The median contractor rate for a Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 109 72
Rank change year-on-year +40 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Designer 43 48 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.01% 1.64% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.76% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 25
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £92.50 £21.84
% change year-on-year -75.67% +323.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2049 2720 2905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.57% 92.74% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1521 1502
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -21.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Scotland

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Designer in Scotland

Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Designer in Scotland

Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Designer in Scotland

Designer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +17 29 £400 +18.51% 4
Edinburgh +7 12 £463 +14.19% 2
Stirling +7 2 £475 +46.15%
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Scotland region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 34 (47.89%) Finance
2 33 (46.48%) User Experience
3 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.94%) Prototyping
5 14 (19.72%) CSS
6 13 (18.31%) HTML
7 10 (14.08%) Scrum
8 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.68%) SQL
8 9 (12.68%) Oracle
8 9 (12.68%) Data Modelling
8 9 (12.68%) Mobile App
9 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (11.27%) ETL
9 8 (11.27%) Unix
10 7 (9.86%) Banking
10 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
10 7 (9.86%) Wireframes
10 7 (9.86%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (8.45%) Axure RP
11 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
11 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
11 6 (8.45%) Data Management
11 6 (8.45%) VMware
11 6 (8.45%) Linux
11 6 (8.45%) Java
11 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
12 5 (7.04%) Windows
12 5 (7.04%) SOA

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (5.63%) SAS
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.82%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.41%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) Boomi
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
1 3 (4.23%) Network Security
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.23%) DB2
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.82%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.82%) HBase
6 2 (2.82%) OLAP
6 2 (2.82%) QlikView
6 2 (2.82%) Spatial Data
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.23%) Ant
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Gradle
2 3 (4.23%) Hudson
2 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (47.89%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) CSS
2 13 (18.31%) HTML
3 5 (7.04%) Ajax
3 5 (7.04%) Apache Flex
4 4 (5.63%) Spring
4 4 (5.63%) XML
5 3 (4.23%) JSON
5 3 (4.23%) Protocol Buffers
5 3 (4.23%) SOAP
6 2 (2.82%) .NET
6 2 (2.82%) CSS3
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) Java EE
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.41%) J2EE
7 1 (1.41%) JSP
7 1 (1.41%) Middleware
7 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (46.48%) User Experience
2 9 (12.68%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.23%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.41%) Animation
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Unix
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) AIX
4 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.82%) Solaris
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) Prototyping
3 10 (14.08%) Scrum
4 9 (12.68%) Data Modelling
4 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.27%) ETL
6 7 (9.86%) Rapid Prototyping
6 7 (9.86%) Wireframes
7 6 (8.45%) Data Management
8 5 (7.04%) Analytics
8 5 (7.04%) Front End Development
8 5 (7.04%) SOA
8 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
9 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.63%) Master Data Management
9 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.63%) OO
9 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.63%) UX Design
10 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) Java
2 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.82%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) R
4 2 (2.82%) Scala
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) PHP
5 1 (1.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (4.23%) EMIR
1 3 (4.23%) MiFID
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
1 2 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (2.82%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) VMware
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) Cloudera
4 4 (5.63%) EMC
4 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.23%) Citrix
5 3 (4.23%) Dell
5 3 (4.23%) IBM
5 3 (4.23%) Perforce
5 3 (4.23%) Teradata
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Informatica
6 2 (2.82%) Symantec
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £500 - £950 per day
Posted: 2 days ago