The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Designer
Rank 124 124 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Designer 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.12% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.13% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2603 2297 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.30% 92.51% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1116 1122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £219 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 92 106
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Technical Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Designer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Designer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical 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 Technical Designer in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) IBM
1 10 (90.91%) FileNet
1 10 (90.91%) Workflow
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) MCTS
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Firmware
5 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management

Technical Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical 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 Technical Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (90.91%) FileNet
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Workflow
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft