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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 52 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 17 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.88% 2.30% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.54% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£433 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £260 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £401 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
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
819 986 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.40% 90.79% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 524 374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 55
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.70 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 (41.94%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) CSS
3 11 (35.48%) W3C
3 11 (35.48%) Axure RP
3 11 (35.48%) User Experience
4 10 (32.26%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
6 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) Analytics
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
7 5 (16.13%) Validation
8 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
9 3 (9.68%) C#
9 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.68%) Adobe
9 3 (9.68%) Web Analytics
10 2 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (6.45%) Meridio
10 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) LiveCycle
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) QuarkXPress
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) IDOL
2 2 (6.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Axure RP
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Danish Language
2 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.23%) Japanese Language
2 1 (3.23%) Korean Language
2 1 (3.23%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.23%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) WebCenter
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) JSP
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) W3C
1 11 (35.48%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Web Accessibility
2 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.13%) Validation
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) Web Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Information Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) DSDM
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Content Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Web Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe
4 2 (6.45%) Informatica
4 2 (6.45%) Meridio
4 2 (6.45%) Unica
4 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
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