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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 68 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 25 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.76% 1.69% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.76% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Average daily rate £400 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £372 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £465 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (34.25%) Finance
2 23 (31.51%) User Experience
3 19 (26.03%) Banking
4 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.96%) HTML
5 8 (10.96%) CSS
5 8 (10.96%) SOA
5 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.59%) Photoshop
7 6 (8.22%) Middleware
7 6 (8.22%) Project Management
7 6 (8.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (6.85%) JIRA
8 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
8 5 (6.85%) Axure RP
8 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.85%) ClearCase
8 5 (6.85%) Adobe
9 4 (5.48%) HP
9 4 (5.48%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (5.48%) .NET
9 4 (5.48%) DB2
9 4 (5.48%) Mainframe
9 4 (5.48%) Retail
9 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.48%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Document Management
10 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
10 3 (4.11%) Content Management
10 3 (4.11%) HTML5

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) CICS
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) Drupal
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) WordPress
4 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.74%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.74%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) DB2
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Axure RP
1 5 (6.85%) ClearCase
1 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (34.25%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) CSS
1 8 (10.96%) HTML
2 6 (8.22%) Middleware
3 4 (5.48%) .NET
4 3 (4.11%) Flash
4 3 (4.11%) HTML5
4 3 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Flex
5 2 (2.74%) CSS3
5 2 (2.74%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.37%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.37%) Drools
6 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.37%) JPA
6 1 (1.37%) JSF
6 1 (1.37%) RichFaces
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) User Experience
2 4 (5.48%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.11%) DataPower
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Animation
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.37%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Unix
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.74%) zOS
3 1 (1.37%) AIX
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.96%) SOA
3 6 (8.22%) Project Management
4 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.48%) Document Management
4 4 (5.48%) Software Testing
5 3 (4.11%) Content Management
5 3 (4.11%) Information Security
5 3 (4.11%) Investment Management
5 3 (4.11%) Migration
5 3 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (4.11%) UML
6 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.74%) Data Modelling
6 2 (2.74%) ETL
6 2 (2.74%) Front End Development
6 2 (2.74%) SDLC
6 2 (2.74%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.11%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) COBIT
1 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
1 1 (1.37%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Adobe
2 4 (5.48%) HP
3 3 (4.11%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.11%) IBM
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) iRise
5 1 (1.37%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.37%) Informatica
5 1 (1.37%) Pega
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Tableau
5 1 (1.37%) VMware