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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Designer
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Designer 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £525 £424
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +23.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical 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
2393 2586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.81% 95.81% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1443 1029
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 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 Technical Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 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 - 4 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £400 -
Technical Designer
UK

Technical Designer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) ArchiMate
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) CICS
3 2 (28.57%) zOS
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre

Technical Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) zOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) ArchiMate
1 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) BPMN
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared