The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 44 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 27 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.10% 0.86% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 0.92% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
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£444 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £313 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £313 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -2.17%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
821 651 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.26% 93.67% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 361 464
Average daily rate £375 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 17
Average hourly rate £26.83 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.09% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Glasgow region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 20 (42.55%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) SOA
3 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
5 15 (31.91%) Spring
6 12 (25.53%) Oracle
7 11 (23.40%) Linux
8 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
9 8 (17.02%) UNIX
9 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
10 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.89%) SQL
10 7 (14.89%) Windows
10 7 (14.89%) Informatica
10 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
11 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
11 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
11 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
11 6 (12.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (12.77%) Master Data Management
11 6 (12.77%) Data Management
11 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (12.77%) Middleware
11 6 (12.77%) Web Services
11 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
11 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
11 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (10.64%) UML
12 5 (10.64%) OO
12 5 (10.64%) .NET

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (10.64%) GlassFish
3 5 (10.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
2 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.64%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) PowerCenter
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) Kalido
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Hudson
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Spring
2 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
3 6 (12.77%) Middleware
3 6 (12.77%) Web Services
4 5 (10.64%) .NET
4 5 (10.64%) CSS
4 5 (10.64%) JSP
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle ADF
4 5 (10.64%) jQuery
4 5 (10.64%) JRuby
4 5 (10.64%) Java EE 5
4 5 (10.64%) Java EE
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) UNIX
3 7 (14.89%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) SOA
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Master Data Management
3 6 (12.77%) Data Management
4 5 (10.64%) UML
4 5 (10.64%) OO
4 5 (10.64%) OOD
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (10.64%) Use Case
4 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 1 (2.13%) B2B
7 1 (2.13%) ETL
7 1 (2.13%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Jython
4 5 (10.64%) Groovy
5 4 (8.51%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Informatica
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Dell
4 1 (2.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) VMware