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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 488 455 442
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -13
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 100 112 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.72% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 49
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +84.28%

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
15696 15542 13865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.85% 30.62% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9694 9462 8318
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 628 781
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -18 98 £300 -4.00% 46
London +14 53 £313 +0.80% 17
South East -46 14 £200 -34.53% 12
City of London +19 13 £375 +167.85% 5
Berkshire -2 9 £200 -50.00% 4
South West -6 9 £375 -21.05% 2
Yorkshire -7 7 £320 - 5
North West -11 7 £300 - 5
East of England +5 4 £275 - 4
Surrey -12 4 £270 -2.26% 2
Slough - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £406 - 3
West Midlands 0 3 - - 1
York -1 3 - -
North Yorkshire -5 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 5
Leeds - 3 £320 - 1
Altrincham - 2 - -
North East - 2 £325 -
Guildford -4 1 £230 -8.00%
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 4
Hampshire -39 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 £185 -
Durham - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £250 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £185 -
Liverpool - 1 £250 -
Sheffield - 1 - -

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 106 (53.54%) User Experience
2 97 (48.99%) HTML
3 90 (45.45%) Photoshop
4 86 (43.43%) CSS
5 68 (34.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 58 (29.29%) JavaScript
6 58 (29.29%) Adobe
7 39 (19.70%) Information Architecture
8 34 (17.17%) Degree
9 32 (16.16%) HTML5
10 31 (15.66%) jQuery
11 30 (15.15%) Web Design
11 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 28 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (14.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 26 (13.13%) Finance
13 26 (13.13%) Web Development
14 24 (12.12%) Axure RP
15 23 (11.62%) .NET
15 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce
16 22 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (11.11%) Marketing
17 21 (10.61%) Mobile App
18 20 (10.10%) CSS3
19 18 (9.09%) Apple iOS
19 18 (9.09%) Adobe After Effects
20 17 (8.59%) Flash
21 16 (8.08%) Retail
22 14 (7.07%) MS Excel
22 14 (7.07%) DHTML

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.02%) CMS
3 2 (1.01%) Drupal
3 2 (1.01%) WordPress
3 2 (1.01%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 90 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 68 (34.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (14.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (9.09%) Adobe After Effects
5 14 (7.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (7.07%) MS Excel
6 12 (6.06%) MS Visio
7 7 (3.54%) InDesign
7 7 (3.54%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (3.03%) MS Office
9 5 (2.53%) Acrobat
10 4 (2.02%) Fireworks
10 4 (2.02%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (1.01%) Maya
12 1 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
1 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.04%) QlikView
3 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.53%) MySQL
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (12.12%) Axure RP
2 8 (4.04%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (13.13%) Finance
2 22 (11.11%) Marketing
3 16 (8.08%) Retail
4 10 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.55%) Multimedia
6 8 (4.04%) Games
7 6 (3.03%) Interactive Media
7 6 (3.03%) Publishing
8 4 (2.02%) Law
8 4 (2.02%) German Language
9 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.52%) Front Office
10 2 (1.01%) Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.51%) Electronics
11 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.51%) Automotive
11 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 131 (66.16%) Designer
2 44 (22.22%) UX Designer
3 35 (17.68%) Developer
4 33 (16.67%) UI Designer
5 30 (15.15%) Graphic Designer
6 29 (14.65%) Web Designer
7 14 (7.07%) Visual Designer
8 12 (6.06%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.04%) Photoshop Designer
9 8 (4.04%) QlikView Developer
10 7 (3.54%) Creative Designer
10 7 (3.54%) Architect
10 7 (3.54%) Author
10 7 (3.54%) Technical Author
11 6 (3.03%) Instructional Designer
11 6 (3.03%) User Experience Architect
12 4 (2.02%) Motion Graphics Designer
12 4 (2.02%) Creative Web Designer
12 4 (2.02%) Senior Designer
12 4 (2.02%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (48.99%) HTML
2 86 (43.43%) CSS
3 32 (16.16%) HTML5
4 31 (15.66%) jQuery
5 23 (11.62%) .NET
6 20 (10.10%) CSS3
7 17 (8.59%) Flash
8 14 (7.07%) DHTML
9 10 (5.05%) JSON
10 9 (4.55%) XML
11 7 (3.54%) Ajax
12 5 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (2.02%) XSLT
13 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET
14 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.52%) Sphinx
14 3 (1.52%) Sass
14 3 (1.52%) LESS
15 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
15 2 (1.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 106 (53.54%) User Experience
2 21 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.56%) Human Factors
4 9 (4.55%) Photography
5 8 (4.04%) Visualisation
5 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.54%) E-Learning
7 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.53%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.53%) Social Media
8 5 (2.53%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.02%) Motion Graphics
9 4 (2.02%) Psychology
9 4 (2.02%) Video Editing
9 4 (2.02%) Equities
10 3 (1.52%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.52%) NHS
10 3 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.05%) Android
3 2 (1.01%) Windows
3 2 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.70%) Information Architecture
2 30 (15.15%) Web Design
3 28 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.13%) Web Development
5 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce
6 22 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (6.57%) Scrum
8 11 (5.56%) Analytics
9 10 (5.05%) UX Design
10 8 (4.04%) Web Accessibility
10 8 (4.04%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.04%) Project Management
11 7 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (3.54%) Time Management
12 6 (3.03%) Workflow
12 6 (3.03%) Usability Testing
13 5 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (2.53%) Content Management
14 4 (2.02%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.29%) JavaScript
2 13 (6.57%) SQL
3 12 (6.06%) PHP
4 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.53%) C#
4 5 (2.53%) Java
5 4 (2.02%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (1.52%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (1.52%) VBScript
7 2 (1.01%) C
7 2 (1.01%) Lua
7 2 (1.01%) Python
8 1 (0.51%) XAML
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 34 (17.17%) Degree
2 5 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) VCP4
4 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
Vendors
1 58 (29.29%) Adobe
2 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.54%) Apple
4 5 (2.53%) Google
5 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle
5 1 (0.51%) SAP
5 1 (0.51%) Quark
5 1 (0.51%) ESRI
5 1 (0.51%) Telerik
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