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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 188 199 193
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 11 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £394 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +54.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £279 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £518 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-28.37% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.30%
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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
1970 2351 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.21% 37.89% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1764 1726
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £13.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.95 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 17 (62.96%) User Experience
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) Photoshop
3 10 (37.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) Adobe
5 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 6 (22.22%) Information Architecture
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Web Design
7 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
8 4 (14.81%) CSS3
8 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
9 3 (11.11%) Human Factors
9 3 (11.11%) QlikView
9 3 (11.11%) Equities
9 3 (11.11%) Fixed Income
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 3 (11.11%) DHTML
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.41%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 10 (37.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.41%) MS Project
4 2 (7.41%) MS Office
5 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
5 1 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.41%) Front Office
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Designer
2 10 (37.04%) UI Designer
3 5 (18.52%) UX Designer
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Designer
5 3 (11.11%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Visual Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Interface Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 4 (14.81%) CSS3
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 3 (11.11%) DHTML
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.41%) JSP
7 1 (3.70%) Struts
7 1 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) XSLT
7 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.70%) Spring
7 1 (3.70%) Sphinx
7 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.11%) Human Factors
3 3 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 3 (11.11%) Equities
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
5 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.70%) Photography
5 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Information Architecture
2 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
2 5 (18.52%) Web Design
3 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Use Case
6 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) DRM
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Adobe