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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 256 232 230
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 19 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.70% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +225.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £223 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £219
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+216.66% -48.57%
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
3013 2711 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.43% 29.44% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1482 1237
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 153 147
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.71 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £41.75 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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
Hampshire -4 14 £350 - 1
Berkshire +2 5 £425 +88.88% 1
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) Photoshop
1 23 (67.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 22 (64.71%) HTML
3 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
3 21 (61.76%) CSS
4 17 (50.00%) Sass
4 17 (50.00%) Adobe
4 17 (50.00%) Web Design
5 15 (44.12%) Flash
5 15 (44.12%) XHTML
6 14 (41.18%) Macromedia
6 14 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (38.24%) User Experience
8 12 (35.29%) W3C
8 12 (35.29%) Web Accessibility
9 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
10 8 (23.53%) Marketing
11 6 (17.65%) Retail
11 6 (17.65%) Photography
11 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (14.71%) Information Architecture
12 5 (14.71%) Axure RP
12 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
12 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.71%) Video Editing
12 5 (14.71%) Interactive Media
13 4 (11.76%) Games
13 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
13 4 (11.76%) OmniGraffle

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) Documentum
1 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Photoshop
1 23 (67.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (8.82%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (8.82%) ZBrush
4 3 (8.82%) Maya
5 1 (2.94%) MS Office
5 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
1 3 (8.82%) SSL
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Axure RP
2 3 (8.82%) QUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Grunt
2 3 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (8.82%) JSHint
2 3 (8.82%) Bower
2 3 (8.82%) webpack
2 3 (8.82%) gulp
2 3 (8.82%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (8.82%) Maven
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 8 (23.53%) Marketing
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 5 (14.71%) Interactive Media
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.76%) Games
5 3 (8.82%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.94%) Billing
6 1 (2.94%) Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Designer
2 13 (38.24%) Web Designer
3 12 (35.29%) Senior Designer
4 9 (26.47%) Photoshop Designer
5 8 (23.53%) Senior Web Designer
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Photoshop Designer
6 6 (17.65%) Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Architect
7 5 (14.71%) User Experience Architect
8 4 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (8.82%) Graphic Designer
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Graphic Designer
9 3 (8.82%) UI Designer
9 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
9 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
9 3 (8.82%) UI Programmer
10 2 (5.88%) UI/UX Designer
10 2 (5.88%) UX Designer
11 1 (2.94%) Lead Designer
11 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) HTML
2 21 (61.76%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) Sass
4 15 (44.12%) Flash
4 15 (44.12%) XHTML
5 14 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.82%) React
6 3 (8.82%) LESS
6 3 (8.82%) DOM
6 3 (8.82%) Ajax
6 3 (8.82%) JSON
6 3 (8.82%) HTML5
6 3 (8.82%) REST
6 3 (8.82%) CSS3
6 3 (8.82%) JSLint
6 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.88%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.94%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) User Experience
2 12 (35.29%) W3C
3 6 (17.65%) Photography
4 5 (14.71%) Video Editing
5 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
5 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.94%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Web Design
2 12 (35.29%) Web Accessibility
3 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (14.71%) Information Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Game Development
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.94%) Line Management
8 1 (2.94%) Android Development
8 1 (2.94%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
8 1 (2.94%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
2 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby
2 1 (2.94%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (2.94%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Adobe
2 14 (41.18%) Macromedia
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Xamarin