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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphics Designer
Rank 566 549 544
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 34 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.049% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.053% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 23
Average daily rate
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£250 £256 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -11.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £153 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £393 £209
% change year-on-year
-29.93% +88.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £19.30 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -6 34 £250 -2.43% 14
London 0 18 £250 +5.26% 3
South East -8 8 £275 -29.93%
City of London +24 6 £250 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire +9 2 £228 - 2
West Yorkshire +6 2 £228 -
East of England -20 2 £275 -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Surrey -4 1 - -
North West -5 1 - - 5
Hampshire -8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 2
Northern Ireland - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Preston - - - - 1
Redditch - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 56 (71.79%) Photoshop
2 47 (60.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 44 (56.41%) Adobe
4 26 (33.33%) HTML
5 24 (30.77%) CSS
6 21 (26.92%) InDesign
6 21 (26.92%) Marketing
7 16 (20.51%) Graphic Design
8 13 (16.67%) Web Design
8 13 (16.67%) Flash
9 12 (15.38%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (11.54%) Advertising
10 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
11 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.26%) Motion Graphics
12 7 (8.97%) HTML5
12 7 (8.97%) Animation
12 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (8.97%) CINEMA 4D
12 7 (8.97%) Multimedia
12 7 (8.97%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
13 6 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (7.69%) Degree
14 5 (6.41%) French Language
14 5 (6.41%) jQuery
14 5 (6.41%) Banking
15 4 (5.13%) Games
15 4 (5.13%) E-Learning
15 4 (5.13%) Java

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.28%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 56 (71.79%) Photoshop
2 47 (60.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (26.92%) InDesign
4 12 (15.38%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (8.97%) CINEMA 4D
6 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 3 (3.85%) MS Office
7 3 (3.85%) Acrobat
7 3 (3.85%) Fireworks
8 2 (2.56%) Maya
8 2 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (2.56%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (1.28%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.28%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (26.92%) Marketing
2 9 (11.54%) Advertising
3 7 (8.97%) Multimedia
4 5 (6.41%) French Language
4 5 (6.41%) Banking
5 4 (5.13%) Games
6 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 3 (3.85%) Publishing
6 3 (3.85%) Finance
6 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) HTML
2 24 (30.77%) CSS
3 13 (16.67%) Flash
4 7 (8.97%) HTML5
5 5 (6.41%) jQuery
6 4 (5.13%) CSS3
7 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.56%) Sass
8 2 (2.56%) LESS
8 2 (2.56%) WPF
8 2 (2.56%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.28%) XML
9 1 (1.28%) .NET
9 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.28%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Graphic Design
2 8 (10.26%) Motion Graphics
3 7 (8.97%) Animation
4 6 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (5.13%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.56%) Social Media
6 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) W3C
7 1 (1.28%) Photography
7 1 (1.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Web Design
2 3 (3.85%) Workflow
2 3 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (2.56%) Time Management
3 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (2.56%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) CRM
3 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
3 2 (2.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (1.28%) Project Management
4 1 (1.28%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (1.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (1.28%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) ActionScript
3 2 (2.56%) XAML
3 2 (2.56%) C
4 1 (1.28%) C++
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) SQL
4 1 (1.28%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 44 (56.41%) Adobe
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) SAP
3 1 (1.28%) Lotus
3 1 (1.28%) Apple
3 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.28%) Sony
3 1 (1.28%) Perforce
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