The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Scotland 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 80 81 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 45 43 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 1.78% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.92% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 39
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £377 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -3.15%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2471 2240 2598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.37% 92.79% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1102 1283
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 111
Average hourly rate £17.45 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.47 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £40.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Designer
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -16 32 £438 +2.94% 4
Glasgow -4 6 £356 -16.17% 5
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - - - - 2
Stirling - - - - 1
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 19 (22.09%) Oracle
3 16 (18.60%) HTML
3 16 (18.60%) Windows
4 15 (17.44%) Java
5 12 (13.95%) IBM
6 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.79%) SQL
6 11 (12.79%) Linux
7 10 (11.63%) CSS
8 8 (9.30%) AIX
8 8 (9.30%) UNIX
8 8 (9.30%) SOA
8 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
8 8 (9.30%) Banking
8 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (8.14%) WebSphere
9 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (8.14%) HTML5
9 7 (8.14%) Middleware
9 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.14%) ETL
9 7 (8.14%) XML
10 6 (6.98%) DB2
10 6 (6.98%) UML
10 6 (6.98%) OO
10 6 (6.98%) JBoss
10 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
10 6 (6.98%) Photoshop

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 7 (8.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.81%) CICS
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Firewall
2 5 (5.81%) NAS
2 5 (5.81%) SAN
3 3 (3.49%) Internet
3 3 (3.49%) LAN
3 3 (3.49%) WAN
3 3 (3.49%) DHCP
3 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.33%) Wireless
5 1 (1.16%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.98%) DB2
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.16%) Maven
2 1 (1.16%) QUnit
2 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) Hudson
2 1 (1.16%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.16%) ERwin
2 1 (1.16%) JUnit
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) HTML
2 10 (11.63%) CSS
3 7 (8.14%) HTML5
3 7 (8.14%) Middleware
3 7 (8.14%) XML
4 6 (6.98%) JSF
5 5 (5.81%) JSON
5 5 (5.81%) .NET
6 4 (4.65%) Web Services
6 4 (4.65%) Apache Camel
6 4 (4.65%) jQuery
7 3 (3.49%) JPA
7 3 (3.49%) RichFaces
7 3 (3.49%) Apache CXF
7 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.49%) J2EE
8 2 (2.33%) Flash
8 2 (2.33%) REST
8 2 (2.33%) Spring
8 2 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (5.81%) Mainframe
1 5 (5.81%) Replication
2 4 (4.65%) W3C
3 3 (3.49%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) GIS
4 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Linux
3 8 (9.30%) AIX
3 8 (9.30%) UNIX
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.81%) zOS
6 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.49%) Solaris
8 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.30%) SOA
2 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (8.14%) ETL
3 6 (6.98%) UML
3 6 (6.98%) OO
3 6 (6.98%) Scrum
4 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.81%) Use Case
4 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
4 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (5.81%) ITIL
5 4 (4.65%) Workflow
5 4 (4.65%) Web Design
5 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.49%) Network Design
6 3 (3.49%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.49%) Project Management
7 2 (2.33%) CRM
7 2 (2.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) Java
2 11 (12.79%) SQL
3 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.49%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) C++
4 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) Perl
5 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) PHP
6 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.33%) WCAG
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) SRDF
2 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) XenServer
4 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.16%) MIIS
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) IBM
3 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.98%) JBoss
4 6 (6.98%) Adobe
4 6 (6.98%) EMC
5 4 (4.65%) Citrix
6 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.49%) VMware
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) Borland
7 2 (2.33%) Symantec
7 2 (2.33%) Pega
8 1 (1.16%) Eloqua
8 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.16%) Quark
8 1 (1.16%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) Dell
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