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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 189 205 210
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 6 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.61% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
Average daily rate
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£202 £270 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.16% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £390 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £23.75 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-62.10% +35.63%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1753 2296 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.40% 32.42% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1660 1882
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 64 49
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £48.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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
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 31 July 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 8 (57.14%) Adobe
2 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Publishing
4 4 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (21.43%) InDesign
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Nokia
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) CMS
6 2 (14.29%) Document Management
6 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (14.29%) Social Media
6 2 (14.29%) Intranet
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Wiki

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) InDesign
3 3 (21.43%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) FreeHand
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 4 (28.57%) Publishing
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) UI Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Visual Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Editor
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Content Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Interface Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Wiki
3 1 (7.14%) Blog
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Photography
3 1 (7.14%) Copywriting
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (14.29%) Document Management
1 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
2 1 (7.14%) BPMN
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience Design
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Web Design
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) XAML
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Nokia