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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 44 58 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 120 76 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.61% 2.76% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 2.99% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 31 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.01 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -9.30%
Designer
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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
3083 2539 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.72% 92.33% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1288 1111
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 47 83
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +9 57 £375 -14.52% 2
Glasgow +29 43 £425 +33.33% 1
Inverclyde - 11 £420 -
Renfrewshire +9 2 £124 -
West Lothian -7 2 £350 -17.64%
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Stirling -10 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 39 (21.79%) Finance
1 39 (21.79%) Banking
2 36 (20.11%) User Experience
3 29 (16.20%) SOA
4 27 (15.08%) Oracle
5 23 (12.85%) Middleware
5 23 (12.85%) Java
6 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (10.06%) HTML
7 18 (10.06%) CSS
7 18 (10.06%) Oracle Database
8 17 (9.50%) Web Services
8 17 (9.50%) Photoshop
8 17 (9.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (8.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (7.82%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (6.70%) Axure RP
12 12 (6.70%) WebLogic
12 12 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.15%) Project Management
13 11 (6.15%) Adobe Illustrator
13 11 (6.15%) TOGAF
13 11 (6.15%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (5.59%) WebCenter
14 10 (5.59%) Adobe
15 9 (5.03%) JavaScript
15 9 (5.03%) Web Design
15 9 (5.03%) Retail Banking

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 15 (8.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (6.70%) WebLogic
3 11 (6.15%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.12%) CMS
5 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.12%) SAS
5 2 (1.12%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.12%) Drupal
5 2 (1.12%) WordPress
5 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Lync
6 1 (0.56%) FileNet
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (9.50%) Photoshop
2 11 (6.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (2.23%) InDesign
5 3 (1.68%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.68%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.68%) QuarkXPress
5 3 (1.68%) FreeHand
6 2 (1.12%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.56%) MS Project
7 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) SMS
2 4 (2.23%) LAN
3 3 (1.68%) WAN
4 2 (1.12%) Wireless
4 2 (1.12%) VLAN
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.56%) SSL
5 1 (0.56%) ATM
5 1 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) Oracle Database
2 17 (9.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.79%) Big Data
6 4 (2.23%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.68%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.12%) DataStage
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.56%) Kalido
9 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.23%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (2.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) Hudson
5 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (21.79%) Finance
1 39 (21.79%) Banking
2 9 (5.03%) Retail
2 9 (5.03%) Retail Banking
3 4 (2.23%) Marketing
3 4 (2.23%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.85%) Middleware
2 18 (10.06%) HTML
2 18 (10.06%) CSS
3 17 (9.50%) Web Services
4 14 (7.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (5.59%) WebCenter
6 7 (3.91%) HTML5
7 6 (3.35%) XML
7 6 (3.35%) Ajax
8 5 (2.79%) Spring
8 5 (2.79%) CSS3
9 4 (2.23%) SVG
10 3 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.68%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.68%) Flash
10 3 (1.68%) Apache Flex
10 3 (1.68%) jQuery
11 2 (1.12%) WPF
11 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 2 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.11%) User Experience
2 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.03%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.79%) iPad
4 5 (2.79%) DataPower
5 3 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.12%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.12%) Photography
6 2 (1.12%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.12%) New Media
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Podcast
7 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.47%) Windows
1 8 (4.47%) Linux
1 8 (4.47%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.91%) UNIX
3 6 (3.35%) Solaris
4 5 (2.79%) Android
5 3 (1.68%) AIX
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.12%) webOS
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.20%) SOA
2 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (6.15%) Project Management
4 11 (6.15%) TOGAF
5 9 (5.03%) Web Design
5 9 (5.03%) Analytics
6 8 (4.47%) Coaching
6 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (3.91%) ETL
7 7 (3.91%) SDLC
8 6 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (3.35%) BPEL
8 6 (3.35%) Network Design
8 6 (3.35%) Software Testing
9 5 (2.79%) Data Management
9 5 (2.79%) OO
9 5 (2.79%) E-Commerce
9 5 (2.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.85%) Java
2 9 (5.03%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.35%) SQL
4 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.68%) C#
6 2 (1.12%) XAML
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
7 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) GxP
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Oracle
2 10 (5.59%) Adobe
3 8 (4.47%) Informatica
4 7 (3.91%) IBM
5 5 (2.79%) Pega
6 3 (1.68%) Google
6 3 (1.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.68%) Sybase
6 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.12%) Dell
7 2 (1.12%) EMC
7 2 (1.12%) Citrix
7 2 (1.12%) Genesys
7 2 (1.12%) Chordiant
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco
7 2 (1.12%) Verint
7 2 (1.12%) Symantec
7 2 (1.12%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) Teradata
8 1 (0.56%) Splunk
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