The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 16 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.32% - 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Designer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling 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
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 90.53% 97.37% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 22
Average daily rate £400 £380 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Designer Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited 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 Designer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) InDesign
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Animation
4 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) CMS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InDesign
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe