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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank - 81 82
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 0 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.68% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.72% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.50%
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
1193 1534 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.13% 94.87% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 794 715
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £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 10 13 23
Median hourly rate £47.25 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Photoshop

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) InDesign
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Drools
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) JSF
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle