The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphics Designer
Rank 537 530 503
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 40 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.064% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.069% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 11
Average daily rate
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£225 £252 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £260 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £180
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 39 £225 -10.71% 20
London +10 15 £175 -16.66% 3
South East -27 11 £348 +33.65% 7
Oxford -14 6 - - 1
Oxfordshire -17 6 - - 4
North West - 6 £300 - 4
City of London +13 4 £175 +59.09% 1
Surrey -7 4 £348 +45.70%
East Midlands - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 £300 -
Berkshire -3 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
East of England - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Durham - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 49 (67.12%) Photoshop
2 45 (61.64%) Adobe
3 37 (50.68%) HTML
4 30 (41.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (39.73%) CSS
6 22 (30.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 19 (26.03%) HTML5
8 18 (24.66%) User Experience
8 18 (24.66%) Graphic Design
9 17 (23.29%) InDesign
9 17 (23.29%) CSS3
10 16 (21.92%) Marketing
11 13 (17.81%) Dreamweaver
12 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
13 11 (15.07%) Fireworks
13 11 (15.07%) Banking
13 11 (15.07%) jQuery
14 10 (13.70%) MooTools
14 10 (13.70%) Degree
14 10 (13.70%) MS PowerPoint
14 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (13.70%) Apple
14 10 (13.70%) XML
14 10 (13.70%) Node.js
14 10 (13.70%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
15 9 (12.33%) W3C
16 8 (10.96%) Web Design
16 8 (10.96%) Web Development
16 8 (10.96%) Microsoft

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 10 (13.70%) Node.js
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (67.12%) Photoshop
2 30 (41.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (30.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (23.29%) InDesign
5 11 (15.07%) Fireworks
6 10 (13.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (6.85%) CINEMA 4D
7 5 (6.85%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
8 4 (5.48%) MS Office
9 2 (2.74%) Acrobat
10 1 (1.37%) QuarkXPress
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (21.92%) Marketing
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Finance
4 5 (6.85%) Retail
5 3 (4.11%) Automotive
5 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Publishing
7 1 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.68%) HTML
2 29 (39.73%) CSS
3 19 (26.03%) HTML5
4 17 (23.29%) CSS3
5 11 (15.07%) jQuery
6 10 (13.70%) MooTools
6 10 (13.70%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
6 10 (13.70%) XML
7 7 (9.59%) SVG
8 4 (5.48%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Graphic Design
1 18 (24.66%) User Experience
2 9 (12.33%) W3C
3 5 (6.85%) Motion Graphics
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.37%) BBC
6 1 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.37%) Animation
6 1 (1.37%) Photography
6 1 (1.37%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.96%) Web Development
2 8 (10.96%) Web Design
3 6 (8.22%) Time Management
4 3 (4.11%) Information Architecture
4 3 (4.11%) Project Management
5 1 (1.37%) Workflow
5 1 (1.37%) PLM
5 1 (1.37%) Wealth Management
5 1 (1.37%) Content Management
5 1 (1.37%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) HND
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Adobe
2 10 (13.70%) Apple
3 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.37%) Quark
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Rate: £195 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 80 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago