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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 236 231 221
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 25 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.75% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £293 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.23% +1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £8.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £81.75 £9.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+808.33% -62.10%
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
2933 2675 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.77% 29.09% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1648 1421 1168
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 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 159
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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
Hampshire -5 13 £350 - 2
Berkshire +7 9 £425 +54.54%
Oxfordshire -21 3 - - 1
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (73.17%) Photoshop
2 29 (70.73%) HTML
3 28 (68.29%) CSS
4 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
5 23 (56.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (43.90%) Adobe
7 17 (41.46%) Web Design
7 17 (41.46%) Sass
8 16 (39.02%) User Experience
9 15 (36.59%) Marketing
9 15 (36.59%) Flash
9 15 (36.59%) XHTML
10 14 (34.15%) Macromedia
10 14 (34.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
12 12 (29.27%) W3C
12 12 (29.27%) Web Accessibility
13 10 (24.39%) Photography
13 10 (24.39%) Retail
14 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (19.51%) Information Architecture
15 8 (19.51%) Axure RP
15 8 (19.51%) Games
16 7 (17.07%) Dreamweaver
16 7 (17.07%) Multimedia
17 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
17 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
17 5 (12.20%) Video Editing
17 5 (12.20%) Interactive Media
18 4 (9.76%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 30 (73.17%) Photoshop
2 23 (56.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (9.76%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (9.76%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (7.32%) ZBrush
5 3 (7.32%) Maya
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Axure RP
2 7 (17.07%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (7.32%) Maven
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) QUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Grunt
3 3 (7.32%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (7.32%) JSHint
3 3 (7.32%) Bower
3 3 (7.32%) webpack
3 3 (7.32%) gulp
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 15 (36.59%) Marketing
2 10 (24.39%) Retail
3 8 (19.51%) Games
4 7 (17.07%) Multimedia
5 5 (12.20%) Interactive Media
5 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (2.44%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Designer
2 17 (41.46%) Web Designer
3 12 (29.27%) Senior Designer
4 9 (21.95%) Photoshop Designer
5 8 (19.51%) Senior Web Designer
6 6 (14.63%) Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Photoshop Designer
7 5 (12.20%) User Experience Architect
7 5 (12.20%) Architect
7 5 (12.20%) UX Designer
8 4 (9.76%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (7.32%) UI Programmer
9 3 (7.32%) UI Designer
9 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Graphic Designer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Graphic Designer
10 2 (4.88%) UI/UX Designer
11 1 (2.44%) Flash Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) HTML
2 28 (68.29%) CSS
3 17 (41.46%) Sass
4 15 (36.59%) Flash
4 15 (36.59%) XHTML
5 14 (34.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.32%) React
6 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
6 3 (7.32%) JSON
6 3 (7.32%) HTML5
6 3 (7.32%) REST
6 3 (7.32%) CSS3
6 3 (7.32%) JSLint
6 3 (7.32%) LESS
6 3 (7.32%) DOM
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
7 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
7 2 (4.88%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) User Experience
2 12 (29.27%) W3C
3 10 (24.39%) Photography
4 5 (12.20%) Video Editing
5 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
5 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Games
7 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Web Design
2 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
3 12 (29.27%) Web Accessibility
4 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (19.51%) Information Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Game Development
6 3 (7.32%) MVC
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) Web Development
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.44%) Line Management
8 1 (2.44%) Android Development
8 1 (2.44%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.44%) Time Management
8 1 (2.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Adobe
2 14 (34.15%) Macromedia
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Xamarin