The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Graphic Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphics Designer
Rank 595 601 573
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 20 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.081% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.085% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 23
Median daily rate £201 £200 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £130 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £184 £150 £288
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.67 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -11.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -10.71%
Graphic Designer
UK

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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Graphic Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Graphic Designer in the job title.

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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 11 £201 +0.62% 4
South East +16 2 - - 1
East of England 0 2 £184 +22.50% 3
West Midlands -22 2 £250 +11.11%
Yorkshire - 2 £200 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Graphic Designer
UK

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Graphic Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 31 (72.09%) Adobe
2 23 (53.49%) Photoshop
2 23 (53.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (48.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (41.86%) Marketing
5 13 (30.23%) HTML
5 13 (30.23%) User Experience
6 12 (27.91%) Social Media
7 10 (23.26%) Graphic Design
7 10 (23.26%) CSS
8 9 (20.93%) MS Office
8 9 (20.93%) InDesign
8 9 (20.93%) Web Design
8 9 (20.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (18.60%) Animation
9 8 (18.60%) Video Editing
10 7 (16.28%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.28%) B2B
10 7 (16.28%) B2C
10 7 (16.28%) Wireframes
10 7 (16.28%) Infographics
11 6 (13.95%) Project Management
12 5 (11.63%) CMS
12 5 (11.63%) Finance
12 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.63%) Web Analytics
12 5 (11.63%) Time Management
12 5 (11.63%) Analytics
13 4 (9.30%) Typography

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (53.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 23 (53.49%) Photoshop
2 21 (48.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (20.93%) InDesign
3 9 (20.93%) MS Office
4 7 (16.28%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
6 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (4.65%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (2.33%) Acrobat
8 1 (2.33%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
General
1 18 (41.86%) Marketing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Multimedia
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Games
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) German Language
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) CGI
4 2 (4.65%) Flash
5 1 (2.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) User Experience
2 12 (27.91%) Social Media
3 10 (23.26%) Graphic Design
4 8 (18.60%) Animation
4 8 (18.60%) Video Editing
5 4 (9.30%) Copywriting
5 4 (9.30%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (4.65%) Fintech
7 1 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.33%) Blog
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Responsive Web Design
1 9 (20.93%) Web Design
2 7 (16.28%) B2B
2 7 (16.28%) B2C
2 7 (16.28%) Infographics
2 7 (16.28%) Wireframes
3 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Analytics
4 5 (11.63%) Time Management
4 5 (11.63%) Web Analytics
5 4 (9.30%) Typography
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) DNA
6 2 (4.65%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (4.65%) Qualitative Research
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.33%) Line Management
7 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.33%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Adobe
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Facebook
3 1 (2.33%) Quark
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter
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