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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphics Designer
Rank 599 569 553
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 27 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.083% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.088% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 16
Average daily rate £150 £200 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £125 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £270 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.22%

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graphic Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Graphic Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Graphic Designer
Top 22 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 11 February 2016. 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 -21 23 £150 -25.00% 24
London -1 10 £309 +76.42% 5
South East +15 8 £90 -66.66% 4
Berkshire +11 5 £90 -54.43% 1
North West -18 5 £150 -50.00% 5
Merseyside - 3 £150 - 2
Liverpool - 3 £150 - 1
Reading - 3 £128 -
Newbury +9 2 - -
Manchester -17 2 - - 3
Oldham - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £90 -
City of London +32 1 - -
Scotland -4 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £90 -
Slough - 1 £90 -
Windsor - 1 £90 -
High Wycombe - 1 £90 -
Marlow - 1 £90 -
Paisley - 1 - -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 32 (48.48%) Adobe
3 27 (40.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (34.85%) Graphic Design
5 19 (28.79%) Marketing
6 17 (25.76%) User Experience
7 15 (22.73%) CSS
8 14 (21.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (19.70%) HTML
9 13 (19.70%) Web Design
10 12 (18.18%) Typography
11 11 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (13.64%) InDesign
13 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
13 8 (12.12%) Social Media
14 7 (10.61%) HTML5
14 7 (10.61%) Photography
15 6 (9.09%) Animation
15 6 (9.09%) Motion Graphics
15 6 (9.09%) Flash
15 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
15 6 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
16 5 (7.58%) Digital Media
16 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (7.58%) Degree
17 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
17 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
17 4 (6.06%) jQuery
17 4 (6.06%) CSS3
17 4 (6.06%) Acrobat

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (4.55%) WordPress
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 27 (40.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (21.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
5 9 (13.64%) InDesign
6 4 (6.06%) Acrobat
6 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (4.55%) 3ds Max
7 3 (4.55%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
7 3 (4.55%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (3.03%) FreeHand
8 2 (3.03%) MS Office
9 1 (1.52%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (1.52%) Fireworks
9 1 (1.52%) Maya
9 1 (1.52%) SketchUp
9 1 (1.52%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.52%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (28.79%) Marketing
2 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) French Language
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) German Language
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Local Government
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.52%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) CSS
2 13 (19.70%) HTML
3 7 (10.61%) HTML5
4 6 (9.09%) Flash
5 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (6.06%) CSS3
6 4 (6.06%) jQuery
7 2 (3.03%) XHTML
7 2 (3.03%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) .NET
8 1 (1.52%) JSON
8 1 (1.52%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Graphic Design
2 17 (25.76%) User Experience
3 8 (12.12%) Social Media
4 7 (10.61%) Photography
5 6 (9.09%) Animation
5 6 (9.09%) Motion Graphics
6 5 (7.58%) Digital Media
7 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
8 3 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (4.55%) e-Learning
9 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
9 2 (3.03%) New Media
9 2 (3.03%) Video Editing
10 1 (1.52%) FMCG
10 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
1 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Web Design
2 12 (18.18%) Typography
3 3 (4.55%) Front End Development
3 3 (4.55%) Infographics
3 3 (4.55%) Social Media Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Web Development
3 3 (4.55%) Workflow
4 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.03%) CAD
4 2 (3.03%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (3.03%) Project Management
4 2 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (3.03%) Scrum
4 2 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) Content Management
5 1 (1.52%) Logistics
5 1 (1.52%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.52%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.03%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Adobe
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Quark
3 2 (3.03%) Apple
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
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