The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Visual Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Designer
Rank 164 214 197
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.034% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.036% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £185.00
Visual 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
3252 5610 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.62% 94.78% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2639 4365 3971
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 89 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £25.60 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Visual Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Visual Designer in the job title.

Visual Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Visual 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 Visual Designer across the City of London region.

Visual Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Visual Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Visual Designer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (88.89%) Photoshop
2 8 (88.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Graphic Design
3 6 (66.67%) Digital Media
3 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (55.56%) Axure RP
4 5 (55.56%) Psychology
4 5 (55.56%) Web Design
4 5 (55.56%) Multimedia
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) Adobe
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (22.22%) InVision
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (11.11%) GIMP
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) Animation
7 1 (11.11%) Games
7 1 (11.11%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (88.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (22.22%) InVision
3 1 (11.11%) GIMP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Axure RP
1 5 (55.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Multimedia
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 6 (66.67%) Graphic Design
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) Psychology
4 1 (11.11%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Design
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe