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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 33 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 28 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.86% 3.35% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 3.55% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 6
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £29.15 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +34.00%
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
650 957 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.66% 94.38% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 611 430
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.72 £35.85 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 21 (51.22%) User Experience
2 14 (34.15%) Adobe
2 14 (34.15%) Wireframes
3 12 (29.27%) HTML
3 12 (29.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (26.83%) Photoshop
5 10 (24.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) Degree
7 7 (17.07%) CSS
8 6 (14.63%) HTML5
8 6 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (14.63%) Jasmine
9 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
9 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.20%) MS Office
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.20%) Web Design
9 5 (12.20%) CMS
10 4 (9.76%) Infographics
10 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.76%) Middleware
10 4 (9.76%) Project Management
10 4 (9.76%) Marketing
10 4 (9.76%) Animation
10 4 (9.76%) Video Editing
10 4 (9.76%) Web Analytics
10 4 (9.76%) Translating Business Requirements

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 5 (12.20%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (26.83%) Photoshop
3 10 (24.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
4 5 (12.20%) MS Office
5 2 (4.88%) InDesign
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) HP Helion
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) BGP
2 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.44%) IPsec
2 1 (2.44%) MPLS
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) OSPF
2 1 (2.44%) PSTN
2 1 (2.44%) RSVP
2 1 (2.44%) VoIP
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jasmine
2 3 (7.32%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 7 (17.07%) CSS
3 6 (14.63%) HTML5
4 4 (9.76%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.44%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) User Experience
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Animation
3 4 (9.76%) Video Editing
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.88%) Social Media
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Wireframes
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (12.20%) Web Design
5 4 (9.76%) Analytics
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.76%) Infographics
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (9.76%) Web Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) B2B
6 3 (7.32%) CRM
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) Presales
6 3 (7.32%) Time Management
6 3 (7.32%) UML
6 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) B2C
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CCNP
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) HND
2 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Adobe
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
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Posted: 3 days ago
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