The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Graphic Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graphics Designer
UK
Rank 584 596 576
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 11 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.044% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.047% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 13
Median daily rate £165 £158 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £143 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £265 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £165 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £19.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Graphic Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Graphic Designer in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 11 £165 +10.00% 15
London +8 6 £165 +10.00% 3
Hampshire +16 3 £130 -45.26%
South East +14 3 £130 -35.40% 3
Basingstoke - 3 £130 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £220 - 2
Leeds - 2 £220 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £220 -
City of London -7 1 - -

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Graphic Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 18 (58.06%) Adobe
2 15 (48.39%) Photoshop
2 15 (48.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (35.48%) Marketing
4 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 9 (29.03%) Animation
6 8 (25.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (19.35%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (16.13%) Social Media
8 5 (16.13%) Motion Graphics
8 5 (16.13%) User Experience
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) Games
8 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) InDesign
9 4 (12.90%) Web Design
9 4 (12.90%) MS Office
9 4 (12.90%) Flash
9 4 (12.90%) HTML5
9 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (12.90%) Video Editing
9 4 (12.90%) CINEMA 4D
9 4 (12.90%) Typography
9 4 (12.90%) Infographics
10 3 (9.68%) Wireframes
10 3 (9.68%) Time Management
10 3 (9.68%) Web Analytics
10 3 (9.68%) Analytics

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 15 (48.39%) Photoshop
2 8 (25.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (19.35%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (12.90%) CINEMA 4D
4 4 (12.90%) InDesign
4 4 (12.90%) MS Office
5 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
6 2 (6.45%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (3.23%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (35.48%) Marketing
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Games
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) German Language
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) Flash
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (3.23%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Animation
2 5 (16.13%) Motion Graphics
2 5 (16.13%) Social Media
2 5 (16.13%) User Experience
3 4 (12.90%) Video Editing
4 2 (6.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Infographics
1 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (12.90%) Typography
1 4 (12.90%) Web Design
2 3 (9.68%) Analytics
2 3 (9.68%) Project Management
2 3 (9.68%) Time Management
2 3 (9.68%) Web Analytics
2 3 (9.68%) Wireframes
3 2 (6.45%) B2B
3 2 (6.45%) B2C
3 2 (6.45%) Brand Management
3 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Content Management
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
4 1 (3.23%) Online Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.23%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Adobe
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Quark
3 1 (3.23%) SAP