The table below looks at the statistics for the Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Designer
Rank 561 512 498
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 9 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.13% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 45 24
Average daily rate
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£381 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £461 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visual 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
45619 44406 38688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.57% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28722 27970 22842
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1788 1844 1977
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Visual Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Visual Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Visual Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Visual Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Visual 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 Visual Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 9 £381 +3.04%
Visual Designer
UK

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title.

1 27 (67.50%) User Experience
2 23 (57.50%) Photoshop
3 20 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 16 (40.00%) CSS
5 12 (30.00%) Graphic Design
6 11 (27.50%) Adobe
7 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
8 7 (17.50%) Retail
9 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (15.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (15.00%) HTML5
9 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (12.50%) Analytics
10 5 (12.50%) CSS3
10 5 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Finance
10 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (10.00%) Flash
11 4 (10.00%) Banking
11 4 (10.00%) jQuery
11 4 (10.00%) Information Architecture
12 3 (7.50%) Degree
12 3 (7.50%) Time Management
12 3 (7.50%) Android
12 3 (7.50%) Marketing
12 3 (7.50%) Web Design

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 23 (57.50%) Photoshop
2 20 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.00%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.50%) MS Office
5 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.50%) InDesign
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (5.00%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.00%) Law
5 2 (5.00%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Electronics
6 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) German Language
6 1 (2.50%) Russian Language
6 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) HTML
1 16 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (15.00%) HTML5
3 5 (12.50%) CSS3
4 4 (10.00%) Flash
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (67.50%) User Experience
2 12 (30.00%) Graphic Design
3 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.50%) W3C
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Photography
4 1 (2.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (12.50%) Analytics
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Web Design
5 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) UX Design
6 2 (5.00%) Product Marketing
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
7 1 (2.50%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Apple