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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 22 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 17 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.36% 5.56% 6.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 5.93% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £333 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -16.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £75 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -12.03%
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
291 236 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 91.80% 93.65% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 132 108
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 20
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.80 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 25 November 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 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (33.33%) SOA
3 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (26.67%) Billing
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Web Services
5 5 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) Legal
6 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 4 (13.33%) ITSM
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Retail
6 4 (13.33%) SAP
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Remedy
6 4 (13.33%) BMC
6 4 (13.33%) CMDB
6 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (13.33%) Line Management
7 3 (10.00%) User Experience
7 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.00%) Electronics
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (10.00%) MVNO
7 3 (10.00%) Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) DTV
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) MVNO
2 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) QlikView
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (26.67%) Billing
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Legal
4 4 (13.33%) Retail
5 3 (10.00%) Electronics
5 3 (10.00%) Marketing
5 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) CMDB
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.33%) STB
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) SOA
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITSM
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.33%) Line Management
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Fault Management
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) RAD
6 2 (6.67%) RUP
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) SAP
1 4 (13.33%) Remedy
1 4 (13.33%) BMC
2 3 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (10.00%) Teradata
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy