The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 82 80 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 44 40 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 1.71% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.84% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 45
Average daily rate £400 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £374 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £85.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -13.68%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2459 2178 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.79% 92.96% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1075 1322
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 108
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Designer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 31 £425 - 3
Glasgow +3 5 £356 -16.17% 7
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 17 (20.00%) HTML
2 17 (20.00%) Oracle
3 15 (17.65%) Java
3 15 (17.65%) Windows
4 11 (12.94%) CSS
4 11 (12.94%) IBM
5 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.76%) Linux
5 10 (11.76%) SQL
6 8 (9.41%) Banking
6 8 (9.41%) XML
6 8 (9.41%) HTML5
6 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
7 7 (8.24%) UNIX
7 7 (8.24%) AIX
7 7 (8.24%) SOA
7 7 (8.24%) ETL
7 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.24%) Middleware
8 6 (7.06%) Firewall
8 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.06%) JBoss
8 6 (7.06%) Adobe
8 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
8 6 (7.06%) Photoshop
8 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (7.06%) WebSphere

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.71%) CICS
3 2 (2.35%) CMS
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Firewall
2 4 (4.71%) SAN
2 4 (4.71%) NAS
3 3 (3.53%) LAN
3 3 (3.53%) WAN
3 3 (3.53%) DHCP
3 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.35%) Wireless
5 1 (1.18%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.88%) DB2
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JUnit
1 2 (2.35%) Maven
1 2 (2.35%) StarTeam
1 2 (2.35%) Hudson
1 2 (2.35%) QUnit
1 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
1 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.18%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.18%) ERwin
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) HTML
2 11 (12.94%) CSS
3 8 (9.41%) XML
3 8 (9.41%) HTML5
4 7 (8.24%) Middleware
5 6 (7.06%) JSON
5 6 (7.06%) JSF
6 5 (5.88%) .NET
7 4 (4.71%) jQuery
7 4 (4.71%) Apache Camel
8 3 (3.53%) RichFaces
8 3 (3.53%) Apache CXF
8 3 (3.53%) JPA
8 3 (3.53%) Ajax
8 3 (3.53%) Spring
8 3 (3.53%) J2EE
8 3 (3.53%) Web Services
8 3 (3.53%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.35%) Flash
9 2 (2.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Replication
1 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
1 4 (4.71%) W3C
1 4 (4.71%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (3.53%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) GIS
4 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.24%) UNIX
4 7 (8.24%) AIX
5 4 (4.71%) zOS
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.53%) Solaris
7 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.24%) SOA
1 7 (8.24%) ETL
1 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (5.88%) UML
3 5 (5.88%) OO
3 5 (5.88%) ITIL
3 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 5 (5.88%) Scrum
4 4 (4.71%) Web Design
4 4 (4.71%) Workflow
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (4.71%) Use Case
4 4 (4.71%) Waterfall
5 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.53%) Network Design
5 3 (3.53%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (3.53%) Project Management
6 2 (2.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) Java
2 10 (11.76%) SQL
3 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) C#
4 3 (3.53%) C++
5 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.35%) Perl
5 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.35%) WCAG
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.71%) SRDF
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) XenServer
3 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.18%) MIIS
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle
2 11 (12.94%) IBM
3 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.06%) JBoss
4 6 (7.06%) Adobe
5 5 (5.88%) EMC
6 4 (4.71%) Citrix
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco
7 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.53%) VMware
8 2 (2.35%) Symantec
8 2 (2.35%) Borland
8 2 (2.35%) Pega
9 1 (1.18%) Eloqua
9 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.18%) Sybase
9 1 (1.18%) Chordiant
9 1 (1.18%) Quark
9 1 (1.18%) Genesys
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