The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 350 358 381
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +23
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 59 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 23
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+11.30% +38.55%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7532 7203 8692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.23% 32.76% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5023 5816
Average daily rate £455 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 161 223
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.12 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £54.00 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Graphic Design
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 9 £288 +12.74% 5
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 42 (47.73%) Photoshop
2 33 (37.50%) CSS
2 33 (37.50%) HTML
2 33 (37.50%) Adobe
3 28 (31.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 22 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 20 (22.73%) Marketing
6 19 (21.59%) Mobile App
7 18 (20.45%) Web Design
7 18 (20.45%) Android
8 17 (19.32%) HTML5
9 16 (18.18%) Finance
10 15 (17.05%) Java
10 15 (17.05%) JSON
11 14 (15.91%) Objective-C
11 14 (15.91%) iOS Development
12 13 (14.77%) iOS SDK
12 13 (14.77%) Xcode
12 13 (14.77%) Web Services
12 13 (14.77%) OO
12 13 (14.77%) Flash
13 12 (13.64%) Degree
14 11 (12.50%) REST
14 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (11.36%) Time Management
15 10 (11.36%) Python
15 10 (11.36%) OOP
15 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
15 10 (11.36%) Microsoft

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 42 (47.73%) Photoshop
2 28 (31.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (9.09%) InDesign
4 7 (7.95%) MS Office
4 7 (7.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (6.82%) Acrobat
6 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
6 5 (5.68%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (4.55%) Fireworks
8 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
8 3 (3.41%) MS Project
9 2 (2.27%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (2.27%) FreeHand
10 1 (1.14%) Maya
10 1 (1.14%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Xcode
2 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.23%) Subversion
4 8 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (9.09%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.27%) Grunt
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.14%) PhoneGap
General
1 20 (22.73%) Marketing
2 16 (18.18%) Finance
3 9 (10.23%) Publishing
4 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 6 (6.82%) Advertising
5 4 (4.55%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.55%) Games
6 3 (3.41%) Banking
7 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (56.82%) Designer
2 25 (28.41%) Developer
3 13 (14.77%) iOS Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Web Designer
4 12 (13.64%) User Experience Designer
5 10 (11.36%) Graphic Designer
6 6 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (6.82%) UI Designer
6 6 (6.82%) Author
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Author
7 5 (5.68%) Junior
7 5 (5.68%) Visual Designer
7 5 (5.68%) Digital Designer
7 5 (5.68%) Junior Designer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Designer
8 4 (4.55%) Lead Designer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Editor
10 2 (2.27%) UI Programmer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior User Experience Designer
10 2 (2.27%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) CSS
1 33 (37.50%) HTML
2 17 (19.32%) HTML5
3 15 (17.05%) JSON
4 13 (14.77%) iOS SDK
4 13 (14.77%) Web Services
4 13 (14.77%) Flash
5 11 (12.50%) REST
6 10 (11.36%) CSS3
7 9 (10.23%) jQuery
8 8 (9.09%) Ajax
9 5 (5.68%) RESTful
9 5 (5.68%) UIKit
10 3 (3.41%) XML
10 3 (3.41%) Velocity
10 3 (3.41%) Ext JS
10 3 (3.41%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.23%) Social Media
3 8 (9.09%) Open Source
4 5 (5.68%) iPhone
4 5 (5.68%) Social Network
5 4 (4.55%) Psychology
6 3 (3.41%) Blog
6 3 (3.41%) Animation
7 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.27%) iPad
7 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.27%) Photography
7 2 (2.27%) Derivative
7 2 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.27%) Index Arbitrage
7 2 (2.27%) Copywriting
7 2 (2.27%) Biology
7 2 (2.27%) Equities
7 2 (2.27%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (20.45%) Android
3 3 (3.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Web Design
2 14 (15.91%) iOS Development
3 13 (14.77%) OO
4 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.36%) Time Management
5 10 (11.36%) OOP
5 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 8 (9.09%) OOD
7 8 (9.09%) User Experience Design
8 7 (7.95%) Information Architecture
9 5 (5.68%) MVC
10 4 (4.55%) Online Marketing
10 4 (4.55%) Scrum
11 3 (3.41%) BPMN
12 2 (2.27%) Analytics
12 2 (2.27%) Product Management
12 2 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 15 (17.05%) Java
3 14 (15.91%) Objective-C
4 10 (11.36%) Python
5 8 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.14%) XAML
7 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Section 508
Vendors
1 33 (37.50%) Adobe
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.68%) Apple
3 5 (5.68%) Facebook
3 5 (5.68%) Twitter
4 3 (3.41%) Sencha
5 1 (1.14%) Zend
5 1 (1.14%) DoubleClick