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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 17 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 20 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.56% 4.49% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 4.91% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £260 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +22.50%
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
279 224 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 91.48% 91.43% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 133 118
Average daily rate £400 £359 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) User Experience
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 5 (13.89%) RAD
4 5 (13.89%) RUP
4 5 (13.89%) SOA
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 4 (11.11%) Billing
5 4 (11.11%) ITSM
5 4 (11.11%) Remedy
5 4 (11.11%) Line Management
5 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (8.33%) Graphic Design
6 3 (8.33%) Axure RP
6 3 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) Marketing
6 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (8.33%) MVNO
6 3 (8.33%) CMDB
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.78%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (8.33%) MVNO
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) 4G
3 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.78%) Broadband
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BI
1 1 (2.78%) QlikView
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Billing
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) Games
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
5 1 (2.78%) BAPI
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) MDX
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 3 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.78%) STB
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.89%) RAD
3 5 (13.89%) RUP
3 5 (13.89%) SOA
4 4 (11.11%) ITSM
4 4 (11.11%) Line Management
5 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.33%) Web Development
5 3 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.33%) PHP
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) ABAP
3 1 (2.78%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) Business Objects