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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 25 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.50% 4.71% 9.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 5.00% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £75 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
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 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
272 240 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 93.47% 94.12% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 122 73
Average daily rate £330 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £187 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £36.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
1 12 (41.38%) SOA
2 9 (31.03%) Billing
3 7 (24.14%) Legal
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) Retail
6 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Electronics
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.34%) Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (10.34%) CMDB
7 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) SAP
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (10.34%) BMC
7 3 (10.34%) Remedy
7 3 (10.34%) DTV
7 3 (10.34%) Line Management
7 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) RESTful
8 2 (6.90%) Mobile App

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) MVNO
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) QlikView
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
2 9 (31.03%) Billing
3 7 (24.14%) Legal
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) Retail
5 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (10.34%) Electronics
5 3 (10.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) RESTful
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) CMDB
1 3 (10.34%) DTV
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) SOA
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITSM
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Line Management
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Fault Management
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) SAP
1 3 (10.34%) BMC
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Teradata
2 2 (6.90%) Ab Initio
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Unica
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com