The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 56 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 29 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 1.75% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.84% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £410 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £362
% change year-on-year
- -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 978 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.76% 94.95% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 455 438
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Designer
Scotland

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Designer across the Edinburgh region.

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Edinburgh region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (31.67%) Java
2 18 (30.00%) Oracle
3 16 (26.67%) OO
3 16 (26.67%) JBoss
3 16 (26.67%) JSF
4 15 (25.00%) Finance
5 14 (23.33%) UML
5 14 (23.33%) Web Services
5 14 (23.33%) Use Case
6 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
6 13 (21.67%) JPA
6 13 (21.67%) Apache CXF
6 13 (21.67%) Oracle BPM
7 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
8 11 (18.33%) Scrum
8 11 (18.33%) Linux
8 11 (18.33%) SOA
9 10 (16.67%) RichFaces
9 10 (16.67%) IBM
10 9 (15.00%) Replication
10 9 (15.00%) EMC
10 9 (15.00%) SAN
10 9 (15.00%) CICS
10 9 (15.00%) Mainframe
10 9 (15.00%) zOS
10 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.00%) UNIX
10 9 (15.00%) Windows
10 9 (15.00%) AIX

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.00%) CICS
3 3 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.67%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) TeamSite
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.67%) InDesign
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) SAN
1 9 (15.00%) NAS
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) DB2
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) ERwin
1 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) JSF
2 14 (23.33%) Web Services
3 13 (21.67%) JPA
3 13 (21.67%) Apache CXF
4 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
5 10 (16.67%) RichFaces
6 8 (13.33%) HTML
7 6 (10.00%) CSS
8 4 (6.67%) .NET
8 4 (6.67%) Middleware
9 3 (5.00%) HTML5
10 2 (3.33%) jQuery
10 2 (3.33%) Flash
10 2 (3.33%) XHTML
10 2 (3.33%) J2EE
11 1 (1.67%) JSP
11 1 (1.67%) DOM
11 1 (1.67%) XSL
11 1 (1.67%) XSLT
11 1 (1.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (15.00%) Replication
1 9 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) zOS
2 9 (15.00%) UNIX
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) AIX
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) OO
2 14 (23.33%) UML
2 14 (23.33%) Use Case
3 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 11 (18.33%) Scrum
4 11 (18.33%) SOA
5 5 (8.33%) Web Design
6 4 (6.67%) Network Design
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.33%) Unified Process
8 2 (3.33%) Project Management
8 2 (3.33%) RUP
8 2 (3.33%) Workflow
8 2 (3.33%) User Experience Design
9 1 (1.67%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.67%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (1.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.67%) Analytics
9 1 (1.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) WCAG
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) SRDF
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) JBoss
3 10 (16.67%) IBM
4 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.00%) EMC
5 6 (10.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.67%) Tableau
6 1 (1.67%) Eloqua
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