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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 65 60 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 22 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 1.39% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.51% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £401 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1294 1058 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.57% 91.92% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 548 318
Average daily rate £390 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.94 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 30 (39.47%) Banking
2 20 (26.32%) Java
3 16 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) OO
5 13 (17.11%) Finance
6 12 (15.79%) Data Management
7 11 (14.47%) Use Case
7 11 (14.47%) SOA
8 9 (11.84%) IBM
8 9 (11.84%) Middleware
8 9 (11.84%) UML
8 9 (11.84%) Oracle
8 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
9 8 (10.53%) DB2
9 8 (10.53%) Informatica
9 8 (10.53%) User Experience
10 7 (9.21%) Web Services
10 7 (9.21%) OOD
10 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.89%) E-Learning
11 6 (7.89%) JSF
11 6 (7.89%) Windows
11 6 (7.89%) J2EE
12 5 (6.58%) SAN
12 5 (6.58%) EMC
12 5 (6.58%) NAS
12 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.26%) Master Data Management
13 4 (5.26%) Hibernate

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.26%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.95%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.63%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) SAN
1 5 (6.58%) NAS
2 3 (3.95%) LDAP
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) SSH
3 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) DB2
2 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.63%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) ERwin
2 2 (2.63%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
2 2 (2.63%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.32%) JDeveloper
General
1 30 (39.47%) Banking
2 13 (17.11%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) International Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Middleware
2 7 (9.21%) Web Services
3 6 (7.89%) JSF
3 6 (7.89%) J2EE
4 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.95%) JPA
5 3 (3.95%) Apache CXF
6 2 (2.63%) RichFaces
7 1 (1.32%) CSS
7 1 (1.32%) Struts
7 1 (1.32%) HTML
7 1 (1.32%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) User Experience
2 6 (7.89%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.95%) SCORM
3 3 (3.95%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.63%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) UNIX
2 4 (5.26%) Solaris
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) AIX
5 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Data Modelling
1 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) OO
3 12 (15.79%) Data Management
4 11 (14.47%) Use Case
4 11 (14.47%) SOA
5 9 (11.84%) UML
6 7 (9.21%) OOD
6 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.26%) Master Data Management
8 4 (5.26%) Scrum
9 3 (3.95%) ETL
9 3 (3.95%) Validation
10 2 (2.63%) Change Control
10 2 (2.63%) Business Transformation
10 2 (2.63%) Physical Data Model
10 2 (2.63%) Web Development
10 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.95%) SQL
4 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) SRDF
1 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) IBM
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Informatica
3 5 (6.58%) EMC
4 4 (5.26%) Symantec
4 4 (5.26%) Veritas
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.63%) Chordiant
6 2 (2.63%) Adobe
6 2 (2.63%) Genesys
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.32%) McAfee
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.32%) Sourcefire
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