The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 143 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 7 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.68% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.71% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £432
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Solutions 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
2727 2819 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.69% 95.40% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1444 1375
Median daily rate £364 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 82 68
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solutions Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Solutions Designer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Solutions Designer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -14 3 £431 -4.16%
Glasgow -6 2 £438 -2.77%
Inverclyde - 2 £425 -
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Solutions Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) ArchiMate
3 6 (31.58%) BPMN
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Use Case
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) JBoss
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 2 (10.53%) JSF
7 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) InDesign
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
1 2 (10.53%) Drools
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.53%) JPA
1 2 (10.53%) JSF
1 2 (10.53%) RichFaces
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) ArchiMate
2 6 (31.58%) BPMN
2 6 (31.58%) SOA
3 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Use Case
5 3 (15.79%) UML
5 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
6 2 (10.53%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Apple