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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 581 565 574
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 53 99 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.52% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 24
Median daily rate £350 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Median hourly rate £20.53 £22.51 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% +25.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £14.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £103.05 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £81.75 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-85.93% +808.33%

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
17813 18953 18515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.49% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11509 11900 11078
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 765 780
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.44 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 27 August 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 27 August 2016.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 25 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 27 August 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 -29 51 £350 +16.66% 36
London -15 26 £363 +42.15% 10
East of England +26 12 £375 +150.00% 1
South East 0 9 £350 -13.84% 5
Cambridgeshire +29 8 £375 +4.16%
Berkshire +10 7 £425 -
Cambridge +23 4 £375 +4.16%
Reading +19 4 £425 -
City of London +24 2 £256 -17.67% 5
Scotland +12 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire +9 2 - - 1
South West +6 2 £350 -3.44% 1
Bracknell -1 2 - -
Hampshire -6 2 £338 -3.57% 3
Birmingham -14 2 £165 -40.00%
West Midlands -32 2 £165 -40.00% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £350 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £388 -
Swindon - 2 £350 -
Watford +2 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £425 -
Bedford - 1 £350 -
Feltham - 1 - -

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 68 (60.18%) Photoshop
2 57 (50.44%) User Experience
3 49 (43.36%) HTML
4 48 (42.48%) Adobe
5 45 (39.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 38 (33.63%) CSS
7 37 (32.74%) Wireframes
8 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
9 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (21.24%) Mobile App
11 22 (19.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (18.58%) HTML5
13 20 (17.70%) CSS3
14 19 (16.81%) Degree
15 18 (15.93%) Finance
15 18 (15.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 18 (15.93%) Front End Development
16 17 (15.04%) Java
16 17 (15.04%) Web Design
17 16 (14.16%) jQuery
17 16 (14.16%) MS Office
18 15 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (12.39%) Marketing
20 13 (11.50%) Web Development
20 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
20 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
20 13 (11.50%) UX Design
20 13 (11.50%) REST
20 13 (11.50%) Typography
21 12 (10.62%) OmniGraffle

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 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.19%) CMS
3 4 (3.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.77%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (60.18%) Photoshop
2 45 (39.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (15.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (14.16%) MS Office
5 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
5 12 (10.62%) OmniGraffle
6 10 (8.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (6.19%) InDesign
8 4 (3.54%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (1.77%) 3ds Max
9 2 (1.77%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
9 2 (1.77%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.88%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (2.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.31%) Yammer
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Internet
2 8 (7.08%) Intranet
3 2 (1.77%) RIP
3 2 (1.77%) WebEx
4 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.88%) MySQL
1 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
1 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.85%) Mercurial
3 9 (7.96%) Axure RP
3 9 (7.96%) gulp
4 8 (7.08%) Grunt
4 8 (7.08%) Jasmine
5 6 (5.31%) IntelliJ
5 6 (5.31%) WebStorm
6 5 (4.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.54%) Mocha
8 3 (2.65%) PhantomJS
8 3 (2.65%) Selenium
9 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.88%) Bower
10 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Marketing
3 12 (10.62%) Retail
4 7 (6.19%) Banking
4 7 (6.19%) Multimedia
5 6 (5.31%) Publishing
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (57.52%) Designer
2 38 (33.63%) Developer
3 19 (16.81%) UX Designer
4 14 (12.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (11.50%) Digital Designer
6 11 (9.73%) Graphic Designer
7 10 (8.85%) UI Designer
8 9 (7.96%) Junior
8 9 (7.96%) Junior Designer
9 8 (7.08%) Digital UX Designer
9 8 (7.08%) Junior Digital Designer
9 8 (7.08%) Junior UX Designer
9 8 (7.08%) Visual Designer
10 7 (6.19%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Web Designer
11 6 (5.31%) HTML Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Intranet Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (3.54%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (43.36%) HTML
2 38 (33.63%) CSS
3 21 (18.58%) HTML5
4 20 (17.70%) CSS3
5 16 (14.16%) jQuery
6 15 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (11.50%) REST
8 10 (8.85%) CGI
8 10 (8.85%) Node.js
9 9 (7.96%) Ajax
9 9 (7.96%) PhoneGap
10 8 (7.08%) Sass
11 7 (6.19%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.19%) Flash
12 4 (3.54%) Apache Cordova
12 4 (3.54%) Express
12 4 (3.54%) Polymer
12 4 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.54%) Spring
12 4 (3.54%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 57 (50.44%) User Experience
2 24 (21.24%) Mobile App
3 11 (9.73%) Social Media
4 9 (7.96%) Animation
4 9 (7.96%) e-Learning
5 8 (7.08%) Digital Media
6 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.31%) Wiki
8 5 (4.42%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (4.42%) Psychology
9 4 (3.54%) Video Editing
10 3 (2.65%) iPhone
10 3 (2.65%) Learning Management System
10 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.77%) Fintech
11 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.77%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (1.77%) SCORM
11 2 (1.77%) W3C
12 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Android
2 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) Wireframes
2 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.47%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (15.93%) Front End Development
5 17 (15.04%) Web Design
6 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.50%) Typography
6 13 (11.50%) UX Design
6 13 (11.50%) Web Development
7 12 (10.62%) Project Management
8 9 (7.96%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (6.19%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.19%) Prototyping
9 7 (6.19%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.19%) Workflow
10 6 (5.31%) Content Development
10 6 (5.31%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (5.31%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (4.42%) Content Management
11 5 (4.42%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.04%) Java
3 7 (6.19%) TypeScript
4 6 (5.31%) Dart
4 6 (5.31%) ECMAScript
5 4 (3.54%) ES6
5 4 (3.54%) PHP
6 2 (1.77%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.77%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 48 (42.48%) Adobe
2 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.77%) Quark
4 1 (0.88%) Apple
4 1 (0.88%) IBM
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) Spredfast