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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 51 36 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 19 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.56% 3.81% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 4.00% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 5
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £332 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £22.18
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.08%
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
671 899 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.31% 95.23% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 512 521
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 20 (48.78%) User Experience
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Wireframes
4 10 (24.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (24.39%) Adobe
5 9 (21.95%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) Photoshop
6 8 (19.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.20%) CSS
8 5 (12.20%) Finance
8 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
8 5 (12.20%) HTML5
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco
9 3 (7.32%) UML
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
9 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.32%) CMS
9 3 (7.32%) Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
10 2 (4.88%) Typography
10 2 (4.88%) Infographics
10 2 (4.88%) Prototyping
10 2 (4.88%) Animation
10 2 (4.88%) Video Editing
10 2 (4.88%) Social Media
10 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
10 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (21.95%) Photoshop
3 8 (19.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.88%) MS Office
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (2.44%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) LDAP
1 1 (2.44%) Network Security
1 1 (2.44%) PSTN
1 1 (2.44%) SMTP
1 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) QlikView
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) HTML5
3 2 (4.88%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.44%) Apache CXF
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) OAuth
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) SAML
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Animation
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Social Media
3 2 (4.88%) Video Editing
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Wireframes
3 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.32%) Analytics
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (7.32%) UML
5 2 (4.88%) B2B
5 2 (4.88%) Data Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) Infographics
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Prototyping
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) Typography
5 2 (4.88%) Web Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Web Design
6 1 (2.44%) Data Encryption
6 1 (2.44%) Field Research
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) Siebel