The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 63 66 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 5 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.73% 1.33% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.37% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Average daily rate £356 £425 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +30.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £377 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £485 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -13.68%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 873 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.87% 96.46% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 472 373
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £35.00 £30.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Designer
Scotland

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
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 18 April 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 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) IBM
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (19.23%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) ETL
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) JSON
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (11.54%) HTML5
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel
3 4 (15.38%) JSON
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.85%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
1 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) SOA
1 4 (15.38%) ETL
1 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) Display Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Web Design
3 1 (3.85%) Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) MIIS
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Pega
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix