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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 144 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.34% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
-19.92% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £24.35 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -11.47%
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
950 843 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.59% 26.07% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 510 372
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £226 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 43
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
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 8 February 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
Bristol - 2 £425 -
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Rally
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Print Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior User Experience Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience Architect
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior UI Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior User Experience Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Designer
4 1 (14.29%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Designer
4 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) EMC
1 2 (28.57%) Rally