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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 9 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 2.06% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 2.15% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 9
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £490 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

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
784 1347 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.38% 95.80% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 690 654
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 20 January 2017, 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 10 (40.00%) User Experience
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Wireframes
4 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Adobe
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
6 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.00%) Infographics
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
7 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) Unix
7 3 (12.00%) Middleware
7 3 (12.00%) Change Control
7 3 (12.00%) Information Architecture

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 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (8.00%) InDesign
3 2 (8.00%) Inkscape
4 1 (4.00%) MS Office
4 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) BGP
1 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) OSPF
1 1 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (4.00%) Apache OpenJPA
4 1 (4.00%) Flash
4 1 (4.00%) JPA
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Animation
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) Wireframes
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Infographics
5 3 (12.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) BPMN
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Network Design
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) UX Design
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) F5
3 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat