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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 46 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 45 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.80% 2.27% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.39% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 5
Average daily rate
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£356 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £460 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
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
1501 1212 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.29% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 698 455
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 33 (38.37%) Banking
2 23 (26.74%) User Experience
3 19 (22.09%) Finance
4 13 (15.12%) HTML
5 12 (13.95%) Photoshop
6 11 (12.79%) Adobe
6 11 (12.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.63%) CSS
7 10 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.47%) Informatica
9 7 (8.14%) Retail
9 7 (8.14%) Retail Banking
9 7 (8.14%) Analytics
9 7 (8.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (6.98%) Data Quality
10 6 (6.98%) Data Management
10 6 (6.98%) Web Design
10 6 (6.98%) Axure RP
10 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.98%) Java
11 5 (5.81%) ETL
11 5 (5.81%) InDesign
11 5 (5.81%) Middleware
11 5 (5.81%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
11 5 (5.81%) Big Data
11 5 (5.81%) Master Data Management
11 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) FileNet
3 1 (1.16%) Lync
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Photoshop
2 11 (12.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (8.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (5.81%) InDesign
5 2 (2.33%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.16%) MS Office
6 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) ATM
1 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.81%) Big Data
3 4 (4.65%) PowerCenter
3 4 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) DB2
4 1 (1.16%) Kalido
4 1 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Axure RP
2 5 (5.81%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 33 (38.37%) Banking
2 19 (22.09%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Retail
3 7 (8.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) HTML
2 10 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (5.81%) Middleware
4 4 (4.65%) HTML5
4 4 (4.65%) CSS3
5 3 (3.49%) jQuery
6 2 (2.33%) Web Services
6 2 (2.33%) J2EE
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.16%) .NET
7 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.16%) JSF
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.16%) Flash
7 1 (1.16%) JPA
7 1 (1.16%) Apache OpenJPA
7 1 (1.16%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.16%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.74%) User Experience
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.49%) SCORM
3 3 (3.49%) DataPower
3 3 (3.49%) Learning Management System
3 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) VSAM
5 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.16%) Podcast
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Solaris
2 2 (2.33%) UNIX
2 2 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) AIX
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.14%) Analytics
4 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (6.98%) Data Management
4 6 (6.98%) Web Design
5 5 (5.81%) ETL
5 5 (5.81%) Master Data Management
5 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.65%) Information Architecture
6 4 (4.65%) SDLC
6 4 (4.65%) RAD
6 4 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.49%) UX Design
7 3 (3.49%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.49%) Usability Engineering
7 3 (3.49%) OO
7 3 (3.49%) SOA
8 2 (2.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) Java
2 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) Degree
1 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Adobe
2 9 (10.47%) Informatica
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
3 4 (4.65%) Pega
4 2 (2.33%) Genesys
4 2 (2.33%) Verint
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.16%) NetApp
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) Teradata
5 1 (1.16%) Splunk
5 1 (1.16%) HP
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
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