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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 62 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 13 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% 1.52% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.59% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Average daily rate
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£319 £200 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.37% -35.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £355 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.41%
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
810 629 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.10% 95.30% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 341 370
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 £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.70 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (45.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) SOA
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
4 6 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (25.00%) XHTML
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Web Design
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) OOD
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (10.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) X.500
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) XHTML
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.00%) Java EE 5
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) REST
6 2 (10.00%) JRuby
6 2 (10.00%) Java EE
6 2 (10.00%) Flash
6 2 (10.00%) JSP
6 2 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Web Design
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) OOD
3 3 (15.00%) BPEL
3 3 (15.00%) Use Case
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) Jython
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) MIIS
1 1 (5.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) ForgeRock
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