 2 (5.88%) Wireless
1 2 (5.88%) IPsec
1 2 (5.88%) TACACS
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) SMTP
2 1 (2.94%) DMZ
2 1 (2.94%) OSPF
2 1 (2.94%) BGP
2 1 (2.94%) RSVP
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.94%) IDOL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Publishing
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
1 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) HTML
1 18 (52.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Flash
2 1 (2.94%) JMS
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) User Experience
2 17 (50.00%) W3C
3 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) AIX
2 1 (2.94%) Solaris
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.88%) Analytics
3 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.94%) SOA
4 1 (2.94%) ETL
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) B2B
4 1 (2.94%) Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.94%) High Availability
4 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Business Development
4 1 (2.94%) Content Management
4 1 (2.94%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CCIE
1 3 (8.82%) CCNP
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) CCSA
2 2 (5.88%) CCSE
2 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
2 2 (5.88%) CCDA
2 2 (5.88%) CCDP
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.94%) XenServer
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Juniper
3 2 (5.88%) Informatica
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.94%) Huawei
4 1 (2.94%) Meridio
4 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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