The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 83 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 42 115 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 3.51% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 3.69% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 36
Median daily rate £400 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £135.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £34.01 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +74.41%
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
2124 3113 2633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.86% 95.02% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1622 1358
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 74 52
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £41.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -13 13 £400 -8.57% 3
Edinburgh -31 13 £425 +13.33% 2
Stirling +10 8 £475 - 1
West Lothian +7 2 £338 -3.57%
Dundee - 2 £113 -
Perthshire - 2 - -
Renfrewshire -12 1 £375 +203.59%
Fife - 1 - -
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Scotland region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 44 (48.35%) User Experience
2 43 (47.25%) Finance
3 28 (30.77%) Wireframes
4 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (19.78%) Banking
6 15 (16.48%) Mobile App
7 14 (15.38%) Oracle
8 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (13.19%) Axure RP
10 11 (12.09%) HTML
10 11 (12.09%) Java
11 10 (10.99%) CSS
11 10 (10.99%) Linux
11 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database
11 10 (10.99%) Prototyping
12 9 (9.89%) Information Architecture
12 9 (9.89%) Adobe
13 8 (8.79%) User Stories
14 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (7.69%) Degree
14 7 (7.69%) EMC
14 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
14 7 (7.69%) Photoshop
14 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
14 7 (7.69%) Retail
15 6 (6.59%) Software Testing
15 6 (6.59%) Scrum
15 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
15 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (2.20%) Apache
1 2 (2.20%) ColdFusion
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.10%) JBoss
2 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.30%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.10%) DOC1
5 1 (1.10%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.10%) InDesign
5 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) BGP
1 2 (2.20%) LAN
1 2 (2.20%) MPLS
1 2 (2.20%) PBX
1 2 (2.20%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (2.20%) VPN
1 2 (2.20%) WAN
1 2 (2.20%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.59%) ObjectStore
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.20%) DB2
6 2 (2.20%) IBM PureData
6 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.20%) MySQL
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.10%) MS Access
7 1 (1.10%) QlikView
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Axure RP
2 6 (6.59%) Selenium
3 2 (2.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
General
1 43 (47.25%) Finance
2 18 (19.78%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.20%) Games
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) HTML
2 10 (10.99%) CSS
3 3 (3.30%) Middleware
4 2 (2.20%) Web Services
5 1 (1.10%) .NET
5 1 (1.10%) Ajax
5 1 (1.10%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.10%) CSS3
5 1 (1.10%) DHTML
5 1 (1.10%) Drools
5 1 (1.10%) Flash
5 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.10%) HTML5
5 1 (1.10%) JPA
5 1 (1.10%) jQuery
5 1 (1.10%) JSF
5 1 (1.10%) RichFaces
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (48.35%) User Experience
2 15 (16.48%) Mobile App
3 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Interactive TV
4 3 (3.30%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.20%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.20%) Psychology
5 2 (2.20%) SCORM
5 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Windows
4 4 (4.40%) Android
4 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.40%) Unix
5 1 (1.10%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Wireframes
2 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.99%) Prototyping
3 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.89%) Information Architecture
5 8 (8.79%) User Stories
6 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.59%) Scrum
6 6 (6.59%) Software Testing
6 6 (6.59%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (5.49%) Analytics
7 5 (5.49%) Migration
7 5 (5.49%) Service Design
7 5 (5.49%) SOA
8 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.40%) ETL
8 4 (4.40%) Front End Development
8 4 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (4.40%) Use Case
9 3 (3.30%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) Java
2 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) C#
3 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) CCDP
4 2 (2.20%) CCNP
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.20%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) Actionable Recommendations
1 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle
2 9 (9.89%) Adobe
3 7 (7.69%) EMC
3 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.30%) IBM
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 2 (2.20%) Juniper
6 2 (2.20%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.20%) Netezza
6 2 (2.20%) Talend
7 1 (1.10%) Apple
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix
7 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.10%) Dell
7 1 (1.10%) Informatica
7 1 (1.10%) Symantec
7 1 (1.10%) VMware