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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 63 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 69 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.47% 1.99% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.15% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 32
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£375 £408 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £272 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -18.10%
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
2631 2327 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.07% 92.49% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1159 1096
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 £243 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 97
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 50 £375 -16.66%
Glasgow -12 12 £415 +14.48% 1
West Lothian +12 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 61 (40.13%) Java
2 43 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (26.97%) Finance
4 33 (21.71%) SOA
4 33 (21.71%) Banking
5 31 (20.39%) Oracle
5 31 (20.39%) UML
6 29 (19.08%) OO
7 28 (18.42%) SQL
8 22 (14.47%) IBM
8 22 (14.47%) Use Case
9 20 (13.16%) Web Services
9 20 (13.16%) Data Modelling
10 19 (12.50%) .NET
10 19 (12.50%) User Experience
11 18 (11.84%) Hibernate
12 17 (11.18%) Data Management
12 17 (11.18%) JSF
13 16 (10.53%) WebSphere
14 14 (9.21%) CSS
15 13 (8.55%) HTML
15 13 (8.55%) JBoss
15 13 (8.55%) Oracle Database
15 13 (8.55%) Mentoring
16 12 (7.89%) JPA
16 12 (7.89%) Apache CXF
17 11 (7.24%) Data Integration
17 11 (7.24%) Performance Testing
17 11 (7.24%) Linux
17 11 (7.24%) Scrum

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.55%) JBoss
3 11 (7.24%) FileNet
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.63%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.97%) CMS
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.32%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.66%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.66%) CICS
7 1 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (4.61%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.97%) InDesign
3 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (1.32%) MS Office
5 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (4.61%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) SAN
1 6 (3.95%) NAS
2 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.97%) DNS
3 3 (1.97%) LDAP
3 3 (1.97%) LAN
3 3 (1.97%) WAN
3 3 (1.97%) SSH
4 1 (0.66%) Network Security
4 1 (0.66%) SNMP
4 1 (0.66%) SSL
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.55%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.58%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.95%) DB2
5 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.97%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.32%) MySQL
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.66%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.66%) QlikView
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) ERwin
1 3 (1.97%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (1.32%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.32%) Subversion
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.32%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.66%) JDeveloper
General
1 41 (26.97%) Finance
2 33 (21.71%) Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.32%) International Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.16%) Web Services
2 19 (12.50%) .NET
3 18 (11.84%) Hibernate
4 17 (11.18%) JSF
5 14 (9.21%) CSS
6 13 (8.55%) HTML
7 12 (7.89%) JPA
7 12 (7.89%) Apache CXF
8 9 (5.92%) RichFaces
8 9 (5.92%) Spring
9 8 (5.26%) Middleware
10 7 (4.61%) J2EE
11 6 (3.95%) XHTML
12 5 (3.29%) HTML5
13 4 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (2.63%) jQuery
14 3 (1.97%) Flash
14 3 (1.97%) JSP
14 3 (1.97%) SOAP
14 3 (1.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) User Experience
2 11 (7.24%) Data Integration
3 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.95%) E-Learning
5 4 (2.63%) W3C
6 3 (1.97%) SCORM
6 3 (1.97%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.32%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.66%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.24%) Linux
2 8 (5.26%) UNIX
2 8 (5.26%) Windows
3 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.63%) Solaris
4 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.97%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.66%) AIX
5 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.71%) SOA
3 31 (20.39%) UML
4 29 (19.08%) OO
5 22 (14.47%) Use Case
6 20 (13.16%) Data Modelling
7 17 (11.18%) Data Management
8 13 (8.55%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.24%) Performance Testing
9 11 (7.24%) Scrum
9 11 (7.24%) Workflow
10 10 (6.58%) OOD
11 7 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.61%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.95%) Web Design
12 6 (3.95%) ETL
12 6 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.63%) Waterfall
14 3 (1.97%) Change Control
14 3 (1.97%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.13%) Java
2 28 (18.42%) SQL
3 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.32%) C#
4 2 (1.32%) C++
4 2 (1.32%) Jython
4 2 (1.32%) Groovy
5 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) MCP
2 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
1 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.66%) Firmware
1 1 (0.66%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (1.32%) Control-M
3 1 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.66%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 31 (20.39%) Oracle
2 22 (14.47%) IBM
3 9 (5.92%) Adobe
4 8 (5.26%) Informatica
5 7 (4.61%) GoldenSource
6 5 (3.29%) EMC
6 5 (3.29%) Veritas
6 5 (3.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.63%) Symantec
8 3 (1.97%) Genesys
8 3 (1.97%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.97%) Chordiant
9 2 (1.32%) Twitter
10 1 (0.66%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.66%) Cisco
10 1 (0.66%) HP
10 1 (0.66%) Tableau
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