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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 120 98 104
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 6 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 1.15% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.21% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 25 11
Median daily rate - £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £451 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +6.00%
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
2075 3067 2593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.28% 95.07% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1587 1396
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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
Stirling - 4 - -
Edinburgh +5 1 - -
Glasgow -6 1 - -
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (76.92%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) ObjectStore
4 4 (30.77%) EMC
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Law
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
6 1 (7.69%) QA
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) ObjectStore
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) EMC
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat