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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 52 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 11 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.51% 4.58% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 4.84% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £263 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £410 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
Designer
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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
687 579 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.24% 94.61% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 287 365
Average daily rate £350 £320 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 19
Average hourly rate £16.16 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) SOA
4 13 (43.33%) Spring
5 9 (30.00%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) CSS
7 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
9 5 (16.67%) XHTML
9 5 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
10 4 (13.33%) W3C
10 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.00%) SQL
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.00%) UNIX
11 3 (10.00%) OO
11 3 (10.00%) ETL
11 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (10.00%) Informatica
11 3 (10.00%) Web Design
11 3 (10.00%) HTML5
11 3 (10.00%) User Experience
12 2 (6.67%) C#

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.67%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Spring
2 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) XHTML
5 3 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (6.67%) JSP
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) Flash
6 2 (6.67%) Java EE
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) JRuby
6 2 (6.67%) Java EE 5
7 1 (3.33%) JSON
7 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.33%) JSF
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
7 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) W3C
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) SOA
3 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.00%) Web Design
4 3 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) OOD
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) BPEL
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (3.33%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Jython
3 2 (6.67%) Groovy
3 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Informatica
3 2 (6.67%) Twitter
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) ForgeRock
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