The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 447 460 474
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 119 69 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.60% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 25 42
Average daily rate £350 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £440 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £310 £243
% change year-on-year
+18.14% +27.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+11.30% +38.55%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13634 11444 14106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.03% 26.06% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8527 7070 8322
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 596 730
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.70 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Graphic Design
UK

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -9 60 £325 - 16
South East +30 42 £375 - 5
Yorkshire -13 6 £150 - 3
South West -13 4 £419 +109.37% 2
East of England -41 3 - - 3
West Midlands -8 2 - - 1
East Midlands -16 1 - - 1
North West -22 1 - - 2
Graphic Design
UK

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 104 (53.06%) Photoshop
2 98 (50.00%) HTML
3 96 (48.98%) CSS
4 74 (37.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 72 (36.73%) JavaScript
6 60 (30.61%) Adobe
7 37 (18.88%) Web Design
8 35 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 35 (17.86%) HTML5
9 34 (17.35%) Marketing
9 34 (17.35%) Flash
10 31 (15.82%) Usability Testing
11 26 (13.27%) Ajax
11 26 (13.27%) Java
11 26 (13.27%) CSS3
11 26 (13.27%) Mobile App
12 25 (12.76%) jQuery
13 24 (12.24%) Apple iOS
13 24 (12.24%) MS Office
13 24 (12.24%) E-Commerce
14 23 (11.73%) Finance
15 22 (11.22%) Degree
16 21 (10.71%) Axure RP
17 20 (10.20%) Information Architecture
18 19 (9.69%) JSON
18 19 (9.69%) Android
19 18 (9.18%) XHTML
20 16 (8.16%) Apple
20 16 (8.16%) W3C
20 16 (8.16%) SQL

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.53%) IIS
2 3 (1.53%) Node.js
3 2 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 104 (53.06%) Photoshop
2 74 (37.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (12.24%) MS Office
4 15 (7.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (7.14%) InDesign
6 12 (6.12%) Fireworks
6 12 (6.12%) MS Excel
6 12 (6.12%) MS Visio
7 10 (5.10%) Acrobat
8 8 (4.08%) QuarkXPress
8 8 (4.08%) Quicktime
8 8 (4.08%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (3.06%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (1.53%) MS Project
11 2 (1.02%) FreeHand
11 2 (1.02%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.51%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.51%) Maya
12 1 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.59%) GitHub
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.61%) Intranet
2 3 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.02%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (10.71%) Axure RP
2 14 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 14 (7.14%) Xcode
3 12 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.12%) Dreamweaver
4 11 (5.61%) Subversion
5 9 (4.59%) Mercurial
6 7 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Blend
8 2 (1.02%) Grunt
9 1 (0.51%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 34 (17.35%) Marketing
2 23 (11.73%) Finance
3 15 (7.65%) Legal
3 15 (7.65%) Publishing
4 10 (5.10%) Retail
5 7 (3.57%) Advertising
6 6 (3.06%) Games
7 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.04%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.53%) Banking
10 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.51%) Electronics
11 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (58.67%) Designer
2 56 (28.57%) Developer
3 35 (17.86%) Web Designer
4 31 (15.82%) User Experience Designer
5 28 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
6 15 (7.65%) iOS Developer
7 14 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 13 (6.63%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (5.10%) Author
9 10 (5.10%) Technical Author
10 9 (4.59%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.08%) Junior
11 8 (4.08%) Visual Designer
11 8 (4.08%) Digital Designer
12 7 (3.57%) UI Designer
12 7 (3.57%) Photoshop Designer
13 5 (2.55%) Coordinator
13 5 (2.55%) Senior Designer
13 5 (2.55%) Junior Designer
14 4 (2.04%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (50.00%) HTML
2 96 (48.98%) CSS
3 35 (17.86%) HTML5
4 34 (17.35%) Flash
5 26 (13.27%) Ajax
5 26 (13.27%) CSS3
6 25 (12.76%) jQuery
7 19 (9.69%) JSON
8 18 (9.18%) XHTML
9 15 (7.65%) Web Services
9 15 (7.65%) iOS SDK
10 13 (6.63%) REST
11 12 (6.12%) .NET
12 9 (4.59%) ASP.NET
13 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (3.57%) XML
14 5 (2.55%) RESTful
14 5 (2.55%) UIKit
15 4 (2.04%) AngularJS
15 4 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.27%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.16%) W3C
3 12 (6.12%) Social Media
4 10 (5.10%) Open Source
5 9 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.06%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.55%) Social Network
7 5 (2.55%) iPhone
7 5 (2.55%) Animation
8 4 (2.04%) Psychology
8 4 (2.04%) Blog
8 4 (2.04%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.02%) Index Arbitrage
9 2 (1.02%) FMCG
9 2 (1.02%) iPad
9 2 (1.02%) NHS
9 2 (1.02%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.02%) Photography
9 2 (1.02%) Biology
9 2 (1.02%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.24%) Apple iOS
2 19 (9.69%) Android
3 3 (1.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) UNIX
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.88%) Web Design
2 31 (15.82%) Usability Testing
3 24 (12.24%) E-Commerce
4 20 (10.20%) Information Architecture
5 16 (8.16%) iOS Development
6 14 (7.14%) OO
6 14 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.14%) User Experience Design
7 13 (6.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (6.12%) Time Management
8 12 (6.12%) Web Accessibility
8 12 (6.12%) MVC
9 11 (5.61%) OOP
10 10 (5.10%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.59%) Multithreading
11 9 (4.59%) OOD
12 7 (3.57%) Web Development
13 6 (3.06%) Online Marketing
14 4 (2.04%) Analytics
14 4 (2.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (36.73%) JavaScript
2 26 (13.27%) Java
3 16 (8.16%) SQL
3 16 (8.16%) Objective-C
4 11 (5.61%) Python
5 10 (5.10%) C++
6 9 (4.59%) C#
7 7 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.55%) PHP
9 3 (1.53%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.53%) XAML
10 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 22 (11.22%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (30.61%) Adobe
2 35 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.16%) Apple
4 6 (3.06%) Facebook
4 6 (3.06%) Twitter
5 3 (1.53%) ATG
5 3 (1.53%) iRise
5 3 (1.53%) Sencha
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle
6 1 (0.51%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.51%) Google
6 1 (0.51%) Zend
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