The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Visual Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Designer
Rank 603 628 597
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 35 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.027% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.028% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 27
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Visual Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Visual Designer in the job title.

Visual Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visual Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Designer within the UK.

Visual Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Visual Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visual Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Visual Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Visual Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Designer within the UK.

Visual Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 34 £369 -4.83% 6
London +4 25 £375 -3.22% 4
City of London +33 3 £313 -16.66%
South East +7 2 £275 - 1
South West - 2 £313 - 1
East of England - 2 £300 -
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £300 -
Scotland -21 1 £400 +18.51%
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £275 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £275 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £165 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £460 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Visual Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Visual Designer in the job title.

1 49 (59.04%) User Experience
2 47 (56.63%) Photoshop
3 42 (50.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 40 (48.19%) Adobe
5 35 (42.17%) HTML
6 27 (32.53%) Finance
7 24 (28.92%) CSS
7 24 (28.92%) Mobile App
8 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (24.10%) Typography
10 19 (22.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 19 (22.89%) Degree
11 18 (21.69%) Banking
12 17 (20.48%) Wireframes
13 16 (19.28%) Web Design
14 14 (16.87%) Web Development
14 14 (16.87%) Investment Banking
14 14 (16.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (16.87%) Visualisation
15 12 (14.46%) Data Visualisation
15 12 (14.46%) Graphic Design
16 11 (13.25%) Photography
16 11 (13.25%) Digital Media
17 10 (12.05%) Axure RP
18 9 (10.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 9 (10.84%) Prototyping
18 9 (10.84%) Psychology
18 9 (10.84%) Animation
18 9 (10.84%) Multimedia
18 9 (10.84%) Project Management

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (56.63%) Photoshop
2 42 (50.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (22.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (6.02%) InVision
5 4 (4.82%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
6 3 (3.61%) MS Office
7 1 (1.20%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.20%) GIMP
7 1 (1.20%) InDesign
7 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.20%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Yammer
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Axure RP
2 9 (10.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 18 (21.69%) Banking
3 14 (16.87%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.84%) Multimedia
5 7 (8.43%) Retail
6 4 (4.82%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) French Language
7 1 (1.20%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.17%) HTML
2 24 (28.92%) CSS
3 8 (9.64%) Flash
3 8 (9.64%) XHTML
4 4 (4.82%) HTML5
5 2 (2.41%) COM
6 1 (1.20%) jQuery
6 1 (1.20%) Mason
6 1 (1.20%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (59.04%) User Experience
2 24 (28.92%) Mobile App
3 14 (16.87%) Visualisation
4 12 (14.46%) Graphic Design
5 11 (13.25%) Digital Media
5 11 (13.25%) Photography
6 9 (10.84%) Animation
6 9 (10.84%) Psychology
7 4 (4.82%) Fintech
8 2 (2.41%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.41%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (2.41%) New Media
8 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.20%) IPTV
9 1 (1.20%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Android
2 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) Typography
3 17 (20.48%) Wireframes
4 16 (19.28%) Web Design
5 14 (16.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (16.87%) Web Development
6 12 (14.46%) Data Visualisation
7 9 (10.84%) Project Management
7 9 (10.84%) Prototyping
8 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.61%) CRM
9 3 (3.61%) Front End Development
9 3 (3.61%) Product Management
10 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.41%) Case Management
10 2 (2.41%) Data Management
10 2 (2.41%) Iconography
10 2 (2.41%) Information Architecture
10 2 (2.41%) Mobile Development
10 2 (2.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) ActionScript
2 2 (2.41%) Java
2 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Adobe
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco
4 2 (2.41%) Dell
4 2 (2.41%) Infor
4 2 (2.41%) Samsung
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) Tandberg
5 1 (1.20%) Siebel
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