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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 70 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 66 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.40% 1.58% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.68% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 13
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2530 2319 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.03% 94.08% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1125 1139
Average daily rate £365 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 75 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -7 29 £425 +23.18% 2
Stirling +8 21 £420 +76.84%
Glasgow 0 11 £225 -28.00% 7
Dundee - 1 £170 -
Designer
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Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (35.45%) Java
2 30 (27.27%) Finance
3 27 (24.55%) UML
4 26 (23.64%) Oracle
5 21 (19.09%) SQL
5 21 (19.09%) IBM
6 20 (18.18%) OO
7 18 (16.36%) JBoss
7 18 (16.36%) .NET
7 18 (16.36%) HTML
7 18 (16.36%) JSF
8 17 (15.45%) Use Case
8 17 (15.45%) Web Services
8 17 (15.45%) Linux
9 16 (14.55%) SOA
9 16 (14.55%) CSS
9 16 (14.55%) WebSphere
10 14 (12.73%) Apache CXF
10 14 (12.73%) JPA
10 14 (12.73%) Windows
10 14 (12.73%) Data Modelling
10 14 (12.73%) Scrum
11 13 (11.82%) Hibernate
11 13 (11.82%) UNIX
11 13 (11.82%) Oracle BPM
12 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
12 12 (10.91%) Banking
12 12 (10.91%) Workflow
13 10 (9.09%) RichFaces
13 10 (9.09%) Performance Testing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (14.55%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.09%) FileNet
3 9 (8.18%) CICS
4 5 (4.55%) CMS
5 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.91%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.91%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.91%) WordPress
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.91%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.73%) InDesign
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (5.45%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) SAN
1 9 (8.18%) NAS
2 4 (3.64%) Firewall
3 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.73%) LAN
3 3 (2.73%) WAN
3 3 (2.73%) DHCP
4 2 (1.82%) X.500
4 2 (1.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.91%) LDAP
5 1 (0.91%) DNS
5 1 (0.91%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.18%) DB2
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) StarTeam
1 2 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (1.82%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.91%) ERwin
General
1 30 (27.27%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.73%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) HTML
1 18 (16.36%) .NET
1 18 (16.36%) JSF
2 17 (15.45%) Web Services
3 16 (14.55%) CSS
4 14 (12.73%) JPA
4 14 (12.73%) Apache CXF
5 13 (11.82%) Hibernate
6 10 (9.09%) RichFaces
7 7 (6.36%) jQuery
8 6 (5.45%) HTML5
8 6 (5.45%) XHTML
9 4 (3.64%) Middleware
9 4 (3.64%) Flash
10 2 (1.82%) WPF
10 2 (1.82%) CSS3
10 2 (1.82%) Java EE 5
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (1.82%) Spring
10 2 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Mainframe
1 9 (8.18%) Replication
1 9 (8.18%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.36%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.55%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.73%) W3C
5 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.91%) Open Source
7 1 (0.91%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Linux
2 14 (12.73%) Windows
3 13 (11.82%) UNIX
4 9 (8.18%) zOS
4 9 (8.18%) AIX
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) UML
2 20 (18.18%) OO
3 17 (15.45%) Use Case
4 16 (14.55%) SOA
5 14 (12.73%) Data Modelling
5 14 (12.73%) Scrum
6 12 (10.91%) Workflow
7 10 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 9 (8.18%) Data Management
9 7 (6.36%) Web Design
9 7 (6.36%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.55%) Network Design
11 4 (3.64%) ITIL
11 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.73%) OOD
12 3 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.73%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (2.73%) Waterfall
13 2 (1.82%) User Experience Design
13 2 (1.82%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.45%) Java
2 21 (19.09%) SQL
3 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.91%) Python
6 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.91%) Jython
6 1 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
1 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) MCP
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.91%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.82%) WCAG
2 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) SRDF
2 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (1.82%) Control-M
2 1 (0.91%) MIIS
2 1 (0.91%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Oracle
2 21 (19.09%) IBM
3 18 (16.36%) JBoss
4 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.18%) Adobe
5 9 (8.18%) EMC
6 6 (5.45%) GoldenSource
7 3 (2.73%) HP
8 2 (1.82%) Citrix
8 2 (1.82%) Borland
8 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.91%) Symantec
9 1 (0.91%) VMware
9 1 (0.91%) Tableau
9 1 (0.91%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.91%) Twitter
9 1 (0.91%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.91%) Informatica
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