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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 44 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 43 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.95% 1.43% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.57% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £450 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £401 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
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
1396 1081 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.68% 90.99% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 568 389
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £41.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 28 (37.84%) Banking
2 19 (25.68%) Java
3 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) Finance
5 14 (18.92%) OO
6 13 (17.57%) Data Modelling
7 12 (16.22%) SOA
8 11 (14.86%) Use Case
9 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
9 10 (13.51%) User Experience
10 9 (12.16%) Data Management
10 9 (12.16%) IBM
10 9 (12.16%) UML
11 8 (10.81%) Web Services
11 8 (10.81%) Oracle
12 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.46%) OOD
12 7 (9.46%) Middleware
12 7 (9.46%) Informatica
13 6 (8.11%) J2EE
13 6 (8.11%) Windows
13 6 (8.11%) E-Learning
13 6 (8.11%) JSF
14 5 (6.76%) DB2
14 5 (6.76%) SAN
14 5 (6.76%) EMC
14 5 (6.76%) NAS
15 4 (5.41%) Master Data Management
15 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (5.41%) Veritas

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.41%) MQSeries
3 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) CICS
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) InDesign
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) SAN
1 5 (6.76%) NAS
2 3 (4.05%) SSH
2 3 (4.05%) LDAP
2 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) DB2
2 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.70%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) ERwin
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
2 2 (2.70%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.70%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (2.70%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.35%) JDeveloper
General
1 28 (37.84%) Banking
2 15 (20.27%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) International Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Web Services
2 7 (9.46%) Middleware
3 6 (8.11%) J2EE
3 6 (8.11%) JSF
4 4 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.05%) CSS
5 3 (4.05%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) JPA
5 3 (4.05%) Apache CXF
6 2 (2.70%) RichFaces
6 2 (2.70%) .NET
7 1 (1.35%) Struts
7 1 (1.35%) TopLink
7 1 (1.35%) Flash
7 1 (1.35%) XHTML
7 1 (1.35%) HTML5
7 1 (1.35%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) User Experience
2 6 (8.11%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.05%) SCORM
3 3 (4.05%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.70%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Solaris
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) zOS
5 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) OO
3 13 (17.57%) Data Modelling
4 12 (16.22%) SOA
5 11 (14.86%) Use Case
6 9 (12.16%) Data Management
6 9 (12.16%) UML
7 7 (9.46%) OOD
7 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.41%) Scrum
8 4 (5.41%) Master Data Management
9 3 (4.05%) ETL
9 3 (4.05%) Validation
9 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (2.70%) Change Control
10 2 (2.70%) Business Transformation
10 2 (2.70%) Analytics
10 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) Java
2 4 (5.41%) SQL
3 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) IBM
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Informatica
4 5 (6.76%) EMC
5 4 (5.41%) Veritas
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.41%) Symantec
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.05%) Adobe
7 2 (2.70%) Genesys
7 2 (2.70%) Chordiant
8 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.35%) Tableau
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