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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 455 439 437
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 97 109 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.75% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 56 44
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £208 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.30% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +82.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +82.85%
Graphic Design
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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
14586 14503 12911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.58% 31.45% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9093 8989 7897
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 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 590 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -1 53 £300 -3.22% 16
South East -54 14 £200 -34.53% 10
South West +1 9 £375 -21.05% 1
North West -10 7 £300 - 5
Yorkshire -15 7 £320 - 5
East of England +4 4 £275 - 2
West Midlands -7 3 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Graphic Design
UK

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 107 (54.87%) User Experience
2 95 (48.72%) HTML
3 89 (45.64%) Photoshop
4 83 (42.56%) CSS
5 68 (34.87%) Adobe Illustrator
6 57 (29.23%) Adobe
7 56 (28.72%) JavaScript
8 40 (20.51%) Information Architecture
9 34 (17.44%) Degree
10 32 (16.41%) HTML5
11 30 (15.38%) jQuery
11 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 29 (14.87%) Web Design
13 27 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (13.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 26 (13.33%) Finance
15 25 (12.82%) Web Development
16 24 (12.31%) Axure RP
17 23 (11.79%) Marketing
17 23 (11.79%) .NET
18 22 (11.28%) E-Commerce
18 22 (11.28%) Responsive Web Design
19 21 (10.77%) Mobile App
20 20 (10.26%) CSS3
21 17 (8.72%) Apple iOS
21 17 (8.72%) Flash
21 17 (8.72%) Adobe After Effects
22 16 (8.21%) Retail
23 14 (7.18%) MS Excel
23 14 (7.18%) DHTML

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (1.03%) TeamSite
3 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.51%) Node.js
4 1 (0.51%) Drupal
4 1 (0.51%) WordPress
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 89 (45.64%) Photoshop
2 68 (34.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (13.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (8.72%) Adobe After Effects
5 14 (7.18%) MS Excel
6 13 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (6.15%) MS Visio
8 7 (3.59%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (3.59%) InDesign
9 6 (3.08%) MS Office
10 5 (2.56%) Acrobat
11 4 (2.05%) Fireworks
12 3 (1.54%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (1.03%) Maya
14 1 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.51%) MS Project
14 1 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Yammer
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.03%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.10%) QlikView
3 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.05%) MySQL
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (12.31%) Axure RP
2 8 (4.10%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (13.33%) Finance
2 23 (11.79%) Marketing
3 16 (8.21%) Retail
4 10 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.62%) Multimedia
6 8 (4.10%) Games
7 7 (3.59%) Publishing
8 6 (3.08%) Interactive Media
9 4 (2.05%) Law
9 4 (2.05%) German Language
10 3 (1.54%) Front Office
10 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.03%) Banking
12 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.51%) Electronics
12 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.51%) Advertising
12 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 129 (66.15%) Designer
2 44 (22.56%) UX Designer
3 34 (17.44%) UI Designer
4 33 (16.92%) Developer
5 30 (15.38%) Graphic Designer
6 28 (14.36%) Web Designer
7 14 (7.18%) Visual Designer
8 12 (6.15%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.10%) Photoshop Designer
9 8 (4.10%) QlikView Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Creative Designer
10 7 (3.59%) Architect
10 7 (3.59%) Author
10 7 (3.59%) Technical Author
11 6 (3.08%) Instructional Designer
11 6 (3.08%) User Experience Architect
12 4 (2.05%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.05%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.05%) Consultant
12 4 (2.05%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (48.72%) HTML
2 83 (42.56%) CSS
3 32 (16.41%) HTML5
4 30 (15.38%) jQuery
5 23 (11.79%) .NET
6 20 (10.26%) CSS3
7 17 (8.72%) Flash
8 14 (7.18%) DHTML
9 9 (4.62%) JSON
10 8 (4.10%) XML
11 7 (3.59%) Ajax
12 5 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.05%) XSLT
14 3 (1.54%) Sass
14 3 (1.54%) LESS
14 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.54%) Sphinx
15 2 (1.03%) JSP
15 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (54.87%) User Experience
2 21 (10.77%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.64%) Human Factors
4 10 (5.13%) Photography
5 8 (4.10%) Visualisation
5 8 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.08%) E-Learning
6 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.56%) Social Media
7 5 (2.56%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.05%) Equities
8 4 (2.05%) Video Editing
8 4 (2.05%) Psychology
8 4 (2.05%) Motion Graphics
9 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.54%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.72%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.62%) Android
3 2 (1.03%) Windows
3 2 (1.03%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.51%) Information Architecture
2 29 (14.87%) Web Design
3 27 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.82%) Web Development
5 22 (11.28%) E-Commerce
5 22 (11.28%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (6.67%) Scrum
7 12 (6.15%) Analytics
8 10 (5.13%) UX Design
9 8 (4.10%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.10%) Project Management
9 8 (4.10%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (3.59%) Time Management
10 7 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.08%) Usability Testing
12 5 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.56%) Workflow
12 5 (2.56%) Content Management
13 4 (2.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.72%) JavaScript
2 13 (6.67%) SQL
3 11 (5.64%) PHP
4 5 (2.56%) Java
4 5 (2.56%) C#
4 5 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.05%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.54%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (1.54%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (1.54%) VBScript
7 2 (1.03%) C
7 2 (1.03%) Python
7 2 (1.03%) Lua
8 1 (0.51%) Delphi
8 1 (0.51%) XAML
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (17.44%) Degree
2 5 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) VCP4
4 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) QA
Vendors
1 57 (29.23%) Adobe
2 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.59%) Apple
4 6 (3.08%) Google
5 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.51%) SAP
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle
6 1 (0.51%) Quark
6 1 (0.51%) ESRI
6 1 (0.51%) Telerik
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