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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 94 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 49 66 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 2.27% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.38% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 19
Median daily rate £390 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £505 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +35.55%
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
2703 2775 2417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.92% 95.59% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1460 1349
Median daily rate £375 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 90 82
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Edinburgh -14 27 £398 +7.79% 2
Glasgow -13 9 £331 -25.35% 2
Stirling +6 5 £325 - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £425 -
Moray - 2 £420 -
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 45 (45.92%) User Experience
2 35 (35.71%) Finance
3 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.47%) Wireframes
5 16 (16.33%) Axure RP
6 15 (15.31%) Banking
7 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (11.22%) Adobe
9 10 (10.20%) HTML
9 10 (10.20%) CSS
9 10 (10.20%) Retail
9 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.20%) Information Architecture
10 9 (9.18%) Photoshop
11 8 (8.16%) SOA
11 8 (8.16%) Migration
12 7 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (7.14%) Java
12 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
12 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (6.12%) Service Design
13 6 (6.12%) ArchiMate
13 6 (6.12%) BPMN
13 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
13 6 (6.12%) Middleware
13 6 (6.12%) Scrum
13 6 (6.12%) Retail Banking
13 6 (6.12%) Use Case
14 5 (5.10%) Marketing

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 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.04%) Apache
3 2 (2.04%) CICS
3 2 (2.04%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.04%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.06%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.02%) InDesign
6 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) BGP
1 2 (2.04%) LAN
1 2 (2.04%) MPLS
1 2 (2.04%) PBX
1 2 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (2.04%) VPN
1 2 (2.04%) WAN
1 2 (2.04%) X.21
2 1 (1.02%) FTP
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.02%) SAN
2 1 (1.02%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) DB2
3 2 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) MS Access
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.08%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.02%) XMLSpy
General
1 35 (35.71%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Banking
3 10 (10.20%) Retail
4 6 (6.12%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.10%) Marketing
6 2 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.04%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) CSS
1 10 (10.20%) HTML
2 6 (6.12%) Middleware
3 4 (4.08%) Flash
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Flex
4 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.06%) Web Services
5 2 (2.04%) Apache CXF
5 2 (2.04%) Drools
5 2 (2.04%) JPA
5 2 (2.04%) jQuery
5 2 (2.04%) JSF
5 2 (2.04%) RichFaces
6 1 (1.02%) Ajax
6 1 (1.02%) Java EE
6 1 (1.02%) JSON
6 1 (1.02%) Spring
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.02%) XML
6 1 (1.02%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 45 (45.92%) User Experience
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.06%) Interactive TV
6 2 (2.04%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.04%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.04%) Psychology
6 2 (2.04%) SCORM
6 2 (2.04%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) DataPower
7 1 (1.02%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Android
1 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
1 5 (5.10%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) Unix
3 2 (2.04%) zOS
4 1 (1.02%) AIX
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.47%) Wireframes
3 10 (10.20%) Information Architecture
3 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.16%) Migration
4 8 (8.16%) SOA
5 7 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (6.12%) ArchiMate
6 6 (6.12%) BPMN
6 6 (6.12%) Scrum
6 6 (6.12%) Service Design
6 6 (6.12%) Use Case
7 5 (5.10%) Analytics
7 5 (5.10%) Data Architecture
7 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Modelling
7 5 (5.10%) Project Management
7 5 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.10%) Usability Testing
8 4 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) Java
2 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.02%) C#
3 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) CCDP
3 2 (2.04%) CCNP
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.04%) Degree
3 2 (2.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) HL7
2 1 (1.02%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Adobe
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco
4 2 (2.04%) Juniper
5 1 (1.02%) Apple
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.02%) Remedy
5 1 (1.02%) VMware