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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 59 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 12 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.30% 2.19% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 2.32% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Median daily rate £378 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £291 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +35.55%
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
853 861 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.42% 94.30% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 436 430
Median daily rate £413 £375 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £26.14 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016, 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 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) User Experience
2 12 (27.91%) Web Design
3 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
4 10 (23.26%) Usability Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (23.26%) Wireframes
5 9 (20.93%) CRM
6 7 (16.28%) WAN
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco
6 7 (16.28%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
7 5 (11.63%) JNCIP
7 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
7 5 (11.63%) MPLS
7 5 (11.63%) OSPF
7 5 (11.63%) BGP
7 5 (11.63%) EIGRP
7 5 (11.63%) IPsec
7 5 (11.63%) VPN
7 5 (11.63%) CCNP
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (11.63%) Juniper
8 4 (9.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (9.30%) Adobe
8 4 (9.30%) Nortel
8 4 (9.30%) ATM
8 4 (9.30%) SDH
8 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
8 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management

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 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.33%) InDesign
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) HP Helion
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) WAN
2 5 (11.63%) BGP
2 5 (11.63%) EIGRP
2 5 (11.63%) IPsec
2 5 (11.63%) MPLS
2 5 (11.63%) OSPF
2 5 (11.63%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) ATM
3 4 (9.30%) DWDM
3 4 (9.30%) SDH
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) RSVP
6 1 (2.33%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) JSON
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) SCADA
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Web Design
2 10 (23.26%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (23.26%) Usability Testing
2 10 (23.26%) Wireframes
3 9 (20.93%) CRM
4 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.30%) Presales
6 3 (6.98%) Network Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 3 (6.98%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) CCNP
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.63%) JNCIP
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) HND
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco
2 5 (11.63%) Juniper
3 4 (9.30%) Adobe
3 4 (9.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (9.30%) Nortel
4 3 (6.98%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) Huawei
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.33%) Quark
6 1 (2.33%) VMware
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Brook Street
Rate: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 16 days ago