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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 7 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 26 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.25% 5.44% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.40% 5.80% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £373 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.51% +2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £313 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+312.50% -11.11%
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
250 224 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 88.97% 93.72% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 129 114
Average daily rate £353 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -68.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 2015, 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 (37.78%) Telecoms
2 15 (33.33%) User Experience
3 12 (26.67%) Marketing
4 9 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (20.00%) Adobe
5 8 (17.78%) OpenUP
6 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (13.33%) Service Management
6 6 (13.33%) Finance
7 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.11%) Banking
7 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
7 5 (11.11%) XML
7 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 5 (11.11%) SOA
7 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (11.11%) REST
8 4 (8.89%) Web Development
8 4 (8.89%) Graphic Design
8 4 (8.89%) JSON
8 4 (8.89%) Axure RP
8 4 (8.89%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.89%) Information Architecture
8 4 (8.89%) RUP
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) Citrix
8 4 (8.89%) RAD
8 4 (8.89%) .NET
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Retail-J
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.67%) FTP
3 2 (4.44%) 3G
3 2 (4.44%) 2G
4 1 (2.22%) RNC
4 1 (2.22%) LTE
4 1 (2.22%) 4G
4 1 (2.22%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (37.78%) Telecoms
2 12 (26.67%) Marketing
3 6 (13.33%) Finance
4 5 (11.11%) Banking
5 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
5 4 (8.89%) Games
6 2 (4.44%) Retail
6 2 (4.44%) Billing
7 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) XML
1 5 (11.11%) REST
2 4 (8.89%) JSON
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) BAPI
4 1 (2.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Graphic Design
3 3 (6.67%) IVR
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) OpenUP
2 6 (13.33%) Service Management
3 5 (11.11%) SOA
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.89%) Web Development
4 4 (8.89%) Information Architecture
4 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.89%) RAD
4 4 (8.89%) RUP
5 2 (4.44%) CRM
5 2 (4.44%) ETL
5 2 (4.44%) Contact Management
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Content Management
5 2 (4.44%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.44%) UX Design
5 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.89%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) ABAP
2 1 (2.22%) SAPscript
2 1 (2.22%) Java
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (8.89%) Citrix
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.44%) ComArch
4 1 (2.22%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Genesys
4 1 (2.22%) BMC
4 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.22%) Nokia
4 1 (2.22%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.22%) Vitria
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio