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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 56 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 30 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.25% 3.04% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 3.24% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 28
Average daily rate £425 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £379 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.57%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1254 709 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 93.78% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 305 551
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -38.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.33 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) JBoss
3 6 (13.33%) JSF
4 5 (11.11%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Use Case
5 4 (8.89%) UML
5 4 (8.89%) OO
5 4 (8.89%) Windows
5 4 (8.89%) AIX
5 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.89%) CSS
6 3 (6.67%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) Adobe
6 3 (6.67%) HTML5
6 3 (6.67%) Apache CXF
6 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (6.67%) JPA
6 3 (6.67%) Banking
6 3 (6.67%) Web Design
6 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.67%) RichFaces
7 2 (4.44%) Relational Database

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) CICS
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) NAS
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.22%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Hudson
1 2 (4.44%) QUnit
1 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) Maven
1 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) ERwin
2 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
1 6 (13.33%) JSF
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) HTML5
3 3 (6.67%) Apache CXF
3 3 (6.67%) JPA
3 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.67%) RichFaces
4 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
4 2 (4.44%) REST
4 2 (4.44%) CSS3
4 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.44%) Durandal
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
4 2 (4.44%) Ajax
4 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
1 2 (4.44%) Replication
1 2 (4.44%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) W3C
2 1 (2.22%) GIS
2 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) AIX
3 2 (4.44%) Solaris
3 2 (4.44%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) zOS
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) Scrum
1 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.89%) Use Case
2 4 (8.89%) UML
2 4 (8.89%) OO
2 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
3 3 (6.67%) ETL
3 3 (6.67%) Web Design
4 2 (4.44%) TDD
4 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.44%) SOA
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL
4 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.44%) MVC
4 2 (4.44%) Workflow
4 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) ITSM
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) WCAG
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) SRDF
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) XenServer
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
1 6 (13.33%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (4.44%) EMC
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Quark
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Eloqua
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