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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 67 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 27 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.91% 2.11% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.20% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 16
Median daily rate £398 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £461 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +35.55%
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
1346 1363 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.19% 95.85% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 744 679
Median daily rate £400 £356 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 29 (50.88%) User Experience
2 17 (29.82%) Finance
3 15 (26.32%) Banking
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) Wireframes
6 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.04%) HTML
7 8 (14.04%) Photoshop
7 8 (14.04%) CSS
7 8 (14.04%) Adobe
8 7 (12.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (12.28%) Retail
8 7 (12.28%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (10.53%) Axure RP
9 6 (10.53%) Retail Banking
10 5 (8.77%) Use Case
10 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.77%) Middleware
10 5 (8.77%) Project Management
10 5 (8.77%) SOA
11 4 (7.02%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (7.02%) Flash
11 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
11 4 (7.02%) Oracle
11 4 (7.02%) Java
11 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
11 4 (7.02%) Information Architecture
12 3 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
12 3 (5.26%) Apache Flex
12 3 (5.26%) BPMN

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 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) CICS
1 2 (3.51%) ColdFusion
1 2 (3.51%) JBoss
1 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Photoshop
2 7 (12.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.26%) Fireworks
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.51%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.75%) InDesign
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) DB2
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Axure RP
2 4 (7.02%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Retail
4 6 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Law
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) CSS
1 8 (14.04%) HTML
2 5 (8.77%) Middleware
3 4 (7.02%) Flash
4 3 (5.26%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.51%) Apache CXF
5 2 (3.51%) Drools
5 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.51%) JPA
5 2 (3.51%) JSF
5 2 (3.51%) RichFaces
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) DHTML
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.88%) User Experience
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.26%) Interactive TV
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.51%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.51%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.51%) SCORM
5 2 (3.51%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Android
2 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
2 2 (3.51%) zOS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Wireframes
3 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.28%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (8.77%) Project Management
5 5 (8.77%) SOA
5 5 (8.77%) Use Case
6 4 (7.02%) Information Architecture
7 3 (5.26%) Analytics
7 3 (5.26%) BPMN
7 3 (5.26%) Content Management
7 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.26%) Service Design
7 3 (5.26%) UML
7 3 (5.26%) User Stories
8 2 (3.51%) OO
8 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.51%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Java
1 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Adobe
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Apple
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