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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 69 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 26 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.92% 2.36% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.48% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 22
Median daily rate £403 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £460 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.84 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%
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
1299 1373 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.80% 95.15% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 716 744
Median daily rate £388 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 33
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 30 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 32 (55.17%) User Experience
2 20 (34.48%) Finance
3 15 (25.86%) Banking
4 12 (20.69%) Wireframes
5 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.24%) HTML
6 10 (17.24%) CSS
7 8 (13.79%) Retail
7 8 (13.79%) Adobe
7 8 (13.79%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (12.07%) Prototyping
8 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
9 6 (10.34%) Retail Banking
9 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.34%) Photoshop
10 5 (8.62%) Middleware
10 5 (8.62%) SOA
10 5 (8.62%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (8.62%) Use Case
11 4 (6.90%) Axure RP
11 4 (6.90%) User Stories
11 4 (6.90%) Project Management
11 4 (6.90%) Oracle
11 4 (6.90%) Java
12 3 (5.17%) UML
12 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
12 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
12 3 (5.17%) Windows

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 2 (3.45%) Apache
1 2 (3.45%) ColdFusion
1 2 (3.45%) JBoss
1 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) CICS
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.72%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.72%) InDesign
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
1 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Retail
4 6 (10.34%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) CSS
1 10 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) Middleware
3 2 (3.45%) Apache CXF
3 2 (3.45%) Drools
3 2 (3.45%) Flash
3 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.45%) JPA
3 2 (3.45%) JSF
3 2 (3.45%) RichFaces
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) Ajax
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.72%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) DHTML
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (55.17%) User Experience
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.17%) Interactive TV
3 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.45%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.45%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.45%) SCORM
4 2 (3.45%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Android
1 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Wireframes
2 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.79%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (12.07%) Prototyping
6 5 (8.62%) SOA
6 5 (8.62%) Use Case
7 4 (6.90%) Project Management
7 4 (6.90%) User Stories
8 3 (5.17%) Analytics
8 3 (5.17%) BPMN
8 3 (5.17%) Content Management
8 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.17%) Information Architecture
8 3 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.17%) UML
9 2 (3.45%) OO
9 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.45%) Usability Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Adobe
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Apple