The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 342 367 328
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -39
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 44 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £278 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.89% -2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £168 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £288 £285
% change year-on-year
+26.08% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.62 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.35 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +57.14%
Graphic Design
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7305 8191 7426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.32% 37.47% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5142 5616 5213
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 160 188
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in London

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in London

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Graphic Design Daily Rate Histogram in London

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in London

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
City of London +25 14 £375 +61.29% 5
Ealing - - - - 1
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 47 (58.75%) User Experience
2 40 (50.00%) HTML
3 35 (43.75%) Photoshop
4 30 (37.50%) CSS
5 25 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
7 22 (27.50%) Adobe
8 20 (25.00%) HTML5
9 19 (23.75%) Information Architecture
10 16 (20.00%) Finance
11 14 (17.50%) jQuery
11 14 (17.50%) Degree
11 14 (17.50%) CSS3
12 13 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (13.75%) Human Factors
13 11 (13.75%) DHTML
14 10 (12.50%) Apple iOS
14 10 (12.50%) Mobile App
15 9 (11.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
16 8 (10.00%) JSON
16 8 (10.00%) Marketing
16 8 (10.00%) Retail
16 8 (10.00%) Web Design
17 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (8.75%) Web Development
17 7 (8.75%) Android
17 7 (8.75%) .NET
17 7 (8.75%) Scrum
18 6 (7.50%) Analytics

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.25%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.25%) WordPress
3 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Photoshop
2 25 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (11.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.00%) InDesign
4 4 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.75%) Maya
5 3 (3.75%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (2.50%) MS Office
7 1 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Marketing
2 8 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Games
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.75%) Front Office
4 3 (3.75%) German Language
5 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.25%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 54 (67.50%) Designer
2 17 (21.25%) UI Designer
3 14 (17.50%) UX Designer
4 13 (16.25%) Web Designer
5 12 (15.00%) Graphic Designer
6 11 (13.75%) Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Visual Designer
8 5 (6.25%) QlikView Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Motion Graphics Designer
10 3 (3.75%) Programmer
10 3 (3.75%) Instructional Designer
10 3 (3.75%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Designer
11 2 (2.50%) Junior Designer
11 2 (2.50%) Creative Designer
11 2 (2.50%) Marketing Manager
11 2 (2.50%) Author
11 2 (2.50%) Technical Author
11 2 (2.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.00%) HTML
2 30 (37.50%) CSS
3 20 (25.00%) HTML5
4 14 (17.50%) jQuery
4 14 (17.50%) CSS3
5 11 (13.75%) DHTML
6 8 (10.00%) JSON
7 7 (8.75%) .NET
8 5 (6.25%) XML
8 5 (6.25%) Flash
9 4 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.50%) Sphinx
11 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.25%) XSLT
11 1 (1.25%) JSP
11 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 47 (58.75%) User Experience
2 11 (13.75%) Human Factors
3 10 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.25%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.00%) Psychology
6 4 (5.00%) Equities
7 3 (3.75%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (3.75%) Social Gaming
7 3 (3.75%) Social Media
7 3 (3.75%) Mobile Games
7 3 (3.75%) E-Learning
7 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.50%) Learning Management System
8 2 (2.50%) Blog
8 2 (2.50%) Web 2.0
8 2 (2.50%) Open Source
9 1 (1.25%) iPad
9 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Information Architecture
2 13 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.00%) Web Design
4 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.75%) Web Development
4 7 (8.75%) Scrum
5 6 (7.50%) Analytics
6 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.75%) Game Development
8 3 (3.75%) Android Development
8 3 (3.75%) Content Management
8 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.75%) UX Design
9 2 (2.50%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.75%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (3.75%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (3.75%) ActionScript
2 3 (3.75%) Lua
3 1 (1.25%) Python
3 1 (1.25%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Adobe
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.25%) ESRI
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
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