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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 606 561 573
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +12
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 47 102 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 64 35
Median daily rate £375 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £189 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £20.53 £15.42 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.10% -3.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £11.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £81.75 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +133.33%

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
17771 19133 18680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.30% 32.99% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11506 11963 11343
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 813 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Graphic Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 29 September 2016.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -40 46 £375 +16.27% 34
London -36 28 £388 +29.16% 10
East of England +9 9 £375 +66.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 6 £375 +4.16%
South East +16 5 - - 2
Berkshire +2 4 - -
Cambridge +20 3 £375 +4.16%
South West +12 2 £350 +191.66% 3
City of London +3 2 £319 -5.55% 3
Bracknell -4 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £388 -
Swindon - 2 £350 -
Wiltshire - 2 £350 -
Scotland +14 1 £325 +71.05% 1
West Yorkshire +9 1 £163 -50.75%
Yorkshire +6 1 £163 -50.75%
North West +6 1 £475 +72.72% 4
West Sussex +4 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +3 1 - -
Watford -7 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £475 - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
Huddersfield - 1 £163 -
Luton - 1 £425 -
Reading - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £350 -
Blackpool - 1 £475 -

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 56 (56.00%) Photoshop
2 50 (50.00%) User Experience
3 44 (44.00%) HTML
4 41 (41.00%) Adobe
5 39 (39.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 36 (36.00%) CSS
7 32 (32.00%) Wireframes
8 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (22.00%) HTML5
11 18 (18.00%) CSS3
11 18 (18.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (18.00%) Mobile App
12 17 (17.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 17 (17.00%) Front End Development
13 16 (16.00%) Degree
13 16 (16.00%) Java
14 14 (14.00%) UX Design
14 14 (14.00%) Finance
15 13 (13.00%) MS Office
15 13 (13.00%) Marketing
15 13 (13.00%) REST
16 12 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (12.00%) Retail
17 11 (11.00%) Web Design
17 11 (11.00%) Web Development
17 11 (11.00%) jQuery
17 11 (11.00%) Project Management
17 11 (11.00%) Typography
18 10 (10.00%) Git (software)

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.00%) CMS
3 4 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 56 (56.00%) Photoshop
2 39 (39.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (17.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (13.00%) MS Office
5 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (9.00%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (8.00%) InDesign
7 7 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (3.00%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (2.00%) 3ds Max
9 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
10 1 (1.00%) Acrobat
10 1 (1.00%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (1.00%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (1.00%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 9 (9.00%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (3.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (3.00%) Yammer
5 2 (2.00%) GitHub
6 1 (1.00%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.00%) IaaS
6 1 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Intranet
2 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) RIP
3 2 (2.00%) WebEx
4 1 (1.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) HTTP
4 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.00%) MySQL
1 1 (1.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.00%) gulp
2 9 (9.00%) Mercurial
3 8 (8.00%) Grunt
3 8 (8.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 5 (5.00%) WebStorm
5 4 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.00%) Axure RP
5 4 (4.00%) Mocha
5 4 (4.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.00%) Bower
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.00%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.00%) JSHint
7 1 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.00%) Protractor
7 1 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Marketing
3 12 (12.00%) Retail
4 6 (6.00%) Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.00%) Games
6 3 (3.00%) Publishing
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Front Office
7 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (58.00%) Designer
2 33 (33.00%) Developer
3 15 (15.00%) UX Designer
4 13 (13.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (12.00%) Digital Designer
6 10 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
7 9 (9.00%) Junior
7 9 (9.00%) Junior Designer
7 9 (9.00%) UI Designer
8 8 (8.00%) Digital UX Designer
8 8 (8.00%) Junior Digital Designer
8 8 (8.00%) Junior UX Designer
9 6 (6.00%) Web Designer
10 5 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (5.00%) UI Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Visual Designer
10 5 (5.00%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.00%) HTML CSS Designer
11 4 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.00%) HTML
2 36 (36.00%) CSS
3 22 (22.00%) HTML5
4 18 (18.00%) CSS3
5 13 (13.00%) REST
6 12 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (11.00%) jQuery
8 10 (10.00%) CGI
9 9 (9.00%) Ajax
9 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.00%) Node.js
10 8 (8.00%) PhoneGap
11 6 (6.00%) Sass
12 4 (4.00%) Express
12 4 (4.00%) Flash
12 4 (4.00%) LESS
12 4 (4.00%) Polymer
12 4 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.00%) Spring
12 4 (4.00%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 50 (50.00%) User Experience
2 18 (18.00%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.00%) e-Learning
3 9 (9.00%) Social Media
4 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.00%) Animation
6 5 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (5.00%) Digital Media
7 4 (4.00%) Video Editing
7 4 (4.00%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.00%) Learning Management System
8 3 (3.00%) Wiki
9 2 (2.00%) Fintech
9 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.00%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (2.00%) Psychology
9 2 (2.00%) SCORM
10 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.00%) Photography
10 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Android
1 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) Wireframes
2 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (17.00%) Front End Development
5 14 (14.00%) UX Design
6 11 (11.00%) Project Management
6 11 (11.00%) Typography
6 11 (11.00%) Web Design
6 11 (11.00%) Web Development
7 10 (10.00%) Workflow
8 8 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.00%) Prototyping
9 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.00%) Content Management
11 5 (5.00%) Infographics
12 4 (4.00%) Analytics
12 4 (4.00%) TDD
12 4 (4.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.00%) Java
3 6 (6.00%) TypeScript
4 5 (5.00%) Dart
4 5 (5.00%) ECMAScript
5 4 (4.00%) ES6
6 2 (2.00%) PHP
6 2 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.00%) C#
7 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.00%) Perl
7 1 (1.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 41 (41.00%) Adobe
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.00%) Apple
3 1 (1.00%) IBM
3 1 (1.00%) Quark
3 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.00%) Spredfast
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