The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 278 244 215
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 3 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.52% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 21
Average daily rate £190 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £270 £370
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.15 £28.69 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-64.62% -10.34%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2973 3081 2770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.87% 30.95% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1748 1634 1478
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 152 193
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey -9 2 £190 -17.39%
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Intranet
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Typography

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Designer
2 4 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Content Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Development Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Research Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (37.50%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Typography
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe