The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 35 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 31 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.46% 1.89% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 2.07% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £228 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 868 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.60% 91.18% 89.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 372 382
Average daily rate £375 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 39
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Designer
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) .NET
3 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 8 (16.67%) Adobe
4 8 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.50%) Analytics
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle
6 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.50%) Windows
6 6 (12.50%) IDOL
6 6 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (10.42%) Degree
7 5 (10.42%) Meridio
7 5 (10.42%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
7 5 (10.42%) Java
7 5 (10.42%) CISSP
7 5 (10.42%) Android
8 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
8 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.33%) C#
8 4 (8.33%) Information Security
8 4 (8.33%) Animation
8 4 (8.33%) Middleware
9 3 (6.25%) Validation

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 6 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (10.42%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.08%) InDesign
5 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) VoIP
1 3 (6.25%) VPN
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) ATM
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) SSH
3 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) OSPF
3 1 (2.08%) BGP
3 1 (2.08%) SS7
3 1 (2.08%) Q.931
3 1 (2.08%) PSTN
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) SNMP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) IDOL
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) QlikView
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.08%) DataStage
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Subversion
1 3 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.17%) ERwin
3 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Danish Language
2 1 (2.08%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.08%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.08%) Korean Language
2 1 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.08%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) jQuery
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) JSP
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.08%) WebCenter
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) Sass
5 1 (2.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Animation
1 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Android
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
1 6 (12.50%) Analytics
2 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (8.33%) Information Security
3 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.25%) Validation
3 3 (6.25%) ETL
3 3 (6.25%) Web Analytics
3 3 (6.25%) Information Architecture
4 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.17%) Web Design
4 2 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.17%) Data Security
4 2 (4.17%) Security Management
5 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.08%) SOA
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) CISSP
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CCSP
5 2 (4.17%) CCSA
5 2 (4.17%) CCSE
6 1 (2.08%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) CCDP
6 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Adobe
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) Meridio
5 3 (6.25%) Juniper
5 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) Talend
6 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.17%) Informatica
6 2 (4.17%) Nokia
6 2 (4.17%) Unica
6 2 (4.17%) Cognos
6 2 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) F5
7 1 (2.08%) Sonus
7 1 (2.08%) Google
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