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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 64 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 14 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.36% 2.93% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 3.07% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 16
Median daily rate £372 £356 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% -19.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £226 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.15 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +34.00%
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
996 1630 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.70% 95.43% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 866 649
Median daily rate £400 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 19 (48.72%) User Experience
2 16 (41.03%) Finance
3 10 (25.64%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) Banking
4 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.08%) Wireframes
4 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Retail
7 5 (12.82%) Prototyping
7 5 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.26%) User Stories
9 3 (7.69%) Adobe
9 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
9 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
9 3 (7.69%) Marketing
9 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (7.69%) Infographics
10 2 (5.13%) Use Case
10 2 (5.13%) Information Architecture
10 2 (5.13%) Puppet
10 2 (5.13%) Statistics
10 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
10 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Inkscape
10 2 (5.13%) WebLogic

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 2 (5.13%) Apache
1 2 (5.13%) ColdFusion
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) Inkscape
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.56%) InDesign
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Law
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) CSS
1 10 (25.64%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Flash
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.56%) CSS3
3 1 (2.56%) DHTML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) User Experience
2 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) Animation
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.56%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.56%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (23.08%) Wireframes
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Prototyping
3 5 (12.82%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (10.26%) User Stories
5 3 (7.69%) Infographics
6 2 (5.13%) Information Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
6 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Use Case
7 1 (2.56%) Content Management
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.56%) Product Management
7 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft