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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 580 546 554
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 33 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.059% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.064% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 18
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £91 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £269
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 -23 33 £250 +11.11% 11
London -2 13 £215 +13.15% 3
South East -14 11 £425 +8.28% 4
City of London +20 8 £205 -6.81%
Surrey -4 8 £425 -
East Midlands - 3 £85 -
Yorkshire -1 2 £155 - 2
Birmingham -5 2 - -
West Midlands -18 2 - -
East of England -21 2 £275 +22.22%
Brighton - 2 £150 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £150 - 1
Berkshire +11 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire -9 1 £155 - 1
Leeds - 1 £155 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Southampton - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Watford - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 48 (73.85%) Photoshop
2 45 (69.23%) Adobe
3 34 (52.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (47.69%) HTML
5 27 (41.54%) CSS
6 20 (30.77%) User Experience
7 18 (27.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (21.54%) Marketing
9 13 (20.00%) Graphic Design
9 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
10 12 (18.46%) InDesign
10 12 (18.46%) HTML5
11 11 (16.92%) Banking
11 11 (16.92%) Flash
12 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
13 9 (13.85%) CSS3
13 9 (13.85%) jQuery
13 9 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (13.85%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (12.31%) CINEMA 4D
14 8 (12.31%) Fireworks
14 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
14 8 (12.31%) XML
14 8 (12.31%) MooTools
14 8 (12.31%) Motion Graphics
14 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (12.31%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (12.31%) Node.js

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (12.31%) Node.js
2 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (73.85%) Photoshop
2 34 (52.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (27.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (18.46%) InDesign
5 9 (13.85%) Adobe After Effects
5 9 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (12.31%) CINEMA 4D
6 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
6 8 (12.31%) Fireworks
7 2 (3.08%) Maya
7 2 (3.08%) Acrobat
7 2 (3.08%) MS Office
8 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
8 1 (1.54%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (21.54%) Marketing
2 11 (16.92%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Advertising
5 3 (4.62%) Publishing
5 3 (4.62%) Automotive
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
6 2 (3.08%) Games
6 2 (3.08%) Finance
7 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (47.69%) HTML
2 27 (41.54%) CSS
3 12 (18.46%) HTML5
4 11 (16.92%) Flash
5 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 9 (13.85%) jQuery
6 9 (13.85%) CSS3
7 8 (12.31%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (12.31%) MooTools
7 8 (12.31%) XML
8 5 (7.69%) SVG
9 2 (3.08%) WPF
9 2 (3.08%) Silverlight
9 2 (3.08%) Sass
9 2 (3.08%) LESS
10 1 (1.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) User Experience
2 13 (20.00%) Graphic Design
3 8 (12.31%) Motion Graphics
4 7 (10.77%) W3C
5 4 (6.15%) Animation
6 3 (4.62%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (3.08%) E-Learning
7 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.54%) BBC
8 1 (1.54%) FMCG
8 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.23%) Web Design
3 5 (7.69%) Time Management
3 5 (7.69%) Web Development
4 3 (4.62%) Workflow
5 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.08%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.54%) Project Management
6 1 (1.54%) OO
6 1 (1.54%) CRM
6 1 (1.54%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.08%) XAML
3 1 (1.54%) C
3 1 (1.54%) C++
3 1 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) PHP
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) Adobe
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Apple
4 3 (4.62%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) Quark
5 1 (1.54%) Sony
5 1 (1.54%) Perforce
5 1 (1.54%) Lotus
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
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