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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 78 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 17 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.34% 2.82% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.97% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 20
Median daily rate £400 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £455
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 £30.00 £10.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+179.06% -46.25%
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
1215 1513 1228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.12% 94.92% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 778 709
Median daily rate £400 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 33 (63.46%) User Experience
2 20 (38.46%) Finance
3 13 (25.00%) Banking
4 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (23.08%) Wireframes
5 11 (21.15%) HTML
5 11 (21.15%) CSS
6 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.38%) Retail
7 8 (15.38%) Adobe
7 8 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
8 7 (13.46%) Prototyping
8 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.54%) Retail Banking
9 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
10 5 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (7.69%) Axure RP
11 4 (7.69%) Use Case
11 4 (7.69%) User Stories
12 3 (5.77%) Analytics
12 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (5.77%) Android
12 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
12 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
12 3 (5.77%) Information Architecture
12 3 (5.77%) Content Management
12 3 (5.77%) Interactive TV
12 3 (5.77%) Oracle

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 (3.85%) Apache
1 2 (3.85%) ColdFusion
1 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.92%) InDesign
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) MySQL
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (15.38%) Retail
4 6 (11.54%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.85%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) CSS
1 11 (21.15%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) Flash
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.92%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.92%) CSS3
3 1 (1.92%) DHTML
3 1 (1.92%) Drools
3 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) JPA
3 1 (1.92%) JSF
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 33 (63.46%) User Experience
2 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Interactive TV
3 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.85%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.85%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.85%) SCORM
4 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Android
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (23.08%) Wireframes
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (13.46%) Prototyping
5 4 (7.69%) Use Case
5 4 (7.69%) User Stories
6 3 (5.77%) Analytics
6 3 (5.77%) Content Management
6 3 (5.77%) Information Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Project Management
6 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.77%) SOA
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) CRM
7 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Service Design
7 2 (3.85%) Usability Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Adobe
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Apple
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft