The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 64 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 1.37% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.43% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £513 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
614 840 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.17% 95.67% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 448 367
Median daily rate £345 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 28 16
Median hourly rate £13.59 £27.44 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.48% +103.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £80.00 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Glasgow region that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Solutions Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Modelling
2 5 (55.56%) ArchiMate
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Linux

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) ArchiMate
2 5 (55.56%) Data Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Modelling
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle