Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Solution Designer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 91 80
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 5 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.39% 0.38% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.41% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £414 £415 £432
90th Percentile £436 £510 £575
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1221 1230 1698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 95.24% 94.11% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 697 897
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £234 £213 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £374
% change year-on-year - +0.27% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 51
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -48.98% +77.03%
10th Percentile £12.60 £9.55 £12.10
90th Percentile £195.00 £36.25 £72.50
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 July 2017, 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML

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 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle