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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 535 490 518
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +28
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 60 88 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.63% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 59 49
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £280
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £27.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -27.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.05 £13.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £27.75 £41.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £23.75 £27.66
% change year-on-year
-62.10% -14.13%

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
14390 13929 14463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.53% 26.13% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8615 8533 8398
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 619 621 795
Average hourly rate £18.53 £19.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 30 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 22 August 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
England -51 56 £293 -10.68% 46
London -15 28 £250 -35.56% 18
South East +10 18 £300 +9.09% 10
Hampshire +5 15 £350 +12.00% 3
Canary Wharf - 8 - -
City of London +25 7 £202 -30.97% 5
Portsmouth - 4 - - 1
Basingstoke +22 3 £300 -
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £400 +6.66% 2
Cambridge -10 3 £400 +6.66% 2
East of England -28 3 £400 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire +2 2 - - 1
North West -1 2 £195 -11.36% 9
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 - -
Berkshire +8 1 £225 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +2 1 - - 2
Cheshire -6 1 £195 -11.36% 2
North East -19 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 - 1
Surrey - 1 £200 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 100 (65.36%) HTML
2 83 (54.25%) CSS
3 72 (47.06%) Photoshop
4 67 (43.79%) JavaScript
5 62 (40.52%) Adobe
6 52 (33.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 38 (24.84%) Web Design
8 35 (22.88%) Marketing
9 30 (19.61%) HTML5
10 24 (15.69%) Degree
11 23 (15.03%) E-Commerce
12 22 (14.38%) Finance
12 22 (14.38%) Android
13 21 (13.73%) XML
14 19 (12.42%) Publishing
15 18 (11.76%) Ajax
15 18 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
15 18 (11.76%) SharePoint
15 18 (11.76%) Internet
15 18 (11.76%) Usability Testing
16 17 (11.11%) Social Media
16 17 (11.11%) Apple iOS
16 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
17 16 (10.46%) Content Management
17 16 (10.46%) PHP
17 16 (10.46%) CSS3
18 15 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
18 15 (9.80%) MS Office
18 15 (9.80%) Intranet
18 15 (9.80%) Agile Software Development

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.15%) CMS
3 3 (1.96%) Node.js
4 2 (1.31%) WordPress
4 2 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 72 (47.06%) Photoshop
2 52 (33.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (9.80%) MS Office
5 14 (9.15%) InDesign
5 14 (9.15%) MS Excel
6 9 (5.88%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (3.92%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (2.61%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.31%) Fireworks
9 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
9 2 (1.31%) Maya
10 1 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.65%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.65%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Shopify
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.76%) Internet
2 15 (9.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) MySQL
2 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.27%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.96%) Grunt
3 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) Bower
4 1 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.65%) Mocha
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) Xcode
4 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (22.88%) Marketing
2 22 (14.38%) Finance
3 19 (12.42%) Publishing
4 6 (3.92%) Games
4 6 (3.92%) Legal
4 6 (3.92%) Retail
5 5 (3.27%) Advertising
6 4 (2.61%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.31%) Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.65%) French Language
9 1 (0.65%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (52.29%) Designer
2 51 (33.33%) Developer
3 21 (13.73%) Web Designer
4 17 (11.11%) User Experience Designer
4 17 (11.11%) Graphic Designer
5 15 (9.80%) Front-End Developer
6 14 (9.15%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Visual Designer
7 9 (5.88%) UI Programmer
7 9 (5.88%) Junior
8 8 (5.23%) Coordinator
9 7 (4.58%) Digital Designer
10 5 (3.27%) Senior Designer
10 5 (3.27%) Junior Designer
10 5 (3.27%) Junior Developer
10 5 (3.27%) Photoshop Designer
11 4 (2.61%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.61%) Author
11 4 (2.61%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (65.36%) HTML
2 83 (54.25%) CSS
3 30 (19.61%) HTML5
4 21 (13.73%) XML
5 18 (11.76%) Ajax
6 16 (10.46%) CSS3
7 14 (9.15%) XHTML
7 14 (9.15%) jQuery
8 13 (8.50%) JSON
8 13 (8.50%) Flash
9 10 (6.54%) Backbone.js
10 9 (5.88%) SOAP
11 7 (4.58%) Ext JS
12 4 (2.61%) J2EE
12 4 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.61%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.96%) REST
13 3 (1.96%) XSLT
13 3 (1.96%) Web Services
13 3 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Social Media
2 12 (7.84%) W3C
3 11 (7.19%) Wiki
3 11 (7.19%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 7 (4.58%) E-Learning
6 6 (3.92%) Equities
6 6 (3.92%) Psychology
7 5 (3.27%) Animation
8 4 (2.61%) Blog
9 3 (1.96%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.31%) Derivative
10 2 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.31%) Biology
10 2 (1.31%) Index Arbitrage
11 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.38%) Android
2 17 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.23%) Linux
4 2 (1.31%) Windows
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.84%) Web Design
2 23 (15.03%) E-Commerce
3 18 (11.76%) Usability Testing
4 16 (10.46%) Content Management
5 15 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.50%) Information Architecture
6 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.84%) Web Development
8 11 (7.19%) MVC
8 11 (7.19%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (6.54%) Web Accessibility
10 9 (5.88%) Android Development
10 9 (5.88%) iOS Development
10 9 (5.88%) Scrum
11 8 (5.23%) OOP
12 7 (4.58%) User Experience Design
13 5 (3.27%) Time Management
13 5 (3.27%) CRM
14 4 (2.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.79%) JavaScript
2 16 (10.46%) PHP
3 12 (7.84%) Java
4 7 (4.58%) SQL
5 3 (1.96%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.31%) Python
6 2 (1.31%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (1.31%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.65%) Lua
7 1 (0.65%) XAML
7 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) C#
7 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (15.69%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Section 508
2 1 (0.65%) WAI
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 62 (40.52%) Adobe
2 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.23%) Sencha
4 5 (3.27%) Apple
5 2 (1.31%) Nokia
5 2 (1.31%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.65%) Facebook
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Zend
6 1 (0.65%) Perforce
6 1 (0.65%) Lotus
6 1 (0.65%) Sony
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle
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Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: From £300 to £500 per day Dependant on skills and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Vitamin T
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
The YOU Trust
Rate: per annum
Posted: 21 days ago