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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 70 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 50 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.56% 2.44% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.62% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 37
Median daily rate £325 £388 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £510 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £22.35
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.70%
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
1858 2638 2706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 93.31% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1386 1449
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 18 £160 -51.51% 1
Edinburgh -3 16 £288 -26.98% 5
West Lothian +7 8 £325 -29.34%
Stirling +1 7 £328 -27.16%
Renfrewshire - 1 £342 -
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 41 (46.07%) User Experience
2 34 (38.20%) Finance
3 28 (31.46%) Wireframes
4 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (21.35%) Oracle
5 19 (21.35%) Adobe
6 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (20.22%) Oracle Database
7 17 (19.10%) HTML
7 17 (19.10%) CSS
7 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (19.10%) Banking
8 16 (17.98%) Java
9 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
10 13 (14.61%) Photoshop
10 13 (14.61%) Data Modelling
11 11 (12.36%) Prototyping
11 11 (12.36%) Axure RP
12 10 (11.24%) Relational Database
12 10 (11.24%) Middleware
12 10 (11.24%) RDBMS
12 10 (11.24%) CRM
12 10 (11.24%) Unix
13 9 (10.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (10.11%) PL/SQL
13 9 (10.11%) SQL
13 9 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
14 8 (8.99%) Analytics
14 8 (8.99%) Change Control

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 (5.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (8.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (5.62%) Acrobat
4 5 (5.62%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (2.25%) InDesign
5 2 (2.25%) Inkscape
5 2 (2.25%) MS Office
6 1 (1.12%) EngageOne
6 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
1 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.12%) Intranet
1 1 (1.12%) LAN
1 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.24%) RDBMS
2 10 (11.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.74%) ObjectStore
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.25%) QlikView
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) DB2
6 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.12%) IBM PureData
6 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Axure RP
2 6 (6.74%) Selenium
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (38.20%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Billing
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) CSS
1 17 (19.10%) HTML
2 10 (11.24%) Middleware
3 6 (6.74%) Zurb Foundation
4 2 (2.25%) CSS3
4 2 (2.25%) HTML5
4 2 (2.25%) Kendo UI
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.25%) XML
5 1 (1.12%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.12%) Apache OpenJPA
5 1 (1.12%) Flash
5 1 (1.12%) JPA
5 1 (1.12%) jQuery
5 1 (1.12%) JSF
5 1 (1.12%) JSON
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (46.07%) User Experience
2 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.62%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.62%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.37%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.37%) Motion Graphics
5 3 (3.37%) Statistics
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Animation
7 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.12%) Social Media
7 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Unix
2 8 (8.99%) Linux
3 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.25%) Android
5 2 (2.25%) Windows
6 1 (1.12%) AIX
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Wireframes
2 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (14.61%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.36%) Prototyping
6 10 (11.24%) CRM
7 9 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.99%) Analytics
8 8 (8.99%) Change Control
9 7 (7.87%) Front End Development
9 7 (7.87%) SOA
10 6 (6.74%) SDLC
10 6 (6.74%) Software Testing
10 6 (6.74%) Web Development
11 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.62%) Time Management
11 5 (5.62%) Web Design
12 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) Java
2 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.11%) PL/SQL
3 9 (10.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Adobe
1 19 (21.35%) Oracle
2 8 (8.99%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.87%) EMC
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
5 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 2 (2.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.12%) Dell
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.12%) Netezza
6 1 (1.12%) Omniture
6 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.12%) Symantec
6 1 (1.12%) Talend
6 1 (1.12%) VMware