Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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.

Solution Designer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 75 78
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 4 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.35% 0.65% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.69% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Glasgow median daily rate - £466 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.61% +5.88%
Scotland median daily rate £438 £466 £450
% change year-on-year -6.17% +3.61% +5.88%
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 1,107 1,015 1,427
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 94.77% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 514 766
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £189 £196
90th Percentile £500 £471 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.49% -35.22% +51.52%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.08 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.70% -17.52% +20.00%

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in Glasgow

Solutions Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Designer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) E-business

Solutions 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco