The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 75 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 1 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.099% 0.59% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.61% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £458 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Solutions 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
978 1627 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.83% 95.48% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 868 661
Median daily rate £400 £382 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £13.26 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £36.40 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements

Solutions 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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java