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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
UK / Scotland
Rank 71 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 35 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.11% 2.19% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.35% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 30
Median daily rate £325 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £285 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £498 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%

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
1586 2473 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.72% 93.53% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 1333 1315
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £242 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 37 49
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.02 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.25 £36.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +4 11 £125 -64.28%
Edinburgh -4 10 £325 -18.75% 5
Stirling +8 9 £318 -29.44%
West Lothian -1 6 £325 +30.00%
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 33 (41.77%) User Experience
2 28 (35.44%) Finance
3 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (27.85%) Wireframes
5 19 (24.05%) Adobe
6 18 (22.78%) Oracle
7 17 (21.52%) Oracle Database
8 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (20.25%) Java
8 16 (20.25%) Data Modelling
9 15 (18.99%) HTML
9 15 (18.99%) CSS
9 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (16.46%) Prototyping
10 13 (16.46%) Unix
10 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
10 13 (16.46%) Middleware
11 12 (15.19%) RDBMS
11 12 (15.19%) PL/SQL
11 12 (15.19%) SQL
11 12 (15.19%) Photoshop
11 12 (15.19%) CRM
11 12 (15.19%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
11 12 (15.19%) Axure RP
12 11 (13.92%) Change Control
13 10 (12.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (12.66%) Banking
14 9 (11.39%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (11.39%) SOA

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 6 (7.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Photoshop
2 10 (12.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (11.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (6.33%) Acrobat
4 5 (6.33%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (2.53%) InDesign
5 2 (2.53%) Inkscape
5 2 (2.53%) MS Office
6 1 (1.27%) EngageOne
6 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) BGP
1 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.27%) Firewall
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
1 1 (1.27%) LAN
1 1 (1.27%) OSPF
1 1 (1.27%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle Database
2 12 (15.19%) RDBMS
2 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.80%) ObjectStore
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.53%) QlikView
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.80%) Selenium
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.86%) Billing
5 4 (5.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) CSS
1 15 (18.99%) HTML
2 13 (16.46%) Middleware
3 7 (8.86%) Zurb Foundation
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.53%) CSS3
5 2 (2.53%) HTML5
5 2 (2.53%) Kendo UI
5 2 (2.53%) XML
6 1 (1.27%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.27%) Apache OpenJPA
6 1 (1.27%) Flash
6 1 (1.27%) JPA
6 1 (1.27%) jQuery
6 1 (1.27%) JSF
6 1 (1.27%) JSON
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (41.77%) User Experience
2 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) Motion Graphics
3 5 (6.33%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.33%) Video Editing
4 3 (3.80%) Animation
4 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
4 3 (3.80%) Statistics
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
6 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Unix
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Windows
5 1 (1.27%) AIX
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Solaris
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Wireframes
3 16 (20.25%) Data Modelling
4 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.46%) Prototyping
6 12 (15.19%) CRM
6 12 (15.19%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (13.92%) Change Control
8 9 (11.39%) Front End Development
8 9 (11.39%) SOA
9 8 (10.13%) Analytics
10 7 (8.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (8.86%) SDLC
10 7 (8.86%) Typography
11 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.33%) Iconography
11 5 (6.33%) Time Management
11 5 (6.33%) Web Development
12 4 (5.06%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (5.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) Java
2 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.19%) PL/SQL
3 12 (15.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) CCNP
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Adobe
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.06%) EMC
5 2 (2.53%) Informatica
5 2 (2.53%) Twitter
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
6 1 (1.27%) F5
6 1 (1.27%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Omniture
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.27%) Symantec