The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 78 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 43 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.61% 1.85% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.99% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £298 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £85.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2528 2113 1946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.84% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1029 1028
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 54
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Designer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer across the Scotland region.

Designer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 21 £413 -8.33% 5
Glasgow -8 17 £425 +6.25%
West Lothian +8 2 £423 -0.58%
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 46 (36.80%) Java
2 41 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.00%) SOA
4 32 (25.60%) Finance
5 31 (24.80%) Banking
6 23 (18.40%) Oracle
7 19 (15.20%) OO
8 17 (13.60%) Data Modelling
8 17 (13.60%) UML
8 17 (13.60%) Spring
9 16 (12.80%) Hibernate
10 15 (12.00%) SQL
10 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database
11 14 (11.20%) Use Case
12 13 (10.40%) Data Management
13 11 (8.80%) PL/SQL
13 11 (8.80%) Web Services
13 11 (8.80%) OOD
13 11 (8.80%) IBM
13 11 (8.80%) Informatica
13 11 (8.80%) User Experience
13 11 (8.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (7.20%) Middleware
15 9 (7.20%) UNIX
15 9 (7.20%) Windows
15 9 (7.20%) WebSphere
16 8 (6.40%) DB2
16 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database 10g

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (7.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.20%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.40%) JBoss
4 3 (2.40%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.40%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.80%) WordPress
6 1 (0.80%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.80%) FileNet
6 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.60%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
2 2 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.80%) InDesign
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.80%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.80%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) SAN
1 6 (4.80%) NAS
2 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.40%) LDAP
3 3 (2.40%) DNS
3 3 (2.40%) SSH
4 1 (0.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.80%) SSL
4 1 (0.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.80%) Firewall
4 1 (0.80%) SNMP
4 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (6.40%) DB2
5 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.40%) MySQL
7 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.60%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.60%) QlikView
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.40%) ERwin
3 2 (1.60%) Subversion
3 2 (1.60%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (1.60%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.80%) JDeveloper
General
1 32 (25.60%) Finance
2 31 (24.80%) Banking
3 3 (2.40%) International Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Publishing
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.60%) Spring
2 16 (12.80%) Hibernate
3 11 (8.80%) Web Services
4 9 (7.20%) Middleware
5 7 (5.60%) JSF
5 7 (5.60%) J2EE
5 7 (5.60%) CSS
6 4 (3.20%) HTML
6 4 (3.20%) .NET
6 4 (3.20%) jQuery
6 4 (3.20%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.40%) Java EE
7 3 (2.40%) JRuby
7 3 (2.40%) Java EE 5
7 3 (2.40%) JPA
7 3 (2.40%) Apache CXF
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (2.40%) JSP
7 3 (2.40%) SOAP
8 2 (1.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) User Experience
2 6 (4.80%) E-Learning
3 5 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.40%) Learning Management System
4 3 (2.40%) SCORM
4 3 (2.40%) W3C
5 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Animation
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.80%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.20%) UNIX
1 9 (7.20%) Windows
2 7 (5.60%) Linux
3 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.20%) Solaris
5 2 (1.60%) Android
5 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.00%) SOA
3 19 (15.20%) OO
4 17 (13.60%) UML
4 17 (13.60%) Data Modelling
5 14 (11.20%) Use Case
6 13 (10.40%) Data Management
7 11 (8.80%) OOD
8 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.60%) Scrum
11 6 (4.80%) ETL
12 5 (4.00%) CRM
12 5 (4.00%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.00%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.20%) Master Data Management
13 4 (3.20%) Performance Testing
14 3 (2.40%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (2.40%) Validation
14 3 (2.40%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.80%) Java
2 15 (12.00%) SQL
3 11 (8.80%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.40%) C#
5 3 (2.40%) Jython
5 3 (2.40%) Groovy
6 2 (1.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.80%) MCP
1 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.80%) MCTS
1 1 (0.80%) Degree
1 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Firmware
1 1 (0.80%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 23 (18.40%) Oracle
2 11 (8.80%) IBM
2 11 (8.80%) Informatica
3 5 (4.00%) Veritas
3 5 (4.00%) Genesys
3 5 (4.00%) Chordiant
4 4 (3.20%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.20%) EMC
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.20%) Symantec
5 3 (2.40%) Adobe
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco
7 1 (0.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.80%) McAfee
7 1 (0.80%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.80%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.80%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.80%) Twitter
7 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
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