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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 529 541 506
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 101 67 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 58
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £205 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £220
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Average hourly rate £16.51 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.40 £28.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+216.66% -48.57%

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
19009 18274 17504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.08% 32.32% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11951 10994 10589
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 734 759 718
Average hourly rate £21.35 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.48 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +31 99 £320 +9.40% 33
London +13 53 £300 +9.09% 14
South East -21 19 £406 +35.41% 4
Hampshire +3 14 £350 - 1
Basingstoke +9 12 £375 +25.00%
Romford - 12 £250 -
City of London +12 11 £311 +29.82% 6
Yorkshire -23 8 £340 - 1
East of England +7 7 £150 -62.50% 1
West Yorkshire -24 7 £340 - 1
Leeds - 7 £340 -
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £360 -10.00%
Berkshire +3 5 £425 +88.88%
North West -23 5 £158 - 5
Cambridge -1 3 £360 -10.00%
Bracknell -5 3 £425 +88.88%
Crewe - 3 £155 -
West Midlands - 3 £275 - 2
Cheshire - 3 £155 - 2
East Midlands -3 2 £400 - 3
Birmingham - 2 £275 -
Nottingham - 2 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £400 - 2
Reading - 2 - -
Durham -2 1 - -
North East -29 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 3
Devon - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 110 (58.82%) HTML
2 105 (56.15%) CSS
3 97 (51.87%) User Experience
4 80 (42.78%) Photoshop
5 76 (40.64%) JavaScript
5 76 (40.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 74 (39.57%) Adobe
7 40 (21.39%) Web Design
8 39 (20.86%) Marketing
9 34 (18.18%) HTML5
10 33 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (17.11%) CSS3
11 32 (17.11%) Mobile App
12 30 (16.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (14.97%) jQuery
14 27 (14.44%) Degree
14 27 (14.44%) Responsive Web Design
14 27 (14.44%) Sass
15 20 (10.70%) CMS
15 20 (10.70%) Flash
16 19 (10.16%) Axure RP
17 18 (9.63%) Ajax
18 17 (9.09%) SEO
18 17 (9.09%) XHTML
19 16 (8.56%) Web Accessibility
19 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
20 15 (8.02%) Retail
20 15 (8.02%) Information Architecture
20 15 (8.02%) OmniGraffle
21 14 (7.49%) Git (software)

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 20 (10.70%) CMS
2 13 (6.95%) Node.js
3 12 (6.42%) ColdFusion
4 5 (2.67%) WordPress
5 3 (1.60%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.60%) Railo
6 2 (1.07%) Drupal
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) Documentum
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (42.78%) Photoshop
2 76 (40.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (8.02%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (6.95%) MS Visio
5 11 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (5.35%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (4.28%) MS Office
8 6 (3.21%) MS Excel
9 5 (2.67%) Fireworks
10 4 (2.14%) MS Project
11 3 (1.60%) Maya
11 3 (1.60%) ZBrush
11 3 (1.60%) InDesign
11 3 (1.60%) FreeHand
12 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.53%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) eCircle
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) HTTP
2 3 (1.60%) DNS
2 3 (1.60%) SSL
2 3 (1.60%) Intranet
3 2 (1.07%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) SQLite
2 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (10.16%) Axure RP
2 14 (7.49%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 10 (5.35%) WebStorm
4 10 (5.35%) Mercurial
4 10 (5.35%) IntelliJ
5 8 (4.28%) Selenium
5 8 (4.28%) Grunt
5 8 (4.28%) gulp
6 5 (2.67%) PhantomJS
6 5 (2.67%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.60%) Maven
7 3 (1.60%) QUnit
7 3 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.60%) JSHint
7 3 (1.60%) webpack
7 3 (1.60%) Bower
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.07%) Sublime Text
General
1 39 (20.86%) Marketing
2 15 (8.02%) Retail
3 7 (3.74%) Finance
4 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.21%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.21%) Interactive Media
5 4 (2.14%) Games
5 4 (2.14%) Advertising
6 3 (1.60%) Publishing
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.60%) Banking
7 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.53%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 102 (54.55%) Designer
2 50 (26.74%) Developer
3 32 (17.11%) Web Designer
3 32 (17.11%) Front-End Developer
4 28 (14.97%) UI Designer
5 19 (10.16%) Web Developer
6 17 (9.09%) Graphic Designer
6 17 (9.09%) Senior Designer
6 17 (9.09%) UX Designer
7 14 (7.49%) Photoshop Designer
7 14 (7.49%) Author
7 14 (7.49%) Technical Author
8 10 (5.35%) Consultant
8 10 (5.35%) Front-End Web Developer
9 9 (4.81%) UI Developer
9 9 (4.81%) Visual Designer
9 9 (4.81%) UI Programmer
9 9 (4.81%) UI/UX Designer
9 9 (4.81%) Senior Web Designer
10 8 (4.28%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (58.82%) HTML
2 105 (56.15%) CSS
3 34 (18.18%) HTML5
4 32 (17.11%) CSS3
5 30 (16.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 28 (14.97%) jQuery
7 27 (14.44%) Sass
8 20 (10.70%) Flash
9 18 (9.63%) Ajax
10 17 (9.09%) XHTML
11 13 (6.95%) REST
12 12 (6.42%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.88%) PhoneGap
14 8 (4.28%) LESS
15 6 (3.21%) DOM
16 5 (2.67%) XML
16 5 (2.67%) Backbone.js
17 4 (2.14%) .NET
17 4 (2.14%) JSON
18 3 (1.60%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 97 (51.87%) User Experience
2 32 (17.11%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.49%) W3C
4 13 (6.95%) Photography
5 12 (6.42%) Video Editing
6 10 (5.35%) Animation
6 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.21%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.67%) Motion Graphics
9 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.14%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.60%) NHS
11 3 (1.60%) Social Media
11 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.07%) Copywriting
12 2 (1.07%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.53%) Mobile Games
13 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.74%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.39%) Web Design
2 33 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (14.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (9.09%) SEO
5 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
5 16 (8.56%) Web Accessibility
6 15 (8.02%) Information Architecture
7 13 (6.95%) Scrum
7 13 (6.95%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (6.42%) UX Design
9 9 (4.81%) Analytics
10 8 (4.28%) Content Management
10 8 (4.28%) OO
11 6 (3.21%) MVC
11 6 (3.21%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.67%) Unit Testing
12 5 (2.67%) Product Management
12 5 (2.67%) B2C
13 4 (2.14%) Project Management
13 4 (2.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (40.64%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.42%) CFML
3 10 (5.35%) TypeScript
3 10 (5.35%) Dart
3 10 (5.35%) Java
3 10 (5.35%) ECMAScript
4 7 (3.74%) PHP
5 4 (2.14%) C
6 2 (1.07%) SQL
6 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.07%) VBScript
6 2 (1.07%) VB
6 2 (1.07%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.53%) XAML
7 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 74 (39.57%) Adobe
2 14 (7.49%) Macromedia
3 12 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.67%) Google
4 5 (2.67%) Apple
5 1 (0.53%) Quark
5 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle
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