The first table below looks at the demand for the Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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 Job Titles advertised 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Designer
Rank 191 213 214
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.070% 0.070% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.076% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £255 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -53.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £185.00 - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5279 6592 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.18% 92.71% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 4844 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 162 173
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.70 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Visual Designer
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Visual Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Visual Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Adobe
2 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
3 11 (64.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (35.29%) InDesign
4 6 (35.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) Fireworks
6 4 (23.53%) Web Design
6 4 (23.53%) Usability Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Android
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) XHTML
7 3 (17.65%) Graphic Design
7 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
8 2 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (11.76%) Axure RP
8 2 (11.76%) Nokia
8 2 (11.76%) Flash
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
9 1 (5.88%) Retail
9 1 (5.88%) iPad
9 1 (5.88%) User Experience Design

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
2 11 (64.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (35.29%) InDesign
3 6 (35.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (23.53%) Fireworks
5 2 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) XHTML
3 2 (11.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Web Design
2 4 (23.53%) Usability Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience Design
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Nokia
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft