The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 67 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.25% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.13% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
755 745 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.56% 94.90% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 364 376
Average daily rate £338 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
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 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Solutions Designer
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Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Designer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Designer across the Glasgow region.

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE 5
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (20.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE 5
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JRuby
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) BPEL
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Jython
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock