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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 65 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.72% 1.52% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.59% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -16.32%
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
815 627 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.68% 95.00% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 349 397
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 19
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.50 £17.06 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014, 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 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) SOA
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
4 6 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (27.27%) Photoshop
5 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
5 5 (22.73%) XHTML
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) User Experience
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) Spring
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) SOAP
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) UML
7 3 (13.64%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) Web Design
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle ADF

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.55%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Photoshop
1 6 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.09%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) X.500
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) XHTML
4 4 (18.18%) Spring
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) Java EE 5
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) Flash
6 2 (9.09%) JSP
6 2 (9.09%) JRuby
6 2 (9.09%) Java EE
7 1 (4.55%) JSON
7 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.55%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) W3C
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) SOA
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) BPEL
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Web Design
4 3 (13.64%) Use Case
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) UML
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Jython
4 2 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) MIIS
1 1 (4.55%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) Twitter
4 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
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