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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 456 456 432
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 101 83 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 56
Average daily rate
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£344 £285 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £488 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £285
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £26.46 £27.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.66 £16.35 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.78 £32.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.35 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +57.14%
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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +6 44 £350 +25.00% 20
South East -18 17 £270 -14.28% 11
South West - 11 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -5 8 £320 - 4
North East - 8 £450 -
North West -7 6 £300 +4.34% 4
East of England -3 5 £306 +104.16% 5
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
Graphic Design
UK

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 98 (53.85%) User Experience
2 93 (51.10%) Photoshop
3 92 (50.55%) HTML
4 80 (43.96%) CSS
5 71 (39.01%) Adobe Illustrator
6 62 (34.07%) JavaScript
7 54 (29.67%) Adobe
8 32 (17.58%) jQuery
8 32 (17.58%) Information Architecture
9 31 (17.03%) HTML5
9 31 (17.03%) Web Design
10 29 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (15.93%) Degree
11 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 27 (14.84%) Finance
13 26 (14.29%) Web Development
14 22 (12.09%) E-Commerce
15 21 (11.54%) Axure RP
16 20 (10.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 19 (10.44%) Flash
17 19 (10.44%) .NET
17 19 (10.44%) Mobile App
17 19 (10.44%) CSS3
18 18 (9.89%) Apple iOS
18 18 (9.89%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (9.89%) Adobe After Effects
19 16 (8.79%) Scrum
20 15 (8.24%) XML
20 15 (8.24%) Marketing
20 15 (8.24%) JSON

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) CMS
3 3 (1.65%) WordPress
4 2 (1.10%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.55%) Drupal
5 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 93 (51.10%) Photoshop
2 71 (39.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (10.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (9.89%) Adobe After Effects
5 13 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 13 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (6.59%) MS Visio
7 8 (4.40%) InDesign
8 7 (3.85%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (2.75%) MS Office
9 5 (2.75%) Acrobat
10 3 (1.65%) Maya
10 3 (1.65%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (1.10%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Shopify
2 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) QlikView
3 6 (3.30%) MySQL
4 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (11.54%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.75%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (2.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (14.84%) Finance
2 15 (8.24%) Marketing
3 11 (6.04%) Retail
4 10 (5.49%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.30%) Interactive Media
6 5 (2.75%) Publishing
6 5 (2.75%) Games
7 4 (2.20%) German Language
7 4 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.65%) Front Office
9 2 (1.10%) Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.55%) Automotive
10 1 (0.55%) Law
10 1 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 113 (62.09%) Designer
2 40 (21.98%) Developer
3 39 (21.43%) UX Designer
4 27 (14.84%) Web Designer
5 26 (14.29%) UI Designer
6 20 (10.99%) Graphic Designer
7 10 (5.49%) Visual Designer
7 10 (5.49%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Creative Designer
9 7 (3.85%) E-Learning Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Photoshop Designer
9 7 (3.85%) Architect
9 7 (3.85%) Creative Web Designer
9 7 (3.85%) QlikView Developer
9 7 (3.85%) User Experience Architect
10 6 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Author
10 6 (3.30%) Technical Author
10 6 (3.30%) Instructional Designer
11 5 (2.75%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (50.55%) HTML
2 80 (43.96%) CSS
3 32 (17.58%) jQuery
4 31 (17.03%) HTML5
5 19 (10.44%) Flash
5 19 (10.44%) .NET
5 19 (10.44%) CSS3
6 15 (8.24%) XML
6 15 (8.24%) JSON
7 14 (7.69%) DHTML
8 7 (3.85%) Ajax
9 5 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.20%) XSLT
11 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.65%) Sass
11 3 (1.65%) LESS
11 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.10%) Sphinx
12 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 98 (53.85%) User Experience
2 19 (10.44%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.59%) E-Learning
4 11 (6.04%) Human Factors
5 8 (4.40%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.85%) Photography
6 7 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.75%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.75%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.75%) Psychology
9 4 (2.20%) Motion Graphics
9 4 (2.20%) Video Editing
9 4 (2.20%) W3C
9 4 (2.20%) Equities
10 3 (1.65%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.65%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.65%) NHS
10 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.89%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.49%) Android
3 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.55%) Windows
3 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.58%) Information Architecture
2 31 (17.03%) Web Design
3 29 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.29%) Web Development
5 22 (12.09%) E-Commerce
6 18 (9.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (8.79%) Scrum
8 11 (6.04%) Web Accessibility
9 10 (5.49%) UX Design
10 9 (4.95%) Analytics
11 8 (4.40%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.85%) Workflow
12 7 (3.85%) Project Management
12 7 (3.85%) Usability Testing
13 6 (3.30%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.30%) Time Management
13 6 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (2.75%) Content Management
14 5 (2.75%) iOS Development
14 5 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.07%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.59%) SQL
3 10 (5.49%) PHP
4 5 (2.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.20%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (2.20%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (2.20%) ActionScript
5 4 (2.20%) Java
5 4 (2.20%) C#
6 3 (1.65%) VBScript
6 3 (1.65%) Lua
7 2 (1.10%) Python
7 2 (1.10%) C
8 1 (0.55%) XAML
8 1 (0.55%) Ruby
8 1 (0.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 29 (15.93%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) QA
Vendors
1 54 (29.67%) Adobe
2 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.85%) Apple
4 5 (2.75%) Google
5 1 (0.55%) Telerik
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle
5 1 (0.55%) ESRI
5 1 (0.55%) Quark
5 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
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