Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Senior Designer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 91 98
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.37% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.084% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - -
Scotland median daily rate £350 £381 £450
% change year-on-year -8.20% -15.28% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1293 1187 1646
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 94.73% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 649 835
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £251 £213 £225
90th Percentile £500 £475 £466
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £360
% change year-on-year +7.64% - -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 22 34
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £26.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -46.61% +54.24%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.33 £12.14
90th Percentile £41.10 £42.73 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +12.82% -3.70% +12.50%

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in Glasgow

Senior Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Designer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, Senior 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 Senior Designer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Perforce
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) MiFID
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (40.00%) Gradle
2 2 (40.00%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) EMIR
2 2 (40.00%) Dodd-Frank

Senior 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Protocol Buffers
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (40.00%) EMIR
1 2 (40.00%) MiFID
2 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Perforce