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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 150 132 120
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.065% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.22% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£158 £195 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -11.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £293 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.23% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £81.75 £9.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+808.33% -62.10%
Graphic Design
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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
1033 908 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.00% 29.73% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 485 368
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 47
Average hourly rate £16.56 £15.13 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -10.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Graphic Design Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Cheshire -2 3 £155 -20.51% 1
Manchester - 1 £325 - 3
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) Fireworks
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Author
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Author
3 2 (28.57%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (28.57%) UI Designer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Web Design
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (14.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe