The table below looks at the statistics for the Digital 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 Digital Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Designer
Rank 93 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Designer 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £391 £306 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.75% -22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £291 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £321 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £439 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +35.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £76.00
% change year-on-year
- -40.78%
Digital 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
1464 1402 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.37% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 792 674
Average daily rate £400 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Digital Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Designer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Digital Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Digital Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Designer across the Edinburgh region.

Digital Designer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Digital Designer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Digital 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 Digital Designer in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics

Digital Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Digital 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 Digital Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript