The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 224 217 224
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 18 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.69% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate
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£285 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £23.75 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-62.10% +35.63%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1945 1741 1968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.71% 20.86% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 832 830
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 135 173
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -22.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Graphic Design
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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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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
Hampshire -4 9 £300 -40.00% 3
Berkshire +1 7 £275 +10.00% 2
Surrey - 1 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 37 (59.68%) HTML
1 37 (59.68%) Photoshop
2 36 (58.06%) CSS
3 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 29 (46.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (38.71%) Usability Testing
6 20 (32.26%) Adobe
7 17 (27.42%) Ajax
8 15 (24.19%) W3C
8 15 (24.19%) XHTML
9 13 (20.97%) Web Accessibility
10 12 (19.35%) HTML5
10 12 (19.35%) Axure RP
10 12 (19.35%) Legal
11 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.74%) MS Office
12 10 (16.13%) Web Design
12 10 (16.13%) CSS3
13 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
14 8 (12.90%) Information Architecture
15 7 (11.29%) Flash
15 7 (11.29%) Marketing
16 6 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
17 5 (8.06%) PHP
17 5 (8.06%) Intranet
17 5 (8.06%) Dreamweaver
17 5 (8.06%) Acrobat
17 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
18 4 (6.45%) Digital Media
18 4 (6.45%) Balsamiq Mockups

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (59.68%) Photoshop
2 29 (46.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (17.74%) MS Office
4 6 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (8.06%) Acrobat
6 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
6 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (6.45%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (6.45%) Fireworks
7 3 (4.84%) Quicktime
7 3 (4.84%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (3.23%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Axure RP
2 5 (8.06%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (6.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (19.35%) Legal
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Publishing
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Designer
2 18 (29.03%) Web Designer
3 14 (22.58%) Developer
4 12 (19.35%) User Experience Designer
5 10 (16.13%) Graphic Designer
6 9 (14.52%) Web Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Photoshop Designer
8 5 (8.06%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Coordinator
11 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
11 2 (3.23%) UI Developer
11 2 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
11 2 (3.23%) UI Programmer
12 1 (1.61%) Senior Graphic Designer
12 1 (1.61%) Senior Designer
12 1 (1.61%) Communications Officer
12 1 (1.61%) Digital Designer
12 1 (1.61%) Visual Designer
12 1 (1.61%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) HTML
2 36 (58.06%) CSS
3 17 (27.42%) Ajax
4 15 (24.19%) XHTML
5 12 (19.35%) HTML5
6 10 (16.13%) CSS3
7 7 (11.29%) Flash
8 4 (6.45%) J2EE
9 2 (3.23%) SOAP
9 2 (3.23%) XML
9 2 (3.23%) JSON
9 2 (3.23%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.61%) Symfony
10 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) W3C
2 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.45%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.84%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.61%) Animation
5 1 (1.61%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Usability Testing
2 13 (20.97%) Web Accessibility
3 10 (16.13%) Web Design
4 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.90%) Information Architecture
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.45%) Content Management
6 4 (6.45%) User Experience Design
7 3 (4.84%) Web Development
7 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.84%) Social Media Marketing
8 2 (3.23%) Android Development
8 2 (3.23%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.23%) Online Marketing
8 2 (3.23%) Scrum
8 2 (3.23%) Time Management
8 2 (3.23%) OOP
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) MVC
9 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.06%) PHP
3 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Adobe
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Apple
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