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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 57 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 24 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 2.22% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.35% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 7
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £298 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £488 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £29.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
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
954 936 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.53% 94.26% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 474
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 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 1 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 20 (37.74%) User Experience
2 18 (33.96%) Web Design
3 15 (28.30%) Usability Testing
3 15 (28.30%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
5 13 (24.53%) CRM
6 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
7 9 (16.98%) Migration
8 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) WAN
9 6 (11.32%) Adobe
9 6 (11.32%) Cisco
9 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
10 4 (7.55%) IPsec
10 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
10 4 (7.55%) DWDM
10 4 (7.55%) MPLS
10 4 (7.55%) OSPF
10 4 (7.55%) BGP
10 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
10 4 (7.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (7.55%) Nortel
10 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (7.55%) Juniper
10 4 (7.55%) CCNP
10 4 (7.55%) VPN
10 4 (7.55%) ATM
10 4 (7.55%) SDH
10 4 (7.55%) JNCIP
10 4 (7.55%) Degree

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 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) HP Helion
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) WAN
2 4 (7.55%) ATM
2 4 (7.55%) BGP
2 4 (7.55%) DWDM
2 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
2 4 (7.55%) IPsec
2 4 (7.55%) MPLS
2 4 (7.55%) OSPF
2 4 (7.55%) SDH
2 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) French Language
3 1 (1.89%) German Language
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) JSON
3 1 (1.89%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) User Experience
2 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) SCADA
5 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
1 3 (5.66%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Web Design
2 15 (28.30%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (28.30%) Usability Testing
3 13 (24.53%) CRM
4 9 (16.98%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Presales
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
6 3 (5.66%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) Network Design
7 2 (3.77%) Network Management
7 2 (3.77%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Adobe
1 6 (11.32%) Cisco
2 4 (7.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (7.55%) Juniper
2 4 (7.55%) Nortel
3 3 (5.66%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
4 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) Huawei
5 1 (1.89%) Intel
5 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.89%) Quark
5 1 (1.89%) VMware