The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 600 542 507
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -35
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 58 89 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.50% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 62 66
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £270 £370
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.69 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.15 £28.69 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-64.62% -10.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18209 17679 17519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.58% 31.66% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11843 10703 10683
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 696 759
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -10.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graphic Design within the UK.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design within the UK.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 27 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
England -64 51 £325 +8.33% 49
London -21 32 £325 - 22
City of London +40 11 £325 - 5
East of England +5 8 £360 +30.90% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 6 £360 +2.85%
West Yorkshire 0 3 £363 +25.54% 3
Yorkshire -2 3 £363 +25.54% 4
Cambridge -4 3 £360 +2.85%
West Midlands -4 3 £150 - 4
Leeds -5 3 £363 +25.54% 2
South East -34 3 £190 -5.00% 10
Hertfordshire +6 2 £275 +37.50% 1
Surrey -9 2 £190 -17.39%
Belfast - 2 £388 - 1
Weybridge - 2 £190 -
Birmingham - 2 £150 - 1
County Antrim - 2 £388 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £388 - 1
South West +4 1 £413 +26.92% 1
North West -7 1 £100 -63.63% 6
Manchester -9 1 £100 - 4
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Hook - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £263 -
Bristol - 1 £413 - 1
South Wales - 1 £263 - 1
Wales - 1 £263 - 1

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 64 (60.38%) Photoshop
2 52 (49.06%) User Experience
3 50 (47.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 47 (44.34%) HTML
5 44 (41.51%) Adobe
6 33 (31.13%) CSS
7 25 (23.58%) Degree
8 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
9 22 (20.75%) Marketing
9 22 (20.75%) Mobile App
10 21 (19.81%) Web Design
11 19 (17.92%) Finance
11 19 (17.92%) jQuery
11 19 (17.92%) HTML5
12 16 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (15.09%) Front End Development
12 16 (15.09%) MS Office
13 15 (14.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (14.15%) Typography
13 15 (14.15%) Axure RP
14 14 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
15 13 (12.26%) Web Development
15 13 (12.26%) SharePoint
15 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
15 13 (12.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 12 (11.32%) CSS3
16 12 (11.32%) Internet
16 12 (11.32%) Project Management
16 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (12.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.66%) WordPress
3 5 (4.72%) CMS
4 4 (3.77%) Node.js
5 3 (2.83%) Drupal
5 3 (2.83%) SAS
6 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 64 (60.38%) Photoshop
2 50 (47.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (15.09%) MS Office
4 14 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (12.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (11.32%) InDesign
7 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
8 9 (8.49%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (4.72%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (2.83%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (2.83%) Fireworks
11 2 (1.89%) Edge Animate
12 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.94%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (7.55%) Yammer
2 3 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) Internet
2 11 (10.38%) Intranet
3 2 (1.89%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Axure RP
2 8 (7.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.60%) IntelliJ
3 7 (6.60%) Mercurial
3 7 (6.60%) WebStorm
4 4 (3.77%) Selenium
5 3 (2.83%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.83%) ERwin
5 3 (2.83%) Grunt
5 3 (2.83%) gulp
5 3 (2.83%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.83%) PhantomJS
General
1 22 (20.75%) Marketing
2 19 (17.92%) Finance
3 9 (8.49%) Banking
3 9 (8.49%) Multimedia
3 9 (8.49%) Publishing
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (52.83%) Designer
2 31 (29.25%) Developer
3 13 (12.26%) Graphic Designer
4 12 (11.32%) UX Designer
5 11 (10.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (10.38%) Visual Designer
6 10 (9.43%) Web Designer
7 8 (7.55%) Digital Designer
8 7 (6.60%) Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) HTML Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Intranet Developer
9 6 (5.66%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (5.66%) UI Designer
9 6 (5.66%) User Experience Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Author
10 5 (4.72%) Technical Author
11 3 (2.83%) Junior
11 3 (2.83%) Junior Graphic Designer
11 3 (2.83%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.34%) HTML
2 33 (31.13%) CSS
3 19 (17.92%) HTML5
3 19 (17.92%) jQuery
4 15 (14.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (11.32%) CSS3
6 11 (10.38%) Ajax
6 11 (10.38%) Flash
7 8 (7.55%) PhoneGap
7 8 (7.55%) REST
8 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.72%) Sass
9 3 (2.83%) XML
10 2 (1.89%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.89%) WAP
10 2 (1.89%) WPF
10 2 (1.89%) XHTML
11 1 (0.94%) .NET
11 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (49.06%) User Experience
2 22 (20.75%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.38%) Digital Media
3 11 (10.38%) Social Media
4 8 (7.55%) Psychology
4 8 (7.55%) Wiki
5 4 (3.77%) Animation
5 4 (3.77%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.83%) RIA
6 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.83%) W3C
7 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.89%) iPhone
7 2 (1.89%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.94%) Photography
8 1 (0.94%) Statistics
8 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Android
2 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Unix
3 1 (0.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.81%) Web Design
3 16 (15.09%) Front End Development
3 16 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (14.15%) Typography
5 13 (12.26%) Web Development
6 12 (11.32%) Project Management
6 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.38%) UX Design
8 10 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (7.55%) Content Development
9 8 (7.55%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (5.66%) Usability Testing
11 5 (4.72%) Content Management
12 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.77%) Functional Testing
13 3 (2.83%) Data Modelling
13 3 (2.83%) ETL
13 3 (2.83%) Mobile Application Development
13 3 (2.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
2 11 (10.38%) Java
3 7 (6.60%) Dart
3 7 (6.60%) ECMAScript
3 7 (6.60%) TypeScript
4 5 (4.72%) SQL
5 4 (3.77%) PHP
6 3 (2.83%) VBA
7 2 (1.89%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.89%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (1.89%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.89%) XAML
8 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (41.51%) Adobe
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.83%) CA
3 3 (2.83%) Informatica
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.94%) Coremetrics
4 1 (0.94%) Quark
4 1 (0.94%) SAP
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