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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 64 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 68 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.30% 1.56% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 1.69% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £314 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -18.18%
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
2754 2363 2271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.07% 92.02% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1327 1104
Average daily rate £363 £365 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 71 56
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 32 £400 -11.11% 4
Glasgow +20 30 £450 +44.00%
Aberdeen +6 2 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £425 -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (25.60%) Java
2 31 (24.80%) Finance
3 29 (23.20%) Banking
4 28 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (20.80%) SOA
6 22 (17.60%) Oracle
7 20 (16.00%) Spring
8 16 (12.80%) Middleware
9 15 (12.00%) Hibernate
9 15 (12.00%) HTML
10 14 (11.20%) CSS
10 14 (11.20%) Informatica
10 14 (11.20%) User Experience
11 13 (10.40%) Linux
12 12 (9.60%) Web Services
12 12 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (8.80%) UNIX
13 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
13 11 (8.80%) SDLC
14 10 (8.00%) jQuery
14 10 (8.00%) SQL
15 9 (7.20%) Windows
15 9 (7.20%) WebLogic
15 9 (7.20%) Data Modelling
15 9 (7.20%) Data Management
15 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database
15 9 (7.20%) Analytics
16 8 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (6.40%) Oracle SOA Suite

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (7.20%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (4.00%) GlassFish
3 5 (4.00%) SAS
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.60%) CMS
5 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.80%) FileNet
6 1 (0.80%) Lync
6 1 (0.80%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.80%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.60%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (1.60%) InDesign
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.80%) MS Office
5 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.80%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.80%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) LAN
2 4 (3.20%) WAN
3 2 (1.60%) Wireless
3 2 (1.60%) VLAN
3 2 (1.60%) SMS
4 1 (0.80%) WLAN
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.80%) NAS
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.80%) VPN
4 1 (0.80%) SSL
4 1 (0.80%) SAN
4 1 (0.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.40%) Big Data
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.60%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.60%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.80%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.00%) PowerCenter
6 5 (4.00%) MySQL
7 4 (3.20%) DB2
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.80%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Eclipse
2 5 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.60%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.80%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.80%) Hudson
4 1 (0.80%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.80%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.80%) Subversion
4 1 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 31 (24.80%) Finance
2 29 (23.20%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
3 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.80%) International Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) Spring
2 16 (12.80%) Middleware
3 15 (12.00%) HTML
3 15 (12.00%) Hibernate
4 14 (11.20%) CSS
5 12 (9.60%) Web Services
6 10 (8.00%) jQuery
7 6 (4.80%) .NET
8 5 (4.00%) JSP
8 5 (4.00%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (4.00%) JRuby
8 5 (4.00%) Java EE 5
8 5 (4.00%) Java EE
9 4 (3.20%) HTML5
10 3 (2.40%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.60%) WebCenter
11 2 (1.60%) Flash
11 2 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.60%) SOAP
11 2 (1.60%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) User Experience
2 7 (5.60%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.20%) E-Learning
3 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) Learning Management System
4 3 (2.40%) SCORM
5 2 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.80%) W3C
6 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) VSAM
6 1 (0.80%) Animation
6 1 (0.80%) Podcast
6 1 (0.80%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.40%) Linux
2 11 (8.80%) UNIX
3 9 (7.20%) Windows
4 4 (3.20%) Solaris
5 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.60%) AIX
6 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.80%) SOA
3 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.80%) SDLC
5 9 (7.20%) Analytics
5 9 (7.20%) Data Modelling
5 9 (7.20%) Data Management
6 8 (6.40%) UML
6 8 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.60%) Release Management
7 7 (5.60%) ETL
8 6 (4.80%) Scrum
8 6 (4.80%) Use Case
8 6 (4.80%) Master Data Management
9 5 (4.00%) Web Application Development
9 5 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.00%) Performance Testing
9 5 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.60%) Java
2 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.00%) SQL
4 7 (5.60%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.80%) C#
6 5 (4.00%) Jython
6 5 (4.00%) Groovy
7 1 (0.80%) VBA
7 1 (0.80%) Python
7 1 (0.80%) COBOL
7 1 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.80%) ProxySG
1 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Oracle
2 14 (11.20%) Informatica
3 8 (6.40%) Adobe
4 6 (4.80%) Sybase
5 5 (4.00%) Teradata
6 4 (3.20%) Pega
7 3 (2.40%) Chordiant
7 3 (2.40%) Cisco
7 3 (2.40%) IBM
7 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.60%) Genesys
9 1 (0.80%) Splunk
9 1 (0.80%) Dell
9 1 (0.80%) EMC
9 1 (0.80%) Citrix
9 1 (0.80%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.80%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.80%) SAP
9 1 (0.80%) NetApp
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
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