The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 47 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 30 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.50% 2.27% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.42% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 1
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£440 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.41%
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
1123 1035 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.58% 93.83% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 455 448
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 £243 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 33 (52.38%) Java
2 29 (46.03%) OO
3 25 (39.68%) Use Case
4 23 (36.51%) UML
5 22 (34.92%) SOA
6 21 (33.33%) Web Services
6 21 (33.33%) JSF
7 19 (30.16%) Oracle
8 18 (28.57%) JBoss
9 16 (25.40%) JPA
9 16 (25.40%) Apache CXF
10 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
11 14 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
12 13 (20.63%) Finance
12 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
13 12 (19.05%) Scrum
13 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
14 11 (17.46%) RichFaces
15 10 (15.87%) Linux
16 9 (14.29%) IBM
16 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
17 8 (12.70%) Banking
17 8 (12.70%) Replication
17 8 (12.70%) IBM Mainframe
17 8 (12.70%) NAS
17 8 (12.70%) SRDF
17 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
17 8 (12.70%) EMC
17 8 (12.70%) SAN
17 8 (12.70%) CICS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.70%) CICS
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.59%) Node.js
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.59%) InDesign
1 1 (1.59%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) SAN
1 8 (12.70%) NAS
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.70%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.59%) ERwin
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.76%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Web Services
1 21 (33.33%) JSF
2 16 (25.40%) JPA
2 16 (25.40%) Apache CXF
3 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
4 11 (17.46%) RichFaces
5 6 (9.52%) Middleware
5 6 (9.52%) HTML
6 5 (7.94%) J2EE
6 5 (7.94%) CSS
7 4 (6.35%) .NET
8 3 (4.76%) HTML5
9 2 (3.17%) Flash
10 1 (1.59%) XHTML
10 1 (1.59%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.59%) Java EE
10 1 (1.59%) Dojo
10 1 (1.59%) WPF
10 1 (1.59%) jQuery
10 1 (1.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Mainframe
1 8 (12.70%) Replication
1 8 (12.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.59%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) zOS
2 8 (12.70%) UNIX
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) OO
2 25 (39.68%) Use Case
3 23 (36.51%) UML
4 22 (34.92%) SOA
5 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
6 12 (19.05%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) OOD
8 5 (7.94%) Web Design
9 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.35%) Network Design
10 3 (4.76%) CRM
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.17%) Unified Process
11 2 (3.17%) User Experience Design
11 2 (3.17%) RUP
11 2 (3.17%) Project Management
12 1 (1.59%) Service Management
12 1 (1.59%) ITSM
12 1 (1.59%) MVC
12 1 (1.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) SRDF
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Oracle
2 18 (28.57%) JBoss
3 9 (14.29%) IBM
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) EMC
5 6 (9.52%) Adobe
6 2 (3.17%) Chordiant
6 2 (3.17%) Genesys
7 1 (1.59%) Informatica
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.59%) Tableau
7 1 (1.59%) Eloqua
7 1 (1.59%) HP
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