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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 582 550 531
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -19
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 59 88 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.51% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 58 56
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £133 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.21% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £26.25 £28.69 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% +237.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.15 £28.69 £8.50
% change year-on-year
-64.62% +237.52%

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
17740 17249 16743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.03% 31.83% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11477 10510 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 715 748
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 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 25 May 2016.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 26 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 25 May 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 -48 52 £325 - 27
London -5 35 £325 -10.34% 12
City of London +44 10 £363 -3.33% 2
East of England +8 7 £360 +30.90% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £360 +2.85%
Cambridge +7 3 £360 +2.85%
South East -23 3 £190 +43.39% 4
Hertfordshire +12 2 £275 +37.50% 1
Birmingham +2 2 £150 -60.00%
Yorkshire 0 2 £363 +36.79% 4
West Yorkshire -3 2 £363 +25.54% 3
Manchester -5 2 £150 -
Leeds -5 2 £363 +25.54% 3
Edinburgh -5 2 £388 -
West Midlands -10 2 £150 -55.55% 1
North West -11 2 £150 -45.45%
Scotland -12 2 £388 - 2
Surrey - 2 £190 -
Weybridge - 2 £190 -
Bristol +1 1 £413 +13.79%
South West -15 1 £413 +17.85% 2
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Belfast - 1 £401 -
Hook - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £401 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £401 -

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 70 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 58 (51.79%) User Experience
3 52 (46.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 49 (43.75%) HTML
5 48 (42.86%) Adobe
6 35 (31.25%) CSS
7 27 (24.11%) Degree
7 27 (24.11%) Wireframes
8 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
9 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (20.54%) Finance
11 22 (19.64%) Web Design
11 22 (19.64%) Mobile App
12 21 (18.75%) HTML5
12 21 (18.75%) Marketing
12 21 (18.75%) jQuery
13 18 (16.07%) MS Office
13 18 (16.07%) Front End Development
14 17 (15.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (15.18%) Typography
14 17 (15.18%) Responsive Web Design
15 16 (14.29%) Axure RP
16 15 (13.39%) SharePoint
16 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
17 14 (12.50%) Web Development
17 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
17 14 (12.50%) Flash
17 14 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 13 (11.61%) CSS3
18 13 (11.61%) Java

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 6 (5.36%) WordPress
3 5 (4.46%) CMS
4 4 (3.57%) Node.js
5 3 (2.68%) Drupal
5 3 (2.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 52 (46.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (16.07%) MS Office
4 14 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 12 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (9.82%) InDesign
7 10 (8.93%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (2.68%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (2.68%) Fireworks
9 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
10 2 (1.79%) Edge Animate
10 2 (1.79%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.14%) Yammer
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) Internet
2 11 (9.82%) Intranet
3 2 (1.79%) RIP
4 1 (0.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 8 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.14%) IntelliJ
2 8 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 8 (7.14%) WebStorm
3 5 (4.46%) Selenium
4 4 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.68%) ERwin
5 3 (2.68%) Grunt
5 3 (2.68%) gulp
5 3 (2.68%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.68%) PhantomJS
General
1 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 21 (18.75%) Marketing
3 10 (8.93%) Multimedia
4 9 (8.04%) Banking
5 8 (7.14%) Publishing
6 5 (4.46%) Retail
7 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.89%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) Front Office
8 1 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (52.68%) Designer
2 33 (29.46%) Developer
3 17 (15.18%) UX Designer
4 15 (13.39%) Graphic Designer
5 12 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (9.82%) Digital Designer
6 11 (9.82%) Visual Designer
7 9 (8.04%) Web Designer
8 7 (6.25%) HTML Developer
8 7 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) Intranet Developer
9 6 (5.36%) UI Designer
9 6 (5.36%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Digital UX Designer
10 5 (4.46%) Junior
10 5 (4.46%) Junior Designer
10 5 (4.46%) User Experience Consultant
11 4 (3.57%) Author
11 4 (3.57%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (43.75%) HTML
2 35 (31.25%) CSS
3 21 (18.75%) HTML5
3 21 (18.75%) jQuery
4 17 (15.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (12.50%) Flash
6 13 (11.61%) CSS3
7 11 (9.82%) Ajax
8 9 (8.04%) PhoneGap
8 9 (8.04%) REST
9 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.46%) Sass
10 4 (3.57%) CGI
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%) Material Design
12 1 (0.89%) RESTful
12 1 (0.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (51.79%) User Experience
2 22 (19.64%) Mobile App
3 11 (9.82%) Digital Media
4 10 (8.93%) Social Media
5 8 (7.14%) Psychology
5 8 (7.14%) Wiki
6 6 (5.36%) Animation
7 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.46%) e-Learning
8 3 (2.68%) RIA
8 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.79%) iPhone
9 2 (1.79%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (1.79%) W3C
10 1 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.89%) SCORM
10 1 (0.89%) Statistics
10 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Android
2 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Unix
3 1 (0.89%) Windows
3 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Wireframes
2 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.64%) Web Design
4 18 (16.07%) Front End Development
5 17 (15.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (15.18%) Typography
6 14 (12.50%) Web Development
7 13 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.82%) Project Management
9 10 (8.93%) UX Design
10 9 (8.04%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (7.14%) Content Development
11 8 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (5.36%) Content Management
12 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.46%) Functional Testing
14 3 (2.68%) Data Modelling
14 3 (2.68%) ETL
14 3 (2.68%) Mobile Application Development
14 3 (2.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.61%) Java
3 8 (7.14%) Dart
3 8 (7.14%) ECMAScript
3 8 (7.14%) TypeScript
4 5 (4.46%) SQL
5 4 (3.57%) PHP
6 3 (2.68%) VBA
7 2 (1.79%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (1.79%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.79%) XAML
8 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (24.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (42.86%) Adobe
2 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.68%) CA
3 3 (2.68%) Informatica
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle
4 2 (1.79%) Quark
5 1 (0.89%) Coremetrics
5 1 (0.89%) SAP
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