The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 121 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 11 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 1.03% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.08% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 1
Average daily rate £431 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +11.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
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 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 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 +5 8 - - 1
Edinburgh -22 3 £431 -4.16% 1
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title.

1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) SOA
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle
5 7 (18.92%) Middleware
6 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (16.22%) ArchiMate
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (13.51%) BPMN
7 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Modelling
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (13.51%) Banking
7 5 (13.51%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) Java
8 4 (10.81%) .NET
8 4 (10.81%) HP
8 4 (10.81%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) Retail
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.11%) IBM
9 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.11%) Ab Initio
9 3 (8.11%) Information Security
9 3 (8.11%) Windows

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) CICS
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Middleware
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.41%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.70%) Apache CXF
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) Drools
5 1 (2.70%) Java EE
5 1 (2.70%) JPA
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) JSF
5 1 (2.70%) JSP
5 1 (2.70%) RichFaces
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) SOA
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) ArchiMate
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) BPMN
4 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) UML
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
6 3 (8.11%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Use Case
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Ab Initio
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Chordiant
4 1 (2.70%) Pega
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
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