The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 136 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +93.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +116.66%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
837 549 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.65% 23.09% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 344 339
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.48% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Wiltshire - 3 £375 - 1
Devon - 1 £175 -
Dorset - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 4 (33.33%) 3D Rendering
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) E-Learning
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (16.67%) Video Editing
6 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
6 1 (8.33%) Flash
6 1 (8.33%) XAML
6 1 (8.33%) SCORM
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Blend
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Designer
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 3 (25.00%) UX Designer
5 2 (16.67%) Instructional Designer
6 1 (8.33%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (16.67%) Video Editing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (8.33%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
1 4 (33.33%) Time Management
1 4 (33.33%) 3D Rendering
2 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (8.33%) XAML
3 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
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