The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 185 195 213
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Average daily rate
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£311 £240 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £201 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £293 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £219
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+216.66% -48.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1992 2095 2772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.87% 36.07% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1483 2029
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 62
Average hourly rate £17.99 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graphic Design across the City of London region.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the City of London region.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Graphic Design.

1 14 (63.64%) User Experience
2 12 (54.55%) Photoshop
3 11 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (45.45%) Degree
4 10 (45.45%) Adobe
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) Web Design
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
8 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 4 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (18.18%) MS Project
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.64%) Multimedia
9 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
10 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 2 (9.09%) Marketing
10 2 (9.09%) Web Development
10 2 (9.09%) Animation
10 2 (9.09%) Photography
10 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.09%) Flash

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Graphic Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Photoshop
2 11 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 4 (18.18%) MS Project
3 4 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 2 (9.09%) FreeHand
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Multimedia
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Designer
2 7 (31.82%) UI Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Junior Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Junior
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (9.09%) UX Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (4.55%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Designer
6 1 (4.55%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) User Experience
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
5 2 (9.09%) Animation
5 2 (9.09%) Photography
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Web Design
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Product Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Adobe