The table below looks at the statistics for the Graphic Designer role 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 202 214 199
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.044% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.047% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£180 £220 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £260 £200
% change year-on-year
+39.42% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-56.92% -
Graphic Designer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5239 6373 5699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 93.31% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 4649 4243
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £33.90 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Graphic Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Designer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graphic Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Graphic Designer
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 Designer across the City of London region.

Graphic Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Graphic Designer
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 Designer across the City of London region.

Graphic Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Graphic Designer in their job title 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 with Graphic Designer in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 7 (58.33%) Adobe
2 7 (58.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (33.33%) Graphic Design
5 3 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Motion Graphics
5 3 (25.00%) InDesign
5 3 (25.00%) Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Publishing
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (8.33%) User Experience
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
7 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) BBC
7 1 (8.33%) Apple
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Graphic Designer in their job title 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 with Graphic Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 7 (58.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (25.00%) InDesign
4 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 3 (25.00%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple