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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 60 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 11 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.28% 1.48% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.61% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£420 £178 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.61% -49.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £75 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £329 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +284.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £28.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +19.79%
Designer
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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
785 991 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.28% 91.59% 89.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 510 366
Average daily rate £388 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 36 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 21 October 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 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.60%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Windows
7 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
7 5 (11.63%) C#
7 5 (11.63%) Adobe
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco
7 5 (11.63%) IDOL
8 4 (9.30%) Finance
8 4 (9.30%) Information Security
8 4 (9.30%) Meridio
8 4 (9.30%) CISSP
8 4 (9.30%) Middleware
8 4 (9.30%) Java
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
8 4 (9.30%) Photoshop
8 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.30%) Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) User Experience
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle
9 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.98%) HTML
9 3 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (6.98%) Validation
9 3 (6.98%) Web Analytics

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Photoshop
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (4.65%) MS Office
4 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) VPN
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) SSH
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
1 2 (4.65%) ATM
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) LTE
2 1 (2.33%) 4G
2 1 (2.33%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) IDOL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
1 2 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Danish Language
2 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.33%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.33%) Korean Language
2 1 (2.33%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.33%) Swedish Language
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Animation
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
2 4 (9.30%) Information Security
2 4 (9.30%) Analytics
3 3 (6.98%) Web Analytics
3 3 (6.98%) Validation
4 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.65%) CRM
4 2 (4.65%) ETL
4 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.65%) Data Security
4 2 (4.65%) Security Management
4 2 (4.65%) Information Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.65%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.33%) Web Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (2.33%) SIEM
5 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) CISSP
4 3 (6.98%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) CCSP
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) CCSA
5 2 (4.65%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Adobe
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco
3 4 (9.30%) Meridio
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Nokia
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.65%) Unica
5 2 (4.65%) Talend
6 1 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
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