The median contractor rate for a Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 39 47 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 13 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.49% 1.41% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.52% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 19
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +4.16% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +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 Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 527 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.84% 92.62% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 294 459
Median daily rate £355 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £93.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Glasgow

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Glasgow

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Glasgow

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 11 (37.93%) User Experience
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Adobe
5 7 (24.14%) Photoshop
5 7 (24.14%) Wireframes
6 6 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (17.24%) Adobe Premiere
7 5 (17.24%) Video Editing
7 5 (17.24%) Unix
7 5 (17.24%) Acrobat
7 5 (17.24%) Prototyping
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) Linux
8 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
8 4 (13.79%) Use Case
8 4 (13.79%) Time Management
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
9 3 (10.34%) Data Management
9 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
9 3 (10.34%) Data Security
9 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (10.34%) Windows
9 3 (10.34%) AIX
9 3 (10.34%) CSS
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle
9 3 (10.34%) Java

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Photoshop
2 6 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (17.24%) Acrobat
3 5 (17.24%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Gradle
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) JSP
3 1 (3.45%) Kendo UI
3 1 (3.45%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) User Experience
2 5 (17.24%) Video Editing
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) AIX
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Wireframes
4 5 (17.24%) Prototyping
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) Time Management
5 4 (13.79%) Use Case
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Data Governance
6 3 (10.34%) Data Management
6 3 (10.34%) Data Security
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (10.34%) Master Data Management
6 3 (10.34%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.45%) EMIR
1 1 (3.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (6.90%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Adobe
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) EMC
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Omniture
4 1 (3.45%) Perforce
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
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