The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 87 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.087% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.34% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £288 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% +6.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +116.66%
Graphic Design
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
367 296 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.20% 25.63% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 161 172
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 24
Average hourly rate £14.63 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
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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
Stockport - - - -
Graphic Design
North West

Graphic Design
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) InDesign
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (20.00%) InDesign
2 1 (20.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Web Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Creative Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
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