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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 475 463 433
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 104 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 63
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +34.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +116.66%
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
15191 14860 13376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.83% 31.73% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9917 9385 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 623 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 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 December 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 December 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 -4 39 £310 -4.61% 16
South East -29 25 £330 -5.71% 9
South West -20 11 £350 -9.67% 3
North East - 10 £450 - 1
North West +3 7 £300 +4.34% 5
East of England -11 7 £338 +68.75%
West Midlands -4 4 £303 +0.83%
Yorkshire -13 3 £350 -
East Midlands - - - - 4
Graphic Design
UK

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 95 (56.21%) HTML
1 95 (56.21%) Photoshop
1 95 (56.21%) User Experience
2 79 (46.75%) CSS
3 74 (43.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 60 (35.50%) JavaScript
5 51 (30.18%) Adobe
6 30 (17.75%) Web Design
6 30 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (16.57%) Degree
8 27 (15.98%) HTML5
9 26 (15.38%) Web Development
9 26 (15.38%) jQuery
9 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 25 (14.79%) Finance
11 22 (13.02%) Information Architecture
12 21 (12.43%) Mobile App
13 20 (11.83%) Marketing
13 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
14 19 (11.24%) Flash
14 19 (11.24%) Adobe After Effects
15 18 (10.65%) Axure RP
16 17 (10.06%) Apple iOS
16 17 (10.06%) CSS3
16 17 (10.06%) Scrum
17 16 (9.47%) XML
17 16 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (9.47%) Web Accessibility
18 15 (8.88%) JSON
18 15 (8.88%) .NET

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.73%) CMS
3 3 (1.78%) WordPress
3 3 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.18%) Node.js
4 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.18%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 95 (56.21%) Photoshop
2 74 (43.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (11.24%) Adobe After Effects
4 15 (8.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (8.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 11 (6.51%) MS Visio
7 10 (5.92%) MS Office
8 7 (4.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (4.14%) InDesign
9 6 (3.55%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (1.78%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (1.78%) Maya
10 3 (1.78%) Acrobat
11 2 (1.18%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Shopify
2 2 (1.18%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) Internet
2 5 (2.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) QlikView
2 6 (3.55%) MySQL
3 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (10.65%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.78%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) Mocha
4 1 (0.59%) Subversion
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.59%) Grunt
4 1 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.59%) Bower
General
1 25 (14.79%) Finance
2 20 (11.83%) Marketing
3 11 (6.51%) Retail
4 10 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.33%) Publishing
6 8 (4.73%) Multimedia
7 6 (3.55%) Interactive Media
8 4 (2.37%) Games
8 4 (2.37%) Legal
8 4 (2.37%) German Language
9 3 (1.78%) Advertising
9 3 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.78%) Front Office
10 2 (1.18%) Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.59%) French Language
11 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.59%) Automotive
11 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (60.36%) Designer
2 39 (23.08%) Developer
3 33 (19.53%) UX Designer
4 28 (16.57%) Web Designer
5 21 (12.43%) UI Designer
6 14 (8.28%) Graphic Designer
7 12 (7.10%) Web Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Visual Designer
9 7 (4.14%) User Experience Architect
9 7 (4.14%) Creative Web Designer
9 7 (4.14%) Architect
9 7 (4.14%) Creative Designer
9 7 (4.14%) E-Learning Developer
9 7 (4.14%) Photoshop Designer
10 6 (3.55%) QlikView Developer
11 5 (2.96%) Digital Designer
11 5 (2.96%) Cloud Developer
11 5 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.37%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (56.21%) HTML
2 79 (46.75%) CSS
3 27 (15.98%) HTML5
4 26 (15.38%) jQuery
5 19 (11.24%) Flash
6 17 (10.06%) CSS3
7 16 (9.47%) XML
8 15 (8.88%) .NET
8 15 (8.88%) JSON
9 13 (7.69%) Ajax
10 12 (7.10%) DHTML
11 8 (4.73%) XHTML
12 4 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.37%) Sass
13 3 (1.78%) LESS
13 3 (1.78%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.78%) XSLT
14 2 (1.18%) Sphinx
14 2 (1.18%) Backbone.js
15 1 (0.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (56.21%) User Experience
2 21 (12.43%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.51%) W3C
4 9 (5.33%) E-Learning
4 9 (5.33%) Human Factors
5 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.14%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.14%) Social Media
7 5 (2.96%) Psychology
7 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.37%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.37%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.37%) Wiki
8 4 (2.37%) Equities
9 3 (1.78%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.78%) Photography
9 3 (1.78%) Video Editing
9 3 (1.78%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.06%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.51%) Android
3 2 (1.18%) Windows
4 1 (0.59%) Linux
4 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.75%) Web Design
1 30 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.38%) Web Development
3 22 (13.02%) Information Architecture
4 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
5 17 (10.06%) Scrum
6 16 (9.47%) Web Accessibility
6 16 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (7.10%) Usability Testing
8 10 (5.92%) UX Design
9 9 (5.33%) Content Management
10 8 (4.73%) Analytics
11 7 (4.14%) Workflow
11 7 (4.14%) Project Management
12 6 (3.55%) Data Modelling
12 6 (3.55%) Time Management
12 6 (3.55%) Waterfall
13 5 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (2.37%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (6.51%) SQL
3 8 (4.73%) PHP
4 4 (2.37%) ActionScript
4 4 (2.37%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (2.37%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.78%) VBScript
5 3 (1.78%) Lua
6 2 (1.18%) Java
6 2 (1.18%) Python
6 2 (1.18%) C
6 2 (1.18%) C#
7 1 (0.59%) Delphi
7 1 (0.59%) XAML
7 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Degree
2 5 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 51 (30.18%) Adobe
2 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.73%) Apple
4 4 (2.37%) Google
5 3 (1.78%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.18%) Sencha
7 1 (0.59%) Quark
7 1 (0.59%) ESRI
7 1 (0.59%) Telerik
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle
7 1 (0.59%) Nokia
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