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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 42 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 16 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.55% 2.37% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.46% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 1
Average daily rate £350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -6.25%
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
571 733 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.07% 96.70% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 435 262
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) CSS
2 10 (25.64%) User Experience
3 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle
4 7 (17.95%) SOA
4 7 (17.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 6 (15.38%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) Web Services
6 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Middleware
6 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (12.82%) ArchiMate
6 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (12.82%) Axure RP
6 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
6 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
7 4 (10.26%) Ajax
7 4 (10.26%) Banking
7 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
8 3 (7.69%) Adobe

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (12.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) InDesign
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SMS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (12.82%) Axure RP
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) CSS
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 5 (12.82%) Middleware
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) Ajax
5 3 (7.69%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) SVG
5 3 (7.69%) WPF
6 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.13%) JSP
7 1 (2.56%) .NET
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.56%) EJB
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE
7 1 (2.56%) Java EE
7 1 (2.56%) Struts
7 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) AIX
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) SOA
3 5 (12.82%) ArchiMate
3 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
3 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Modelling
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) BPMN
4 3 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (7.69%) Infographics
4 3 (7.69%) Typography
5 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.13%) OOD
5 2 (5.13%) UML
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) XAML
4 1 (2.56%) Groovy
4 1 (2.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GxP
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Apple
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) VMware