The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 196 192 215
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 8 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.21% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.66% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate £394 £255 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.41% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £251 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £371 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+11.30% +38.55%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2017 1963 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.41% 31.27% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1448 1970
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 55 73
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Graphic Design
London

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Publishing
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Photography
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Animation
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) NHS
5 1 (8.33%) Intranet
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (8.33%) InDesign
5 1 (8.33%) Flash
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (8.33%) InDesign
4 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) UI Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Editor
4 1 (8.33%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (8.33%) Content Editor
4 1 (8.33%) Content Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Editor
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Photography
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Animation
2 1 (8.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) BPMN
1 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) XAML
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft