The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 492 519 492
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -27
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 97 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 52
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £201 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £390 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £220
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Average hourly rate £16.51 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £27.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £81.75 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+808.33% -48.57%
Graphic Design
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17173 16588 16006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.97% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10982 10078 9870
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.08 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in England

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graphic Design across the England region.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in England

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Histogram in England

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the England region.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in England

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 51 £288 -4.16% 15
South East -19 19 £406 +35.41% 2
East of England +7 8 £150 -62.50% 1
Yorkshire -24 8 £340 - 3
North West -27 5 £158 - 4
West Midlands - 3 £275 - 3
East Midlands -6 2 £400 - 4
South West - 1 - - 3
Graphic Design
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Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 112 (60.54%) HTML
2 105 (56.76%) CSS
3 96 (51.89%) User Experience
4 79 (42.70%) Photoshop
5 75 (40.54%) JavaScript
6 74 (40.00%) Adobe
6 74 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 43 (23.24%) Marketing
8 40 (21.62%) Web Design
9 33 (17.84%) HTML5
10 32 (17.30%) Mobile App
11 31 (16.76%) CSS3
12 30 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 30 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (15.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 27 (14.59%) Sass
15 26 (14.05%) jQuery
15 26 (14.05%) Degree
16 20 (10.81%) CMS
16 20 (10.81%) Flash
17 19 (10.27%) Axure RP
18 18 (9.73%) SEO
19 17 (9.19%) Ajax
19 17 (9.19%) XHTML
19 17 (9.19%) Information Architecture
20 16 (8.65%) Web Accessibility
20 16 (8.65%) E-Commerce
20 16 (8.65%) Retail
21 15 (8.11%) OmniGraffle
22 14 (7.57%) Photography

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 20 (10.81%) CMS
2 12 (6.49%) Node.js
2 12 (6.49%) ColdFusion
3 5 (2.70%) WordPress
4 3 (1.62%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.62%) Railo
5 2 (1.08%) Drupal
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) Documentum
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (42.70%) Photoshop
2 74 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (8.11%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (7.03%) MS Visio
5 10 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (5.41%) Adobe After Effects
6 8 (4.32%) MS Office
7 6 (3.24%) MS Excel
7 6 (3.24%) Fireworks
8 4 (2.16%) MS Project
9 3 (1.62%) Maya
9 3 (1.62%) ZBrush
9 3 (1.62%) InDesign
10 2 (1.08%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.54%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) Internet
2 4 (2.16%) Intranet
3 3 (1.62%) HTTP
3 3 (1.62%) DNS
3 3 (1.62%) SSL
4 2 (1.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) SQLite
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (10.27%) Axure RP
2 13 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.41%) Mercurial
3 10 (5.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (5.41%) IntelliJ
3 10 (5.41%) WebStorm
4 8 (4.32%) Grunt
4 8 (4.32%) Selenium
4 8 (4.32%) gulp
5 6 (3.24%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (2.70%) PhantomJS
6 5 (2.70%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.62%) webpack
7 3 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.62%) JSHint
7 3 (1.62%) QUnit
7 3 (1.62%) Bower
7 3 (1.62%) Maven
8 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (23.24%) Marketing
2 16 (8.65%) Retail
3 7 (3.78%) Multimedia
3 7 (3.78%) Finance
4 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.24%) Interactive Media
5 5 (2.70%) Games
6 4 (2.16%) Advertising
6 4 (2.16%) Publishing
7 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.08%) Legal
8 2 (1.08%) Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.54%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 104 (56.22%) Designer
2 48 (25.95%) Developer
3 34 (18.38%) Web Designer
4 32 (17.30%) Front-End Developer
5 28 (15.14%) UI Designer
6 19 (10.27%) Web Developer
7 18 (9.73%) UX Designer
8 17 (9.19%) Senior Designer
8 17 (9.19%) Graphic Designer
9 14 (7.57%) Photoshop Designer
9 14 (7.57%) Author
9 14 (7.57%) Technical Author
10 10 (5.41%) Consultant
10 10 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
11 9 (4.86%) UI Developer
11 9 (4.86%) Senior Web Designer
11 9 (4.86%) UI Programmer
11 9 (4.86%) UI/UX Designer
12 8 (4.32%) User Experience Consultant
13 7 (3.78%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (60.54%) HTML
2 105 (56.76%) CSS
3 33 (17.84%) HTML5
4 31 (16.76%) CSS3
5 30 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 27 (14.59%) Sass
7 26 (14.05%) jQuery
8 20 (10.81%) Flash
9 17 (9.19%) XHTML
9 17 (9.19%) Ajax
10 13 (7.03%) REST
11 11 (5.95%) AngularJS
11 11 (5.95%) PhoneGap
12 8 (4.32%) LESS
13 6 (3.24%) DOM
14 5 (2.70%) XML
14 5 (2.70%) .NET
14 5 (2.70%) Backbone.js
15 4 (2.16%) JSON
16 3 (1.62%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 96 (51.89%) User Experience
2 32 (17.30%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.57%) W3C
3 14 (7.57%) Photography
4 12 (6.49%) Video Editing
5 10 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.41%) Animation
6 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.24%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.70%) Motion Graphics
9 4 (2.16%) Social Media
9 4 (2.16%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.62%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.62%) NHS
10 3 (1.62%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.08%) Copywriting
11 2 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.54%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.24%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.62%) Web Design
2 30 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (9.73%) SEO
5 17 (9.19%) Information Architecture
6 16 (8.65%) Web Accessibility
6 16 (8.65%) E-Commerce
7 13 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (6.49%) Scrum
8 12 (6.49%) UX Design
9 10 (5.41%) Analytics
10 7 (3.78%) Content Management
11 6 (3.24%) OO
11 6 (3.24%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.70%) Product Management
12 5 (2.70%) MVC
12 5 (2.70%) Unit Testing
12 5 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (2.16%) Web Development
13 4 (2.16%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.49%) CFML
3 10 (5.41%) TypeScript
3 10 (5.41%) Dart
3 10 (5.41%) Java
3 10 (5.41%) ECMAScript
4 7 (3.78%) PHP
5 2 (1.08%) SQL
5 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.08%) VBScript
5 2 (1.08%) VB
5 2 (1.08%) C
6 1 (0.54%) C#
6 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.54%) XAML
6 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 26 (14.05%) Degree
2 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 74 (40.00%) Adobe
2 14 (7.57%) Macromedia
3 11 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.24%) Google
5 5 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
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