The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 22 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 58 48
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 30 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.53% 1.85% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 1.96% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 9
Median daily rate £400 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £92.50 £21.84
% change year-on-year -75.67% +323.63%  

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 626 662 879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.56% 94.17% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 382 455
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £9.65 £56.60
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Glasgow over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Glasgow

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) User Experience
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 11 (26.19%) CSS
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) Prototyping
6 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
6 8 (19.05%) Scrum
7 7 (16.67%) Unix
8 6 (14.29%) Java
8 6 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (11.90%) Ajax
9 5 (11.90%) Apache Flex
9 5 (11.90%) Oracle
9 5 (11.90%) Linux
9 5 (11.90%) VMware
9 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
10 4 (9.52%) Front End Development
10 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
10 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.52%) EMC
10 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
10 4 (9.52%) AIX
10 4 (9.52%) OO
10 4 (9.52%) SQL
10 4 (9.52%) Graphic Design
10 4 (9.52%) Spring
10 4 (9.52%) Banking
10 4 (9.52%) UX Design
10 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) DB2
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Ant
1 3 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.14%) Gradle
1 3 (7.14%) Hudson
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) CSS
2 10 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (11.90%) Ajax
3 5 (11.90%) Apache Flex
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
5 3 (7.14%) JSON
5 3 (7.14%) Protocol Buffers
5 3 (7.14%) SOAP
5 3 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (4.76%) .NET
6 2 (4.76%) CSS3
6 2 (4.76%) HTML5
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.38%) Framer.js
7 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.38%) Java EE
7 1 (2.38%) jQuery
7 1 (2.38%) JSP
7 1 (2.38%) Middleware
7 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) User Experience
2 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.52%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) AIX
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Windows
5 2 (4.76%) Android
5 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Prototyping
3 8 (19.05%) Scrum
4 6 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 4 (9.52%) OO
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.52%) UX Design
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.14%) Wireframes
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.76%) SOA
7 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Use Case
7 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (7.14%) EMIR
1 3 (7.14%) MiFID
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
1 5 (11.90%) VMware
2 4 (9.52%) EMC
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.14%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) Perforce
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Dell
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) SAP