The table below looks at the statistics for the Graphic Designer role 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphics Designer
Rank 384 378 388
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.075% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.081% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Average daily rate
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£185 £300 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £360 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £294 £153
% change year-on-year
-25.17% +92.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £95.77 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.67 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-34.90% -8.69%
Graphic Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Graphic Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Graphic Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Graphic Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Graphic Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

Graphic Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Graphic Designer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Graphic Designer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Graphic Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Graphic Designer
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 Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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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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 +10 7 £185 -26.00% 1
Graphic Designer
England

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (51.16%) Degree
2 20 (46.51%) Adobe
3 16 (37.21%) Graphic Design
4 15 (34.88%) CSS
4 15 (34.88%) HTML
4 15 (34.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (27.91%) Photoshop
5 12 (27.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (23.26%) Marketing
7 8 (18.60%) User Experience
7 8 (18.60%) Information Architecture
8 7 (16.28%) Project Management
9 6 (13.95%) Law
9 6 (13.95%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (11.63%) InDesign
11 4 (9.30%) Retail
12 3 (6.98%) Finance
12 3 (6.98%) Web Design
12 3 (6.98%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (6.98%) Time Management
12 3 (6.98%) HND
12 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (4.65%) Motion Graphics
13 2 (4.65%) FMCG
13 2 (4.65%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (4.65%) Publishing
13 2 (4.65%) Photography
14 1 (2.33%) Drupal
14 1 (2.33%) Animation
14 1 (2.33%) WordPress

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.33%) Drupal
1 1 (2.33%) WordPress
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (27.91%) Photoshop
2 12 (27.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (13.95%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (11.63%) InDesign
5 3 (6.98%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (23.26%) Marketing
2 6 (13.95%) Law
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Finance
5 2 (4.65%) Publishing
6 1 (2.33%) Games
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) CSS
1 15 (34.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) Flash
2 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Graphic Design
2 8 (18.60%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (4.65%) FMCG
3 2 (4.65%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.65%) Photography
4 1 (2.33%) Animation
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Information Architecture
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) Web Design
3 3 (6.98%) Time Management
3 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.33%) SEO
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) HND
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) HubSpot