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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 548 486 501
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +15
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 66 92 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.56% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 59
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £75 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £218 £300
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -62.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.60 £24.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £21.40 £66.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £11.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -74.44%

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
17565 16390 17510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 31.10% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10679 10125 10120
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 661 900
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.80 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -23.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -39 65 £313 +4.16% 49
London -2 29 £288 -26.09% 15
Hampshire -6 15 £350 +5.66% 1
South East -12 15 £350 +366.66% 8
City of London +21 12 £288 -2.87% 4
East of England -19 10 £375 - 4
Yorkshire +1 7 £163 -35.00% 4
Norwich - 6 £325 - 1
Norfolk - 6 £325 - 1
Portsmouth - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £400 +6.66% 1
Cambridge -3 4 £400 +6.66% 1
York +3 3 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire -6 3 £350 - 2
Basingstoke +16 2 - -
North East -34 2 £325 - 7
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
South Yorkshire +8 1 - - 2
North West -4 1 £350 +13.36% 7
West Yorkshire -8 1 - -
South West -26 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 4
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 7
Newport - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 98 (67.59%) HTML
2 82 (56.55%) Photoshop
3 80 (55.17%) CSS
4 69 (47.59%) JavaScript
5 62 (42.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 55 (37.93%) Adobe
7 54 (37.24%) User Experience
8 31 (21.38%) Web Design
8 31 (21.38%) Marketing
9 27 (18.62%) Degree
10 25 (17.24%) XML
11 22 (15.17%) HTML5
12 21 (14.48%) Web Development
13 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
13 20 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (13.10%) Finance
15 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
15 18 (12.41%) Flash
15 18 (12.41%) Android
16 17 (11.72%) PHP
16 17 (11.72%) Internet
16 17 (11.72%) Publishing
16 17 (11.72%) Content Management
17 15 (10.34%) CMS
17 15 (10.34%) Intranet
17 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
17 15 (10.34%) Web Accessibility
17 15 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
17 15 (10.34%) Apple iOS
18 14 (9.66%) Mobile App

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.34%) CMS
3 3 (2.07%) WordPress
3 3 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.07%) Node.js
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 82 (56.55%) Photoshop
2 62 (42.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (9.66%) MS Office
5 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
5 13 (8.97%) Adobe After Effects
6 11 (7.59%) InDesign
7 6 (4.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (2.07%) Maya
9 2 (1.38%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
9 2 (1.38%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.69%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Shopify
2 1 (0.69%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) Internet
2 15 (10.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.28%) MySQL
2 1 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Axure RP
2 6 (4.14%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.07%) Grunt
4 2 (1.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.69%) Bower
5 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.69%) Mocha
5 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.69%) Subversion
5 1 (0.69%) JIRA
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 31 (21.38%) Marketing
2 19 (13.10%) Finance
3 17 (11.72%) Publishing
4 6 (4.14%) Legal
4 6 (4.14%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.45%) Advertising
6 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.76%) Games
6 4 (2.76%) Retail
7 3 (2.07%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (49.66%) Designer
2 50 (34.48%) Developer
3 26 (17.93%) Web Designer
4 16 (11.03%) Graphic Designer
5 15 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (6.21%) UI Developer
7 9 (6.21%) UI Programmer
7 9 (6.21%) Junior
8 8 (5.52%) Coordinator
9 7 (4.83%) Photoshop Designer
9 7 (4.83%) Creative Designer
9 7 (4.83%) Digital Designer
10 6 (4.14%) User Experience Designer
10 6 (4.14%) Visual Designer
10 6 (4.14%) E-Learning Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Author
11 5 (3.45%) Technical Author
11 5 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (67.59%) HTML
2 80 (55.17%) CSS
3 25 (17.24%) XML
4 22 (15.17%) HTML5
5 18 (12.41%) Flash
6 14 (9.66%) XHTML
6 14 (9.66%) JSON
7 13 (8.97%) Ajax
7 13 (8.97%) jQuery
8 11 (7.59%) CSS3
9 10 (6.90%) Backbone.js
10 8 (5.52%) SOAP
11 5 (3.45%) Ext JS
12 4 (2.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.07%) XSLT
13 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.07%) JSP
14 2 (1.38%) .NET
14 2 (1.38%) J2EE
14 2 (1.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 54 (37.24%) User Experience
2 14 (9.66%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.97%) Social Media
4 12 (8.28%) W3C
5 11 (7.59%) Wiki
5 11 (7.59%) Digital Media
6 7 (4.83%) E-Learning
7 5 (3.45%) Equities
7 5 (3.45%) Psychology
8 3 (2.07%) Animation
8 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.38%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.38%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.38%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.69%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.69%) Blog
10 1 (0.69%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.41%) Android
2 15 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.52%) Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Windows
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) Web Design
2 21 (14.48%) Web Development
3 20 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 17 (11.72%) Content Management
5 15 (10.34%) Web Accessibility
6 14 (9.66%) Scrum
7 12 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.28%) Usability Testing
8 11 (7.59%) MVC
8 11 (7.59%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (6.90%) Android Development
10 9 (6.21%) iOS Development
11 8 (5.52%) OOP
12 7 (4.83%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (4.14%) User Experience Design
13 6 (4.14%) Project Management
14 4 (2.76%) SEO
14 4 (2.76%) Analytics
14 4 (2.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.59%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.72%) PHP
3 11 (7.59%) Java
4 6 (4.14%) SQL
5 3 (2.07%) ActionScript
5 3 (2.07%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (1.38%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (1.38%) Python
6 2 (1.38%) Lua
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) C++
7 1 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (18.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Section 508
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) WAI
Vendors
1 55 (37.93%) Adobe
2 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.52%) Apple
4 6 (4.14%) Sencha
5 3 (2.07%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.38%) Nokia
7 1 (0.69%) Lotus
7 1 (0.69%) Quark
7 1 (0.69%) Sony
7 1 (0.69%) Perforce
7 1 (0.69%) Zend
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