The table below looks at the statistics for the Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Designer
Rank 591 616 557
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 49 19 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.036% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 50
Average daily rate £375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Visual Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 April 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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 48 £375 +15.38% 7
London +10 40 £400 +23.07% 7
City of London +49 7 £325 -
Bristol - 3 £325 -
South West - 3 £325 -
North West - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £200 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 £200 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title.

1 58 (59.79%) Photoshop
2 54 (55.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 48 (49.48%) Adobe
3 48 (49.48%) User Experience
4 46 (47.42%) HTML
5 37 (38.14%) Finance
6 34 (35.05%) CSS
7 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (29.90%) Banking
8 29 (29.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 28 (28.87%) Typography
10 24 (24.74%) Visualisation
11 23 (23.71%) Data Visualisation
12 22 (22.68%) Investment Banking
12 22 (22.68%) Degree
13 20 (20.62%) Mobile App
14 18 (18.56%) Photography
15 14 (14.43%) Web Development
15 14 (14.43%) Web Design
16 11 (11.34%) Graphic Design
16 11 (11.34%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (10.31%) Digital Media
17 10 (10.31%) Axure RP
17 10 (10.31%) Project Management
18 9 (9.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 8 (8.25%) Multimedia
19 8 (8.25%) Psychology
20 7 (7.22%) Animation
21 6 (6.19%) Marketing
21 6 (6.19%) Android

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Visual 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 Visual Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (59.79%) Photoshop
2 54 (55.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (29.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.03%) InDesign
4 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.03%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.03%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Axure RP
2 9 (9.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (38.14%) Finance
2 29 (29.90%) Banking
3 22 (22.68%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.25%) Multimedia
5 6 (6.19%) Marketing
6 5 (5.15%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) French Language
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (47.42%) HTML
2 34 (35.05%) CSS
3 6 (6.19%) Flash
3 6 (6.19%) XHTML
4 4 (4.12%) HTML5
5 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Flex
5 2 (2.06%) D3.js
5 2 (2.06%) Three.js
5 2 (2.06%) WebGL
6 1 (1.03%) Ajax
6 1 (1.03%) J2EE
6 1 (1.03%) Mason
6 1 (1.03%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 48 (49.48%) User Experience
2 24 (24.74%) Visualisation
3 20 (20.62%) Mobile App
4 18 (18.56%) Photography
5 11 (11.34%) Graphic Design
6 10 (10.31%) Digital Media
7 8 (8.25%) Psychology
8 7 (7.22%) Animation
9 3 (3.09%) Fintech
9 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.06%) New Media
11 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.03%) IPTV
11 1 (1.03%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (1.03%) Video on Demand
11 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Android
2 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.87%) Typography
3 23 (23.71%) Data Visualisation
4 14 (14.43%) Web Design
4 14 (14.43%) Web Development
5 11 (11.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (10.31%) Project Management
7 6 (6.19%) Front End Development
8 4 (4.12%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.06%) Infographics
9 2 (2.06%) Product Management
10 1 (1.03%) Coaching
10 1 (1.03%) CRM
10 1 (1.03%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 1 (1.03%) Customer Insight
10 1 (1.03%) Information Architecture
10 1 (1.03%) Line Management
10 1 (1.03%) Rapid Prototyping
10 1 (1.03%) Scrum
10 1 (1.03%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) ActionScript
2 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.06%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (49.48%) Adobe
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle
2 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.03%) Siebel
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