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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 475 473 434
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -39
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 102 88 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 63
Average daily rate
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£375 £280 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £281 £285
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £26.46 £27.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.66 £16.35 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.78 £32.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.35 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +57.14%

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
15183 14896 13614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 30.60% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9578 9211 8157
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 611 806
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.86 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -10 100 £363 +28.31% 48
London +16 46 £350 +25.00% 17
City of London +22 16 £375 +61.29% 5
South East -39 16 £275 -6.77% 14
South West - 11 £375 - 2
North East - 8 £450 -
Berkshire -2 7 £375 -6.25% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £463 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £463 -
Yorkshire +1 6 £320 - 4
North West -2 6 £300 +4.34% 3
East of England -3 5 £306 +104.16% 3
Maidenhead +9 3 £375 +114.28%
Manchester -3 3 £406 +41.30% 2
Surrey -7 3 £270 +20.00% 2
Warwickshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 2
East Sussex - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £320 - 2
Brighton - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
Slough -4 2 £425 -
Hampshire -31 2 £275 -6.77% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Sheffield - 2 - - 2
Bedford +1 1 £338 -
North Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Bracknell -1 1 £175 -56.25% 3
Bedfordshire -12 1 £338 -
Southampton -14 1 £275 -15.38%

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 101 (55.80%) User Experience
2 92 (50.83%) HTML
2 92 (50.83%) Photoshop
3 80 (44.20%) CSS
4 71 (39.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 61 (33.70%) JavaScript
6 53 (29.28%) Adobe
7 33 (18.23%) HTML5
8 32 (17.68%) Web Design
9 31 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (17.13%) Information Architecture
10 30 (16.57%) jQuery
11 28 (15.47%) Degree
12 27 (14.92%) Finance
13 26 (14.36%) Web Development
13 26 (14.36%) Microsoft
14 21 (11.60%) Axure RP
14 21 (11.60%) E-Commerce
15 20 (11.05%) CSS3
15 20 (11.05%) Mobile App
16 19 (10.50%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (10.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 19 (10.50%) Apple iOS
16 19 (10.50%) Flash
16 19 (10.50%) Adobe After Effects
17 17 (9.39%) .NET
18 16 (8.84%) Scrum
19 15 (8.29%) XML
19 15 (8.29%) JSON
20 14 (7.73%) DHTML

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.76%) CMS
2 3 (1.66%) WordPress
3 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.10%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.55%) Drupal
4 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 92 (50.83%) Photoshop
2 71 (39.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (10.50%) Adobe After Effects
3 19 (10.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (7.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (6.63%) MS Visio
6 11 (6.08%) MS Excel
7 8 (4.42%) InDesign
8 7 (3.87%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (3.87%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (2.76%) Acrobat
9 5 (2.76%) MS Office
10 4 (2.21%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (1.66%) Maya
12 2 (1.10%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Shopify
2 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) QlikView
3 6 (3.31%) MySQL
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (11.60%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.21%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (14.92%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Marketing
3 10 (5.52%) Retail
3 10 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.97%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.31%) Publishing
5 6 (3.31%) Interactive Media
6 5 (2.76%) Games
7 4 (2.21%) German Language
7 4 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.66%) Front Office
9 2 (1.10%) Advertising
9 2 (1.10%) Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.55%) Automotive
10 1 (0.55%) Law
10 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (62.43%) Designer
2 39 (21.55%) Developer
2 39 (21.55%) UX Designer
3 25 (13.81%) Web Designer
3 25 (13.81%) UI Designer
4 18 (9.94%) Graphic Designer
5 10 (5.52%) Web Developer
5 10 (5.52%) Visual Designer
6 8 (4.42%) Creative Designer
7 7 (3.87%) Creative Web Designer
7 7 (3.87%) User Experience Architect
7 7 (3.87%) QlikView Developer
7 7 (3.87%) Architect
7 7 (3.87%) E-Learning Developer
8 6 (3.31%) Instructional Designer
8 6 (3.31%) Photoshop Designer
8 6 (3.31%) Author
8 6 (3.31%) Technical Author
8 6 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (2.76%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (50.83%) HTML
2 80 (44.20%) CSS
3 33 (18.23%) HTML5
4 30 (16.57%) jQuery
5 20 (11.05%) CSS3
6 19 (10.50%) Flash
7 17 (9.39%) .NET
8 15 (8.29%) XML
8 15 (8.29%) JSON
9 14 (7.73%) DHTML
10 7 (3.87%) Ajax
11 5 (2.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.21%) Sass
12 4 (2.21%) XSLT
13 3 (1.66%) LESS
14 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
14 2 (1.10%) Sphinx
15 1 (0.55%) Backbone.js
15 1 (0.55%) KnockoutJS
15 1 (0.55%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 101 (55.80%) User Experience
2 20 (11.05%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.63%) E-Learning
4 11 (6.08%) Human Factors
5 8 (4.42%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.31%) Photography
7 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.76%) W3C
8 5 (2.76%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.76%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.76%) Psychology
9 4 (2.21%) Video Editing
9 4 (2.21%) Equities
9 4 (2.21%) Motion Graphics
10 3 (1.66%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.66%) Social Gaming
10 3 (1.66%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.50%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.08%) Android
3 1 (0.55%) Windows
3 1 (0.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.68%) Web Design
2 31 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.13%) Information Architecture
3 26 (14.36%) Web Development
4 21 (11.60%) E-Commerce
5 19 (10.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (8.84%) Scrum
7 11 (6.08%) Web Accessibility
8 10 (5.52%) UX Design
9 9 (4.97%) Analytics
10 8 (4.42%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.87%) Project Management
11 7 (3.87%) Workflow
11 7 (3.87%) Usability Testing
12 6 (3.31%) Time Management
12 6 (3.31%) Content Management
12 6 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.31%) Waterfall
13 5 (2.76%) iOS Development
13 5 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 61 (33.70%) JavaScript
2 11 (6.08%) PHP
3 10 (5.52%) SQL
4 4 (2.21%) ActionScript
4 4 (2.21%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (2.21%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (1.66%) Lua
5 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.66%) VBScript
6 2 (1.10%) Python
6 2 (1.10%) Java
6 2 (1.10%) C
6 2 (1.10%) C#
7 1 (0.55%) Delphi
7 1 (0.55%) XAML
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (15.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (29.28%) Adobe
2 26 (14.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.87%) Apple
4 5 (2.76%) Google
5 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle
6 1 (0.55%) Quark
6 1 (0.55%) ESRI
6 1 (0.55%) Telerik
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