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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 591 537 537
Rank change year-on-year
-54 0
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 55 101 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.57% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 57 34
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.60 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% +25.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.69 £9.00
% change year-on-year
- +218.77%

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
17912 17629 17157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.26% 31.98% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11597 10995 10513
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 656 693
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 28 June 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
Top 27 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 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 -52 50 £338 +3.84% 31
London -14 30 £350 +7.69% 11
East of England +12 7 £360 - 2
South East -28 7 £325 -7.14% 10
Cambridgeshire +17 6 £360 -
City of London +28 5 £325 +8.33% 3
Cambridge - 4 £360 -
Reading +1 3 £425 - 2
Birmingham -3 3 £150 -60.00%
Berkshire -15 3 £425 +39.91% 6
Scotland -15 3 £375 - 2
West Midlands -32 3 £150 -55.55% 1
Hampshire 0 2 £338 -3.57%
North West -8 2 £150 -6.25% 2
Edinburgh -10 2 £388 -
Surrey - 2 £190 -
Weybridge - 2 £190 -
Manchester - 2 £150 - 2
Hertfordshire +15 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -2 1 £363 +16.00% 2
Leeds -5 1 £363 +9.43% 1
West Yorkshire -9 1 £363 +9.43% 1
Belfast - 1 £401 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £401 -
Glasgow - 1 £325 - 2
County Antrim - 1 £401 -

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 73 (65.18%) Photoshop
2 65 (58.04%) User Experience
3 54 (48.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 53 (47.32%) Adobe
5 50 (44.64%) HTML
6 34 (30.36%) CSS
7 32 (28.57%) Wireframes
8 27 (24.11%) Degree
9 26 (23.21%) Mobile App
10 25 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (21.43%) Web Design
11 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 23 (20.54%) Finance
13 21 (18.75%) MS Office
14 20 (17.86%) Marketing
14 20 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (16.07%) HTML5
15 18 (16.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 18 (16.07%) Front End Development
15 18 (16.07%) jQuery
16 17 (15.18%) Web Development
16 17 (15.18%) Typography
16 17 (15.18%) Axure RP
17 16 (14.29%) Java
17 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
18 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
18 15 (13.39%) SharePoint
18 15 (13.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 13 (11.61%) Digital Media

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 15 (13.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.46%) CMS
3 2 (1.79%) WordPress
4 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.89%) Drupal
4 1 (0.89%) JBoss
4 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 73 (65.18%) Photoshop
2 54 (48.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (18.75%) MS Office
4 18 (16.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
6 12 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (9.82%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (8.04%) InDesign
9 6 (5.36%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (1.79%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (1.79%) Fireworks
10 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
10 2 (1.79%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.89%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.14%) Yammer
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.89%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) Internet
2 11 (9.82%) Intranet
3 2 (1.79%) RIP
3 2 (1.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.89%) MySQL
1 1 (0.89%) Neo4j
1 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Axure RP
2 9 (8.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 9 (8.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.04%) Mercurial
3 8 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 8 (7.14%) WebStorm
4 5 (4.46%) Selenium
5 4 (3.57%) Grunt
5 4 (3.57%) gulp
5 4 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.68%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (2.68%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.89%) Mocha
General
1 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 20 (17.86%) Marketing
3 11 (9.82%) Multimedia
4 8 (7.14%) Banking
4 8 (7.14%) Publishing
5 7 (6.25%) Retail
6 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) Front Office
8 1 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (58.04%) Designer
2 32 (28.57%) Developer
3 19 (16.96%) UX Designer
4 16 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
5 14 (12.50%) Digital Designer
5 14 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (10.71%) Visual Designer
7 9 (8.04%) UI Designer
7 9 (8.04%) Web Designer
8 7 (6.25%) Digital UX Designer
8 7 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (5.36%) HTML Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Intranet Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Junior
9 6 (5.36%) Junior Designer
10 5 (4.46%) Consultant
10 5 (4.46%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Junior Digital Designer
11 4 (3.57%) Junior UX Designer
11 4 (3.57%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (44.64%) HTML
2 34 (30.36%) CSS
3 18 (16.07%) HTML5
3 18 (16.07%) jQuery
4 15 (13.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (11.61%) CSS3
6 12 (10.71%) Flash
7 11 (9.82%) Ajax
7 11 (9.82%) REST
8 10 (8.93%) PhoneGap
9 6 (5.36%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.36%) CGI
9 6 (5.36%) Node.js
9 6 (5.36%) Sass
10 4 (3.57%) XML
11 2 (1.79%) Apache Flex
11 2 (1.79%) WAP
11 2 (1.79%) WPF
12 1 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (58.04%) User Experience
2 26 (23.21%) Mobile App
3 13 (11.61%) Digital Media
4 11 (9.82%) Social Media
5 9 (8.04%) Psychology
6 8 (7.14%) Wiki
7 7 (6.25%) Animation
8 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.68%) e-Learning
8 3 (2.68%) RIA
9 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.79%) Fintech
9 2 (1.79%) iPhone
9 2 (1.79%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.79%) SCORM
9 2 (1.79%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.79%) W3C
10 1 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Android
2 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) Wireframes
2 25 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.43%) Web Design
4 20 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (16.07%) Front End Development
6 17 (15.18%) Typography
6 17 (15.18%) Web Development
7 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.61%) Project Management
9 12 (10.71%) UX Design
10 9 (8.04%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (8.04%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (6.25%) Prototyping
13 6 (5.36%) Content Development
13 6 (5.36%) Content Management
14 5 (4.46%) Functional Testing
15 4 (3.57%) Infographics
15 4 (3.57%) Unit Testing
16 3 (2.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 16 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (7.14%) Dart
3 8 (7.14%) ECMAScript
3 8 (7.14%) TypeScript
4 5 (4.46%) PHP
5 2 (1.79%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.79%) Python
5 2 (1.79%) SQL
5 2 (1.79%) XAML
6 1 (0.89%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.89%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.89%) ES6
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (24.11%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (47.32%) Adobe
2 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.79%) Quark
4 1 (0.89%) IBM
4 1 (0.89%) SAP
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