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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 545 495 482
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -13
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 51 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.66% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 48
Average daily rate £323 £320 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +13.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-17.96% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.38 £26.46 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.28 £9.66 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.48 £28.78 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £24.35 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -11.47%
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
15327 14891 14927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9364 9160
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 641 629
Average hourly rate £21.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 2016.

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 22 £375 +20.96% 12
North West -14 9 £210 -30.00% 5
East of England +5 6 £360 +30.90% 1
South East +6 5 £200 -6.97% 7
East Midlands - 4 £250 - 1
South West -4 2 £425 +13.33% 7
West Midlands -13 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -27 1 £475 +48.43% 3
Graphic Design
UK

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 90 (62.94%) User Experience
2 89 (62.24%) Photoshop
3 77 (53.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 66 (46.15%) HTML
5 62 (43.36%) CSS
6 51 (35.66%) Adobe
7 43 (30.07%) JavaScript
8 40 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (23.08%) Front End Development
10 27 (18.88%) HTML5
11 26 (18.18%) jQuery
12 25 (17.48%) Mobile App
12 25 (17.48%) Marketing
13 24 (16.78%) UX Design
14 22 (15.38%) Ajax
14 22 (15.38%) Typography
15 21 (14.69%) Finance
15 21 (14.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (14.69%) CSS3
16 20 (13.99%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (13.99%) Usability Testing
16 20 (13.99%) Web Design
17 18 (12.59%) Degree
17 18 (12.59%) Java
18 15 (10.49%) Git (software)
18 15 (10.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 15 (10.49%) Axure RP
18 15 (10.49%) InDesign
18 15 (10.49%) SDL Web 8
19 14 (9.79%) ECMAScript

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (6.99%) CMS
2 6 (4.20%) Node.js
3 4 (2.80%) WordPress
4 3 (2.10%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.10%) SAS
4 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.40%) Confluence
5 2 (1.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
Applications
1 89 (62.24%) Photoshop
2 77 (53.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (10.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 15 (10.49%) InDesign
4 14 (9.79%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (5.59%) MS Office
6 6 (4.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
6 6 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.40%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (1.40%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.70%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.70%) Maya
8 1 (0.70%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 15 (10.49%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Trello
3 1 (0.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.10%) Base SAS
1 3 (2.10%) SQLite
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (10.49%) Axure RP
1 15 (10.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.79%) IntelliJ
2 14 (9.79%) Mercurial
2 14 (9.79%) WebStorm
3 13 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 10 (6.99%) Selenium
5 6 (4.20%) Grunt
5 6 (4.20%) gulp
5 6 (4.20%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.20%) PhantomJS
6 5 (3.50%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (3.50%) JIRA
7 3 (2.10%) ERwin
7 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.70%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.70%) Sublime Text
General
1 25 (17.48%) Marketing
2 21 (14.69%) Finance
3 7 (4.90%) Banking
4 6 (4.20%) Multimedia
4 6 (4.20%) Retail
5 5 (3.50%) Advertising
5 5 (3.50%) Legal
5 5 (3.50%) Publishing
6 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.40%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Local Government
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (55.94%) Designer
2 36 (25.17%) Developer
3 22 (15.38%) Graphic Designer
4 20 (13.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (11.19%) UX Designer
5 16 (11.19%) Web Designer
6 14 (9.79%) UI Designer
7 13 (9.09%) Digital Designer
7 13 (9.09%) Visual Designer
8 10 (6.99%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Consultant
9 9 (6.29%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (6.29%) HTML Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Interface Designer
10 8 (5.59%) User Experience Consultant
11 7 (4.90%) HTML CSS Designer
11 7 (4.90%) UI/UX Designer
12 6 (4.20%) Art Director
12 6 (4.20%) Author
12 6 (4.20%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (46.15%) HTML
2 62 (43.36%) CSS
3 27 (18.88%) HTML5
4 26 (18.18%) jQuery
5 22 (15.38%) Ajax
6 21 (14.69%) CSS3
6 21 (14.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (9.79%) PhoneGap
7 14 (9.79%) REST
8 7 (4.90%) Flash
8 7 (4.90%) Sass
9 6 (4.20%) .NET
9 6 (4.20%) XHTML
10 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.80%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.40%) Apache Flex
12 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.40%) LESS
12 2 (1.40%) WPF
12 2 (1.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (62.94%) User Experience
2 25 (17.48%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 11 (7.69%) Photography
4 6 (4.20%) Social Media
4 6 (4.20%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.50%) e-Learning
5 5 (3.50%) Psychology
5 5 (3.50%) W3C
6 4 (2.80%) Animation
7 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.10%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.40%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.40%) RIA
8 2 (1.40%) SCORM
9 1 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.10%) Windows
3 2 (1.40%) Android
4 1 (0.70%) Unix
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 24 (16.78%) UX Design
4 22 (15.38%) Typography
5 20 (13.99%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (13.99%) Usability Testing
5 20 (13.99%) Web Design
6 11 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (6.99%) Functional Testing
7 10 (6.99%) Web Development
8 9 (6.29%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (6.29%) Project Management
9 7 (4.90%) Analytics
10 6 (4.20%) Scrum
10 6 (4.20%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.50%) SEO
11 5 (3.50%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (2.80%) Content Management
12 4 (2.80%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.07%) JavaScript
2 18 (12.59%) Java
3 14 (9.79%) Dart
3 14 (9.79%) ECMAScript
3 14 (9.79%) TypeScript
4 5 (3.50%) SQL
5 4 (2.80%) C#
5 4 (2.80%) PHP
5 4 (2.80%) VBA
6 3 (2.10%) CFML
7 2 (1.40%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.40%) C
7 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.40%) XAML
8 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 51 (35.66%) Adobe
2 9 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.10%) CA
3 3 (2.10%) EPiServer
3 3 (2.10%) Informatica
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle
4 2 (1.40%) EMC
4 2 (1.40%) Rally
5 1 (0.70%) Coremetrics
5 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
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