The median contractor rate for a Designer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Designer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 61 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 15 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.65% 2.11% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.20% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 22
Median daily rate £463 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.44% +0.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £257 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £498 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.98% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 861 1457 1392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.82% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 794 784
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Edinburgh

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Designer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Edinburgh

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Edinburgh

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Designer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Edinburgh

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) Finance
1 12 (44.44%) User Experience
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.93%) Data Modelling
3 7 (25.93%) Wireframes
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) Unix
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
7 3 (11.11%) Master Data Management
7 3 (11.11%) Change Control
7 3 (11.11%) Cloudera
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Taxonomies
7 3 (11.11%) Ontologies
7 3 (11.11%) Adobe
7 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 3 (11.11%) SAS
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) Middleware
7 3 (11.11%) HTML

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) InDesign
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) BGP
2 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) OSPF
2 1 (3.70%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) HBase
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Apache CXF
2 1 (3.70%) Apache OpenJPA
2 1 (3.70%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) JPA
2 1 (3.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Taxonomies
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.93%) Data Modelling
2 7 (25.93%) Wireframes
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Ontologies
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) R
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Teradata
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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