The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 130 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Designer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% 0.076% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.079% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.05% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead 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
2389 2536 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.76% 95.88% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1413 1027
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Designer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lead Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Designer across the Scotland region.

Lead Designer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Lead 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 Lead Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +8 1 - -
Lead Designer
UK

Lead Designer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Lead 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 Lead Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware