Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 59 42
Rank change year-on-year -16 -17 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 23 27 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.77% 2.40% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.53% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 28
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +4.85%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £309
90th Percentile £475 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £28.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 £28.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year -53.57% -79.26% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1257 1066 1609
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 94.76% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 570 836
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 November 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 15 (65.22%) User Experience
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
5 4 (17.39%) Apache Flex
5 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (13.04%) Axure RP
6 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
6 3 (13.04%) Service Design
7 2 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile First
7 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.70%) Android
7 2 (8.70%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (8.70%) Windows
7 2 (8.70%) AIX
7 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) Internet

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 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) InVision
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Ajax
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Flex
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) User Experience
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) AIX
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Solaris
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
3 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
3 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
3 3 (13.04%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (13.04%) Service Design
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile First
4 2 (8.70%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (8.70%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Human Factors
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) SEO
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Usability Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Citrix
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Dell
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec