The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 50 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.30% 1.55% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.61% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Solutions 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
563 747 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.25% 96.64% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 444 272
Average daily rate £325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 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 £12.10 £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% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) SOA
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (20.00%) BPMN
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OO

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 5 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) BPMN
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle