The first table below looks at the demand for the Graphic Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 549 532 549
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 39 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.050% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.054% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 17
Average daily rate £263 £218 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £85 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £370 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+49.30% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

Graphic Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graphic Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graphic Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graphic Designer within the UK.

Graphic Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Graphic Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Graphic Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Graphic Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Designer within the UK.

Graphic Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Graphic Designer
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 Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -13 39 £263 +12.29% 14
London -30 13 £263 +5.00% 1
South East - 13 £297 - 6
City of London -6 6 £250 -28.57%
East of England -31 6 - - 1
Surrey - 4 £288 - 1
North West -16 3 £125 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £375 - 2
Cheshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £150 - 1
Cambridgeshire -16 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £250 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £150 - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
North East - - - -
Scotland - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Harrogate - - - -
Kettering - - - -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Graphic Designer in their job title 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 with Graphic Designer in their job title.

1 60 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 51 (72.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 36 (51.43%) Adobe
4 28 (40.00%) Graphic Design
5 27 (38.57%) HTML
6 25 (35.71%) CSS
7 20 (28.57%) InDesign
8 18 (25.71%) Flash
9 17 (24.29%) Marketing
10 15 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
11 13 (18.57%) Advertising
11 13 (18.57%) HTML5
11 13 (18.57%) CSS3
12 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 11 (15.71%) Adobe After Effects
13 11 (15.71%) MS Office
14 9 (12.86%) Apple
14 9 (12.86%) Fireworks
14 9 (12.86%) Intranet
15 8 (11.43%) QuarkXPress
15 8 (11.43%) Finance
15 8 (11.43%) Quicktime
15 8 (11.43%) Web Design
16 7 (10.00%) Acrobat
16 7 (10.00%) Multimedia
16 7 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (10.00%) Animation
17 6 (8.57%) Degree
17 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
17 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Graphic Designer in their job title 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 with Graphic Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 60 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 51 (72.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (28.57%) InDesign
4 11 (15.71%) MS Office
4 11 (15.71%) Adobe After Effects
5 9 (12.86%) Fireworks
6 8 (11.43%) Quicktime
6 8 (11.43%) QuarkXPress
7 7 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (10.00%) Acrobat
8 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
8 2 (2.86%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (2.86%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (1.43%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.43%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (24.29%) Marketing
2 13 (18.57%) Advertising
3 8 (11.43%) Finance
4 7 (10.00%) Multimedia
5 4 (5.71%) Games
5 4 (5.71%) French Language
6 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.29%) Publishing
7 2 (2.86%) Banking
8 1 (1.43%) Retail
8 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) HTML
2 25 (35.71%) CSS
3 18 (25.71%) Flash
4 13 (18.57%) HTML5
4 13 (18.57%) CSS3
5 4 (5.71%) jQuery
6 1 (1.43%) V-Ray
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.00%) Graphic Design
2 7 (10.00%) Animation
3 6 (8.57%) Social Media
4 4 (5.71%) Motion Graphics
5 3 (4.29%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.86%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.86%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) Photography
7 1 (1.43%) Blog
7 1 (1.43%) Online Games
7 1 (1.43%) FMCG
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.43%) Web Design
2 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (7.14%) B2C
4 4 (5.71%) B2B
5 3 (4.29%) Social Media Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Online Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Information Architecture
6 2 (2.86%) Service Management
6 2 (2.86%) ITSM
6 2 (2.86%) Time Management
7 1 (1.43%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.43%) Project Management
7 1 (1.43%) CRM
7 1 (1.43%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.43%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.43%) Data Management
7 1 (1.43%) Content Management
7 1 (1.43%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.29%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) C
3 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.43%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Adobe
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.86%) Apple
4 1 (1.43%) Quark
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) Facebook
4 1 (1.43%) Twitter
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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