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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 58 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 14 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 1.90% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.15% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +22.50%
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
863 882 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.50% 88.29% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 447 272
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015, 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 16 (55.17%) HTML
1 16 (55.17%) CSS
2 15 (51.72%) W3C
2 15 (51.72%) Web Accessibility
2 15 (51.72%) Axure RP
2 15 (51.72%) User Experience
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (13.79%) Validation
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 2 (6.90%) Informatica
7 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (6.90%) .NET
7 2 (6.90%) QlikView
7 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.90%) Finance
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.45%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) OSPF
1 1 (3.45%) BGP
1 1 (3.45%) RSVP
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) QlikView
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) IDOL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Axure RP
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
1 16 (55.17%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) W3C
1 15 (51.72%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
1 1 (3.45%) Solaris
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Web Accessibility
2 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) Validation
3 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) DSDM
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) VCP4
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Meridio
4 1 (3.45%) Huawei
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
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