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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Designer
Rank 619 621 574
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 31 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.042% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.044% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 21
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £185.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £185.00

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 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 16 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 26 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 -7 29 £375 - 11
London +4 23 £375 - 10
City of London +47 2 £300 -20.00% 1
Scotland -2 2 £313 -12.28%
Essex - 2 £300 -
South West - 2 £313 -
East of England - 2 £300 -
South East +10 1 £275 - 1
Glasgow +4 1 £225 -36.84%
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £275 -
Bristol - 1 £165 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £460 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 47 (60.26%) User Experience
2 43 (55.13%) Photoshop
3 38 (48.72%) Adobe
4 37 (47.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (37.18%) HTML
6 26 (33.33%) Finance
7 23 (29.49%) Mobile App
8 21 (26.92%) CSS
9 19 (24.36%) Typography
10 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (21.79%) Banking
11 17 (21.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (21.79%) Wireframes
12 16 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (19.23%) Degree
14 14 (17.95%) Web Design
15 11 (14.10%) Investment Banking
15 11 (14.10%) Web Development
15 11 (14.10%) Prototyping
16 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
17 9 (11.54%) Android
17 9 (11.54%) Graphic Design
17 9 (11.54%) Animation
18 8 (10.26%) Photography
18 8 (10.26%) Retail
18 8 (10.26%) Flash
18 8 (10.26%) XHTML
18 8 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
18 8 (10.26%) Digital Media
19 7 (8.97%) Axure RP

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 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (55.13%) Photoshop
2 37 (47.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (21.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (6.41%) InVision
5 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
6 3 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (3.85%) MS Office
7 1 (1.28%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.28%) GIMP
7 1 (1.28%) InDesign
7 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) WebTrends
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.28%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
1 2 (2.56%) Yammer
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Axure RP
2 6 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.26%) Retail
5 6 (7.69%) Multimedia
6 4 (5.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.28%) French Language
7 1 (1.28%) Games
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
7 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.18%) HTML
2 21 (26.92%) CSS
3 8 (10.26%) Flash
3 8 (10.26%) XHTML
4 4 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (2.56%) COM
5 2 (2.56%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.28%) jQuery
6 1 (1.28%) Mason
6 1 (1.28%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (60.26%) User Experience
2 23 (29.49%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
4 9 (11.54%) Animation
4 9 (11.54%) Graphic Design
5 8 (10.26%) Digital Media
5 8 (10.26%) Photography
6 6 (7.69%) Psychology
7 4 (5.13%) Fintech
8 2 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.56%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (2.56%) New Media
8 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.28%) IPTV
9 1 (1.28%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Android
2 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Typography
2 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.79%) Wireframes
4 16 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (17.95%) Web Design
6 11 (14.10%) Prototyping
6 11 (14.10%) Web Development
7 8 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.41%) Product Management
10 3 (3.85%) CRM
10 3 (3.85%) Front End Development
11 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.56%) Data Management
11 2 (2.56%) Document Management
11 2 (2.56%) Iconography
11 2 (2.56%) Mobile Development
11 2 (2.56%) Scrum
11 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) ActionScript
2 2 (2.56%) Java
2 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Adobe
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco
4 2 (2.56%) Dell
4 2 (2.56%) Infor
4 2 (2.56%) Samsung
4 2 (2.56%) SAP
4 2 (2.56%) Tandberg
5 1 (1.28%) Siebel
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