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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 509 483 475
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 91 112 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £225 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.30%

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
16926 16915 15102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.33% 31.05% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10398 10470 9012
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 656 657
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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 -27 88 £300 -14.28% 48
London -6 50 £325 -3.70% 16
South East -27 18 £166 -55.36% 7
Berkshire +2 14 £133 -64.66%
City of London +7 13 £325 -17.46% 4
East of England +11 7 £275 - 3
South West +6 6 £325 -22.38% 3
Bracknell +1 6 £133 -66.87%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £350 - 2
Chippenham - 5 £375 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -13 4 £289 +28.33% 2
West Yorkshire -16 3 £289 +30.50% 1
North West -19 3 £275 - 9
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
Manchester -13 2 - - 3
Leeds -18 2 £289 -6.47%
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 - 3
Altrincham - 2 - -
Guildford +7 1 £230 -8.00%
Hertfordshire +3 1 £200 - 1
Edinburgh +2 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Scotland -3 1 - - 1
Surrey -10 1 £230 -29.82%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - - 2
West Midlands -15 1 - - 7
Bradford -21 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £350 - 2

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 105 (54.12%) User Experience
2 96 (49.48%) HTML
3 89 (45.88%) CSS
4 75 (38.66%) Photoshop
5 61 (31.44%) JavaScript
6 58 (29.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 51 (26.29%) Adobe
8 42 (21.65%) HTML5
9 41 (21.13%) jQuery
10 37 (19.07%) Information Architecture
11 30 (15.46%) CSS3
11 30 (15.46%) Degree
12 29 (14.95%) Microsoft
12 29 (14.95%) Web Design
13 27 (13.92%) Marketing
13 27 (13.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 27 (13.92%) Mobile App
14 23 (11.86%) E-Commerce
15 22 (11.34%) Axure RP
16 21 (10.82%) .NET
17 20 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (10.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 18 (9.28%) Apple iOS
19 16 (8.25%) Retail
20 15 (7.73%) DHTML
20 15 (7.73%) PHP
21 14 (7.22%) Finance
21 14 (7.22%) Photography
22 13 (6.70%) SQL Server
22 13 (6.70%) MS Excel

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (3.61%) Node.js
2 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.58%) CMS
4 3 (1.55%) Drupal
5 2 (1.03%) WordPress
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 75 (38.66%) Photoshop
2 58 (29.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (10.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (6.70%) MS Excel
5 12 (6.19%) MS Visio
6 10 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (5.15%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (4.64%) Adobe After Effects
8 8 (4.12%) MS Office
9 5 (2.58%) Acrobat
9 5 (2.58%) InDesign
10 4 (2.06%) Fireworks
11 3 (1.55%) MS Project
12 1 (0.52%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.52%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.52%) Maya
12 1 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Tridion
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.09%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.61%) QlikView
3 4 (2.06%) MySQL
3 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (11.34%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.15%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (2.58%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.55%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.55%) Selenium
6 3 (1.55%) WebStorm
6 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.52%) Sublime Text
General
1 27 (13.92%) Marketing
2 16 (8.25%) Retail
3 14 (7.22%) Finance
4 10 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.12%) Multimedia
6 7 (3.61%) Interactive Media
6 7 (3.61%) Games
7 5 (2.58%) Publishing
8 4 (2.06%) Law
9 3 (1.55%) Banking
10 2 (1.03%) Advertising
10 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.03%) Front Office
11 1 (0.52%) Electronics
11 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.52%) Automotive
11 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 122 (62.89%) Designer
2 47 (24.23%) Developer
3 44 (22.68%) UI Designer
4 38 (19.59%) UX Designer
5 29 (14.95%) Web Designer
6 27 (13.92%) Graphic Designer
7 14 (7.22%) Front-End Developer
8 12 (6.19%) Visual Designer
9 11 (5.67%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Architect
11 7 (3.61%) QlikView Developer
11 7 (3.61%) User Experience Architect
11 7 (3.61%) Photoshop Designer
12 6 (3.09%) UI Programmer
12 6 (3.09%) UI Developer
13 5 (2.58%) Senior Designer
13 5 (2.58%) Consultant
13 5 (2.58%) Junior
14 4 (2.06%) .NET Developer
14 4 (2.06%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (49.48%) HTML
2 89 (45.88%) CSS
3 42 (21.65%) HTML5
4 41 (21.13%) jQuery
5 30 (15.46%) CSS3
6 21 (10.82%) .NET
7 15 (7.73%) DHTML
8 12 (6.19%) Ajax
9 11 (5.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (5.15%) JSON
11 8 (4.12%) Flash
11 8 (4.12%) XML
12 7 (3.61%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.58%) XSLT
14 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET
14 4 (2.06%) PhoneGap
14 4 (2.06%) Sass
14 4 (2.06%) LESS
15 3 (1.55%) Symfony
15 3 (1.55%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 105 (54.12%) User Experience
2 27 (13.92%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.22%) Photography
4 11 (5.67%) Human Factors
5 8 (4.12%) Visualisation
6 6 (3.09%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (3.09%) Motion Graphics
6 6 (3.09%) Animation
7 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.06%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.06%) E-Learning
8 4 (2.06%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.06%) Social Media
9 3 (1.55%) Video Editing
9 3 (1.55%) NHS
9 3 (1.55%) Equities
10 2 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.28%) Apple iOS
2 12 (6.19%) Android
3 2 (1.03%) Windows
3 2 (1.03%) Linux
4 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.07%) Information Architecture
2 29 (14.95%) Web Design
3 27 (13.92%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (11.86%) E-Commerce
5 20 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.19%) Web Development
7 10 (5.15%) Data Modelling
8 9 (4.64%) Analytics
9 7 (3.61%) Time Management
9 7 (3.61%) MVC
10 6 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.09%) UX Design
11 5 (2.58%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (2.58%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (2.58%) Project Management
11 5 (2.58%) OO
11 5 (2.58%) Workflow
12 4 (2.06%) Scrum
12 4 (2.06%) 3D Rendering
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.44%) JavaScript
2 15 (7.73%) PHP
3 12 (6.19%) SQL
4 7 (3.61%) Java
5 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.06%) VBScript
6 4 (2.06%) C
6 4 (2.06%) C#
7 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.55%) ECMAScript
7 3 (1.55%) Dart
8 2 (1.03%) Ruby
8 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.52%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) Delphi
9 1 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) XAML
9 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (15.46%) Degree
2 5 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) QA
Vendors
1 51 (26.29%) Adobe
2 29 (14.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.09%) Apple
3 6 (3.09%) Google
4 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.52%) SAP
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle
4 1 (0.52%) Telerik
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