The median contractor rate for a Designer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 75 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 12 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.99% 1.74% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.82% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 13
Median daily rate £463 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.19% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £465 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £175.00 £21.84
% change year-on-year -86.85% +701.46%  

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 1170 1264 1370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.30% 95.47% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 695 716
Median daily rate £375 £400 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) User Experience
3 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (24.00%) Prototyping
4 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) ETL
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.00%) Wireframes
5 4 (16.00%) Cloudera
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
6 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Taxonomies
6 3 (12.00%) Ontologies
6 3 (12.00%) Teradata
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Retail
6 3 (12.00%) Data Management
6 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) SAS
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft

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 (12.00%) SAS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) InVision
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Boomi
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (8.00%) HBase
3 2 (8.00%) OLAP
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Spatial Data
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) Java EE
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Prototyping
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (20.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.00%) Wireframes
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Data Management
4 3 (12.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (12.00%) Ontologies
4 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Informatics
5 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) R
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CISSP
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Teradata
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £500 - £950 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago