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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 523 535 480
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -55
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 99 65 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.37% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 63
Average daily rate
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£323 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £196 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 3
Average hourly rate £22.51 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.02% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.05 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £81.75 £9.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+808.33% -62.10%

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
18011 17485 16779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.63% 32.00% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11335 10583 9950
Average daily rate £420 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 672 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £21.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +17 98 £323 +13.15% 42
London +10 38 £300 +39.69% 22
South East -25 22 £413 +37.50% 4
Hampshire -7 13 £350 - 1
Basingstoke +3 11 £375 +25.00%
City of London -7 11 £324 +60.07% 6
South West +6 10 £363 +126.56% 1
Yorkshire -22 8 £340 +23.63% 2
Berkshire 0 7 £425 +88.88%
East of England -2 7 £150 -
Leeds -15 7 £340 +4.61%
West Yorkshire -20 7 £340 +4.61% 2
West Midlands - 7 £300 - 5
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £225 -
Romford - 5 £240 -
North West -24 4 £158 -19.23% 5
Bracknell -1 3 £425 +88.88%
Cheshire -3 3 £155 -20.51% 1
Somerset - 3 £363 -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £325 -
Crewe - 3 £155 -
Taunton - 3 £363 -
East Midlands -4 2 £400 - 3
Reading -10 2 - -
Oxfordshire -17 2 - - 2
Nottingham - 2 £400 - 2
Bristol - 2 £363 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £400 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £150 -

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 113 (58.85%) HTML
2 106 (55.21%) CSS
3 101 (52.60%) User Experience
4 81 (42.19%) Photoshop
5 75 (39.06%) Adobe
6 73 (38.02%) Adobe Illustrator
7 72 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 42 (21.88%) Web Design
9 38 (19.79%) Marketing
10 32 (16.67%) HTML5
11 31 (16.15%) Mobile App
11 31 (16.15%) Degree
12 30 (15.63%) CSS3
13 29 (15.10%) Responsive Web Design
14 27 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 26 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (13.02%) Sass
17 23 (11.98%) Information Architecture
17 23 (11.98%) jQuery
17 23 (11.98%) Flash
18 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce
18 21 (10.94%) Retail
19 18 (9.38%) Axure RP
20 17 (8.85%) Web Accessibility
20 17 (8.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 17 (8.85%) XHTML
21 15 (7.81%) Ajax
21 15 (7.81%) Photography
22 14 (7.29%) MS Visio
22 14 (7.29%) Macromedia

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (6.77%) CMS
2 12 (6.25%) Node.js
3 5 (2.60%) WordPress
3 5 (2.60%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.56%) Railo
4 3 (1.56%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.56%) Drupal
4 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 81 (42.19%) Photoshop
2 73 (38.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (8.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (7.29%) MS Visio
5 12 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (5.73%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (4.17%) MS Office
8 7 (3.65%) Fireworks
9 6 (3.13%) MS Excel
10 4 (2.08%) MS Project
11 3 (1.56%) Maya
11 3 (1.56%) ZBrush
11 3 (1.56%) InDesign
11 3 (1.56%) FreeHand
12 1 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.52%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Tridion
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.52%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) Internet
2 4 (2.08%) Intranet
3 3 (1.56%) HTTP
3 3 (1.56%) DNS
3 3 (1.56%) SSL
4 2 (1.04%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.60%) SQLite
2 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.52%) QlikView
4 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (9.38%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.21%) Dreamweaver
3 9 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (3.65%) Mercurial
4 7 (3.65%) IntelliJ
4 7 (3.65%) WebStorm
4 7 (3.65%) Grunt
4 7 (3.65%) gulp
5 6 (3.13%) Selenium
6 4 (2.08%) PhantomJS
6 4 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.56%) webpack
7 3 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.56%) JSHint
7 3 (1.56%) QUnit
7 3 (1.56%) Bower
7 3 (1.56%) Maven
8 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (19.79%) Marketing
2 21 (10.94%) Retail
3 9 (4.69%) Multimedia
4 8 (4.17%) Games
5 6 (3.13%) Interactive Media
5 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.60%) Publishing
7 4 (2.08%) Finance
7 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.56%) Advertising
8 3 (1.56%) Law
8 3 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
9 1 (0.52%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (60.42%) Designer
2 41 (21.35%) Developer
3 35 (18.23%) UI Designer
4 34 (17.71%) Web Designer
5 25 (13.02%) Graphic Designer
6 24 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
7 20 (10.42%) UX Designer
8 17 (8.85%) Senior Designer
9 14 (7.29%) Photoshop Designer
9 14 (7.29%) Web Developer
10 13 (6.77%) Author
10 13 (6.77%) Technical Author
11 12 (6.25%) Visual Designer
12 9 (4.69%) UI Programmer
12 9 (4.69%) UI/UX Designer
12 9 (4.69%) UI Developer
12 9 (4.69%) Senior Web Designer
13 8 (4.17%) Consultant
14 7 (3.65%) Architect
14 7 (3.65%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (58.85%) HTML
2 106 (55.21%) CSS
3 32 (16.67%) HTML5
4 30 (15.63%) CSS3
5 27 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 25 (13.02%) Sass
7 23 (11.98%) Flash
7 23 (11.98%) jQuery
8 17 (8.85%) XHTML
9 15 (7.81%) Ajax
10 12 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.21%) REST
12 8 (4.17%) PhoneGap
12 8 (4.17%) .NET
13 7 (3.65%) LESS
14 6 (3.13%) DOM
15 5 (2.60%) XML
15 5 (2.60%) Backbone.js
16 4 (2.08%) JSON
17 3 (1.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 101 (52.60%) User Experience
2 31 (16.15%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.81%) Photography
4 14 (7.29%) W3C
5 12 (6.25%) Video Editing
6 10 (5.21%) Animation
7 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.13%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.60%) Motion Graphics
10 4 (2.08%) Social Media
10 4 (2.08%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.56%) NHS
11 3 (1.56%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.56%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.04%) Copywriting
12 2 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
13 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.65%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (0.52%) Windows
3 1 (0.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.88%) Web Design
2 29 (15.10%) Responsive Web Design
3 26 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.98%) Information Architecture
5 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 17 (8.85%) Web Accessibility
7 12 (6.25%) Scrum
8 11 (5.73%) SEO
9 9 (4.69%) UX Design
9 9 (4.69%) Analytics
10 7 (3.65%) OO
10 7 (3.65%) Content Management
10 7 (3.65%) Web Development
11 6 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (3.13%) MVC
11 6 (3.13%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.60%) Mobile First
12 5 (2.60%) Product Management
12 5 (2.60%) Project Management
12 5 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (4.69%) PHP
3 8 (4.17%) Java
4 7 (3.65%) TypeScript
4 7 (3.65%) Dart
4 7 (3.65%) ECMAScript
5 5 (2.60%) CFML
6 3 (1.56%) SQL
6 3 (1.56%) C
7 2 (1.04%) C#
7 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.04%) VBScript
7 2 (1.04%) VB
7 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.52%) XAML
8 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 31 (16.15%) Degree
2 5 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.21%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 75 (39.06%) Adobe
2 14 (7.29%) Macromedia
3 12 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.13%) Google
5 5 (2.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.52%) Quark
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle
6 1 (0.52%) SAP
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