The median contractor rate for a Senior Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Designer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 52 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Designer 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.39% - 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £425 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £459 £413
% change year-on-year -12.80% +11.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00

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 487 533 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.75% 92.70% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 298 470
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 £175 £200 £210
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 24
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 £89.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) EMIR
2 1 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) MiFID
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce

Senior 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 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (50.00%) EMIR
1 1 (50.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce