The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Slough region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 29 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.41% 9.34% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 9.93% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 6
Average daily rate £301 £358 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £271 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £378 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -3.15%
Job Titles Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
233 272 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 93.57% 94.12% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 121 117
Average daily rate £356 £320 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £227 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 39 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £43.75 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Designer
Berkshire

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Slough region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Slough region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (20.00%) InDesign
4 3 (15.00%) Teradata
4 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio
4 3 (15.00%) Advertising
4 3 (15.00%) Acrobat
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (15.00%) MVNO
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) 4G
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) ERwin
5 2 (10.00%) 3G
5 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Billing
5 2 (10.00%) LTE

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (5.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (20.00%) InDesign
2 3 (15.00%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) MVNO
2 2 (10.00%) 4G
2 2 (10.00%) 3G
2 2 (10.00%) LTE
3 1 (5.00%) RANAP
3 1 (5.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (5.00%) L2TP
3 1 (5.00%) SS7
3 1 (5.00%) SMPP
3 1 (5.00%) GPRS
3 1 (5.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (15.00%) UML
2 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.00%) CMMI
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) EAI
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Netcool
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) Teradata
2 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Unica
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Cramer
4 1 (5.00%) Amdocs
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos