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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 41 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 35 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.55% 1.37% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 1.44% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 12
Average daily rate £369 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £428 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
927 834 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.11% 95.21% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 447 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (43.84%) User Experience
2 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
3 17 (23.29%) Web Design
4 15 (20.55%) DV Cleared
5 14 (19.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (19.18%) Usability Testing
6 10 (13.70%) Axure RP
7 9 (12.33%) CRM
7 9 (12.33%) Adobe
7 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
8 8 (10.96%) Degree
9 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
9 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (9.59%) VMware
10 6 (8.22%) HTML
10 6 (8.22%) CSS
11 5 (6.85%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (6.85%) Cisco
11 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.85%) WAN
11 5 (6.85%) Finance
11 5 (6.85%) MPLS
12 4 (5.48%) W3C
12 4 (5.48%) Migration
12 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
12 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.48%) Web Accessibility

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (1.37%) JBoss
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (5.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.74%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.37%) MS Office
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) MPLS
1 5 (6.85%) WAN
2 3 (4.11%) ATM
2 3 (4.11%) BGP
2 3 (4.11%) DWDM
2 3 (4.11%) EIGRP
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) IPsec
2 3 (4.11%) OSPF
2 3 (4.11%) SDH
2 3 (4.11%) VPN
3 2 (2.74%) 2G
3 2 (2.74%) 3G
3 2 (2.74%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.74%) RNC
3 2 (2.74%) SAN
3 2 (2.74%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (2.74%) UTRAN
3 2 (2.74%) VLAN
3 2 (2.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) French Language
4 1 (1.37%) German Language
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) CSS
1 6 (8.22%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) JSON
2 1 (1.37%) REST
2 1 (1.37%) SOAP
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) User Experience
2 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.48%) W3C
4 3 (4.11%) SCADA
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Animation
6 1 (1.37%) CCTV
6 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Web Design
2 14 (19.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (19.18%) Usability Testing
3 9 (12.33%) CRM
4 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.48%) Migration
4 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (5.48%) Test Strategy
4 4 (5.48%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (4.11%) Front End Development
5 3 (4.11%) Project Management
5 3 (4.11%) Scrum
6 2 (2.74%) Change Management
6 2 (2.74%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.74%) Network Design
6 2 (2.74%) Network Planning
6 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.74%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) C
2 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) Degree
4 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) CCNP
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.11%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Adobe
2 7 (9.59%) VMware
3 5 (6.85%) Cisco
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (4.11%) Huawei
4 3 (4.11%) Juniper
4 3 (4.11%) Nortel
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.74%) Capita
5 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.37%) ComArch
6 1 (1.37%) Intel
6 1 (1.37%) Quark
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
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