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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank - 158 139
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.41% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £158 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £81.75 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-85.93% +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
1139 1221 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.68% 29.09% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 747 526
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing

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 1 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Product Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft