The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 55 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.75% 2.46% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.57% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 24
Median daily rate £288 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £532 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
Designer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
882 1441 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.60% 95.68% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 708 755
Median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) User Experience
2 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) Wireframes
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
4 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Adobe
5 6 (21.43%) Banking
6 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
8 3 (10.71%) Prototyping
8 3 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (10.71%) Infographics
9 2 (7.14%) CSS3
9 2 (7.14%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 2 (7.14%) Java
9 2 (7.14%) CRM
9 2 (7.14%) InDesign
9 2 (7.14%) Web Design
9 2 (7.14%) Inkscape
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.14%) HTML5
9 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (7.14%) Statistics
9 2 (7.14%) Marketing
10 1 (3.57%) Web Development

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (7.14%) InDesign
3 2 (7.14%) Inkscape
4 1 (3.57%) MS Office
4 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) CSS
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) CSS3
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) Apache CXF
3 1 (3.57%) Apache OpenJPA
3 1 (3.57%) Flash
3 1 (3.57%) JPA
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) JSF
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) User Experience
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Statistics
5 1 (3.57%) Animation
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.57%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (32.14%) Wireframes
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Infographics
4 3 (10.71%) Prototyping
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.14%) Web Design
6 1 (3.57%) BPMN
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) UX Design
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat