The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 17 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 22 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.01% 6.58% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.77% 7.08% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £260 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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 Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 226 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 90.13% 93.00% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 124 106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 22
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £47.50
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 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 17 December 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 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) SOA
2 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Finance
4 6 (16.67%) ITSM
4 6 (16.67%) Remedy
4 6 (16.67%) Billing
4 6 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (13.89%) CMDB
5 5 (13.89%) SAP
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) BMC
6 4 (11.11%) Service Management
6 4 (11.11%) Legal
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) Retail
6 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Line Management
6 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.33%) User Experience
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (8.33%) MVNO
7 3 (8.33%) Marketing
7 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (8.33%) MVNO
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) 4G
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) QlikView
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BI
General
1 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Billing
3 4 (11.11%) Legal
3 4 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Electronics
4 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) MDX
2 1 (2.78%) jQuery
2 1 (2.78%) RESTful
2 1 (2.78%) BAPI
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) CMDB
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.78%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.78%) STB
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) SOA
1 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) ITSM
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) Line Management
5 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.33%) RAD
5 3 (8.33%) RUP
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Fault Management
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) SAPscript
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Remedy
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) BMC
4 3 (8.33%) Teradata
4 3 (8.33%) Ab Initio
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.78%) Business Objects