The table below looks at the statistics for the Graphic Designer role 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphics Designer
Rank 546 543 546
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 43 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.068% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.073% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 12
Average daily rate
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£163 £250 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £122 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £275 £393
% change year-on-year
-54.54% -29.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £72.88 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+328.67% -2.85%
Graphic Designer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Graphic Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Designer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graphic Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Graphic Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graphic Designer across the England region.

Graphic Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Graphic Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Graphic Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Graphic Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Designer across the England region.

Graphic Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Graphic Designer
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 Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +28 28 £200 -20.00% 4
East of England +8 7 £150 -45.45% 2
South East -22 5 £250 -9.09% 4
West Midlands +2 3 £225 -
North West -30 2 £125 - 2
East Midlands -7 1 £113 - 2
Graphic Designer
UK

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Graphic Designer in their job title 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 with Graphic Designer in their job title.

1 37 (51.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 36 (50.00%) Adobe
3 34 (47.22%) Photoshop
4 23 (31.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 22 (30.56%) Adobe After Effects
6 20 (27.78%) Marketing
7 17 (23.61%) Graphic Design
7 17 (23.61%) HTML
8 16 (22.22%) CSS
9 13 (18.06%) InDesign
9 13 (18.06%) User Experience
10 12 (16.67%) Photography
11 11 (15.28%) Degree
12 8 (11.11%) Retail
13 7 (9.72%) Animation
13 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
14 6 (8.33%) Web Design
14 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.33%) Time Management
15 5 (6.94%) Content Management
15 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
15 5 (6.94%) CINEMA 4D
15 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
15 5 (6.94%) Flash
15 5 (6.94%) MS Office
15 5 (6.94%) Social Media
16 4 (5.56%) Motion Graphics
16 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
16 4 (5.56%) Video Editing

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Graphic Designer in their job title 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 with Graphic Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) CMS
1 1 (1.39%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.39%) Drupal
1 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (51.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 34 (47.22%) Photoshop
3 23 (31.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 22 (30.56%) Adobe After Effects
5 13 (18.06%) InDesign
6 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (6.94%) CINEMA 4D
6 5 (6.94%) MS Office
6 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
7 3 (4.17%) Maya
7 3 (4.17%) ZBrush
8 1 (1.39%) Acrobat
8 1 (1.39%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (1.39%) Fireworks
8 1 (1.39%) SketchUp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (27.78%) Marketing
2 8 (11.11%) Retail
3 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Games
5 3 (4.17%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.78%) Legal
6 2 (2.78%) Advertising
6 2 (2.78%) Publishing
7 1 (1.39%) Finance
7 1 (1.39%) Local Government
7 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) HTML
2 16 (22.22%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) Flash
4 1 (1.39%) XHTML
4 1 (1.39%) jQuery
4 1 (1.39%) V-Ray
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) React
4 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Graphic Design
2 13 (18.06%) User Experience
3 12 (16.67%) Photography
4 7 (9.72%) Animation
5 5 (6.94%) Social Media
6 4 (5.56%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.56%) Video Editing
7 3 (4.17%) Handset
7 3 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.17%) FMCG
8 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.39%) BBC
9 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.39%) Copywriting
9 1 (1.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
1 6 (8.33%) Time Management
1 6 (8.33%) Web Design
2 5 (6.94%) Content Management
3 3 (4.17%) Game Development
4 2 (2.78%) Scrum
4 2 (2.78%) B2B
5 1 (1.39%) B2C
5 1 (1.39%) Project Management
5 1 (1.39%) SEO
5 1 (1.39%) Web Development
5 1 (1.39%) Email Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.39%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (1.39%) Online Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (1.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) HND
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (4.17%) Apple
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Quark
4 1 (1.39%) hybris
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