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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphics Designer
Rank 557 560 532
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 37 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.072% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.078% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 12
Average daily rate
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£200 £288 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +37.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £158 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £362 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £288 £180
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +59.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £16.54 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.23% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.24 £19.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.31 £21.00 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-1.97% -8.69%

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
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 24 April 2015.

Graphic Designer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Graphic Designer
Top 20 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 April 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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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 -5 36 £200 -30.43% 16
London +19 25 £194 -29.54% 6
City of London +19 6 £186 -50.33% 1
South East -16 5 £220 -26.78% 1
Berkshire -6 3 £209 -38.19% 1
Manchester -12 2 - - 2
North West -20 2 - - 2
South West - 2 £275 - 2
Altrincham - 2 - - 1
East of England +16 1 £200 - 4
Reading +1 1 £220 -
Hertfordshire +1 1 £200 -
Newbury -7 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £198 -
Bristol - 1 £275 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £248 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Graphic Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (50.65%) Adobe
2 33 (42.86%) Photoshop
3 30 (38.96%) HTML
4 27 (35.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 26 (33.77%) CSS
5 26 (33.77%) Graphic Design
6 23 (29.87%) Degree
6 23 (29.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (23.38%) Marketing
8 14 (18.18%) InDesign
9 12 (15.58%) User Experience
10 9 (11.69%) HTML5
11 8 (10.39%) Information Architecture
11 8 (10.39%) CSS3
11 8 (10.39%) Web Design
11 8 (10.39%) Retail
12 7 (9.09%) Project Management
12 7 (9.09%) Apple
13 6 (7.79%) Finance
13 6 (7.79%) Law
14 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (6.49%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (6.49%) Fireworks
15 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
15 4 (5.19%) Photography
15 4 (5.19%) Social Media
15 4 (5.19%) Motion Graphics
15 4 (5.19%) Digital Media
15 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
16 3 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design

Graphic Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (2.60%) CMS
1 2 (2.60%) WordPress
1 2 (2.60%) Drupal
1 2 (2.60%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
Applications
1 33 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 27 (35.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (29.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (18.18%) InDesign
5 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (6.49%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (6.49%) Fireworks
6 3 (3.90%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (3.90%) MS Office
6 3 (3.90%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (23.38%) Marketing
2 8 (10.39%) Retail
3 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Law
4 2 (2.60%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Publishing
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) HTML
2 26 (33.77%) CSS
3 9 (11.69%) HTML5
4 8 (10.39%) CSS3
5 2 (2.60%) SVG
5 2 (2.60%) XML
5 2 (2.60%) jQuery
5 2 (2.60%) MooTools
5 2 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Graphic Design
2 12 (15.58%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Photography
3 4 (5.19%) Social Media
3 4 (5.19%) Motion Graphics
3 4 (5.19%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) Animation
4 3 (3.90%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.60%) W3C
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Open Source
6 1 (1.30%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.30%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.30%) FMCG
6 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.39%) Information Architecture
1 8 (10.39%) Web Design
2 7 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (3.90%) Time Management
3 3 (3.90%) Content Management
3 3 (3.90%) Web Development
3 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
4 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.30%) Email Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) PLM
5 1 (1.30%) B2B
5 1 (1.30%) B2C
5 1 (1.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) HND
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) Adobe
2 7 (9.09%) Apple
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) hybris
4 1 (1.30%) HubSpot
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