The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 162 154 137
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £200 £158 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £340 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.08% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £81.75 £9.00
% change year-on-year
- +808.33%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1176 1034 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.74% 27.38% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 604 478
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 54
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.99 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Graphic Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 1 £200 -38.46%
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Games

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Graphic Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Web Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Product Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft