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 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 523 482 489
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 63 86 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 52
Average daily rate
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£319 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £75 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £615 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £218 £345
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -36.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £24.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.50 £66.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £11.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -74.44%
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
16474 15371 16401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.14% 31.85% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10205 9678 9735
Average daily rate £420 £420 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 605 808
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.90 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -33.96%

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 29 September 2014.

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 29 September 2014.

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 29 September 2014. 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 30 £300 -22.87% 13
South East -18 11 £350 +250.00% 9
East of England -20 10 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -5 7 £163 -25.71% 6
North West -7 2 £350 -12.50% 10
North East - 2 £325 - 7
South West -27 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 3
Graphic Design
UK

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 87 (64.44%) HTML
2 80 (59.26%) Photoshop
3 70 (51.85%) CSS
4 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 60 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 51 (37.78%) Adobe
7 49 (36.30%) User Experience
8 29 (21.48%) Web Design
8 29 (21.48%) Marketing
9 24 (17.78%) Degree
10 21 (15.56%) XML
11 20 (14.81%) HTML5
12 19 (14.07%) Web Development
12 19 (14.07%) Finance
13 18 (13.33%) Publishing
13 18 (13.33%) SharePoint
14 17 (12.59%) E-Commerce
14 17 (12.59%) Internet
14 17 (12.59%) Flash
14 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (12.59%) Content Management
14 17 (12.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 16 (11.85%) MS PowerPoint
16 15 (11.11%) CMS
16 15 (11.11%) Intranet
16 15 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
16 15 (11.11%) Android
17 14 (10.37%) Mobile App
17 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
17 14 (10.37%) XHTML

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 18 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (2.22%) WordPress
3 3 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.48%) Node.js
5 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 80 (59.26%) Photoshop
2 60 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (12.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (11.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (10.37%) MS Office
6 13 (9.63%) Adobe After Effects
6 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
7 10 (7.41%) InDesign
8 6 (4.44%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (2.22%) Maya
9 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
10 2 (1.48%) Acrobat
10 2 (1.48%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.74%) MS Project
11 1 (0.74%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Shopify
2 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) Internet
2 15 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
3 1 (0.74%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.48%) Grunt
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.74%) Bower
5 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) Mocha
General
1 29 (21.48%) Marketing
2 19 (14.07%) Finance
3 18 (13.33%) Publishing
4 6 (4.44%) Legal
4 6 (4.44%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.70%) Advertising
6 4 (2.96%) Games
7 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.22%) Retail
7 3 (2.22%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
Job Titles
1 67 (49.63%) Designer
2 43 (31.85%) Developer
3 25 (18.52%) Web Designer
4 14 (10.37%) Web Developer
4 14 (10.37%) Graphic Designer
5 9 (6.67%) Junior
5 9 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 9 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.19%) Photoshop Designer
6 7 (5.19%) Creative Designer
6 7 (5.19%) Digital Designer
7 6 (4.44%) E-Learning Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Author
8 5 (3.70%) Technical Author
8 5 (3.70%) Junior Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Visual Designer
8 5 (3.70%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (3.70%) UI Programmer
8 5 (3.70%) Junior Designer
8 5 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (64.44%) HTML
2 70 (51.85%) CSS
3 21 (15.56%) XML
4 20 (14.81%) HTML5
5 17 (12.59%) Flash
6 14 (10.37%) XHTML
7 12 (8.89%) jQuery
7 12 (8.89%) Ajax
8 11 (8.15%) CSS3
8 11 (8.15%) JSON
9 6 (4.44%) Backbone.js
10 5 (3.70%) SOAP
10 5 (3.70%) Ext JS
11 4 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (2.22%) .NET
13 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.48%) Sphinx
13 2 (1.48%) JSP
13 2 (1.48%) XSLT
14 1 (0.74%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 49 (36.30%) User Experience
2 14 (10.37%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.63%) Social Media
4 12 (8.89%) W3C
5 11 (8.15%) Wiki
6 8 (5.93%) Digital Media
7 7 (5.19%) E-Learning
8 5 (3.70%) Equities
9 4 (2.96%) Psychology
9 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.22%) Animation
10 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.48%) Video Editing
11 2 (1.48%) Social Gaming
11 2 (1.48%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.74%) GIS
12 1 (0.74%) BBC
12 1 (0.74%) NHS
12 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Android
2 12 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.48%) Web Design
2 19 (14.07%) Web Development
3 17 (12.59%) E-Commerce
3 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.59%) Content Management
4 15 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
5 14 (10.37%) Scrum
6 12 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (8.15%) Knowledge Management
7 11 (8.15%) Usability Testing
8 7 (5.19%) MVC
8 7 (5.19%) Android Development
9 6 (4.44%) iOS Development
9 6 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (4.44%) Project Management
10 5 (3.70%) OOP
10 5 (3.70%) UX Design
11 4 (2.96%) Analytics
11 4 (2.96%) Waterfall
11 4 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.63%) PHP
3 8 (5.93%) Java
4 5 (3.70%) SQL
5 3 (2.22%) ActionScript
5 3 (2.22%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (1.48%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (1.48%) Lua
6 2 (1.48%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) C
7 1 (0.74%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Section 508
2 1 (0.74%) WAI
Vendors
1 51 (37.78%) Adobe
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.93%) Apple
4 6 (4.44%) Sencha
5 3 (2.22%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.48%) Nokia
7 1 (0.74%) Sony
7 1 (0.74%) ESRI
7 1 (0.74%) Perforce
7 1 (0.74%) Lotus
7 1 (0.74%) Quark
7 1 (0.74%) Zend
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