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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visual Designer
UK
Rank 556 587 592
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 40 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.072% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.076% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 25
Median daily rate £425 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £279 £300 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.08% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 12 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +30 37 £425 +17.24% 5
London +2 27 £425 +13.33% 4
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
South East - 7 - -
City of London -5 3 £425 +30.76%
Scotland - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £279 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £279 -
Leeds - 3 £279 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 50 (61.73%) User Experience
2 44 (54.32%) Finance
3 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (46.91%) Adobe
5 36 (44.44%) Banking
6 33 (40.74%) Photoshop
7 32 (39.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 31 (38.27%) HTML
9 29 (35.80%) CSS
10 25 (30.86%) Adobe Illustrator
11 22 (27.16%) Visualisation
11 22 (27.16%) Data Visualisation
12 20 (24.69%) Marketing
13 19 (23.46%) Wireframes
14 18 (22.22%) Cash Management
15 16 (19.75%) Typography
16 15 (18.52%) Android
17 14 (17.28%) Degree
17 14 (17.28%) Investment Banking
17 14 (17.28%) Prototyping
17 14 (17.28%) Apple iOS
18 13 (16.05%) Scrum
19 9 (11.11%) Axure RP
19 9 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
20 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
20 8 (9.88%) Front End Development
20 8 (9.88%) Workflow
21 7 (8.64%) InVision
22 6 (7.41%) Project Management
22 6 (7.41%) Financial Institution

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 6 (7.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (40.74%) Photoshop
2 32 (39.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 25 (30.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (8.64%) InVision
5 2 (2.47%) InDesign
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.23%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 6 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 44 (54.32%) Finance
2 36 (44.44%) Banking
3 20 (24.69%) Marketing
4 14 (17.28%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.41%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.94%) Retail
6 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.27%) HTML
2 29 (35.80%) CSS
3 6 (7.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.23%) Ajax
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 50 (61.73%) User Experience
2 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.17%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.94%) Social Media
5 3 (3.70%) Motion Graphics
5 3 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.47%) Animation
7 1 (1.23%) Fintech
7 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Android
2 14 (17.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) Data Visualisation
2 22 (27.16%) Visualisation
3 19 (23.46%) Wireframes
4 18 (22.22%) Cash Management
5 16 (19.75%) Typography
6 14 (17.28%) Prototyping
7 13 (16.05%) Scrum
8 9 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (9.88%) Front End Development
9 8 (9.88%) Workflow
10 6 (7.41%) Project Management
11 5 (6.17%) Product Management
12 3 (3.70%) Service Design
12 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.70%) Use Case
12 3 (3.70%) Wealth Management
13 2 (2.47%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.47%) Information Architecture
13 2 (2.47%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Adobe
2 1 (1.23%) Facebook
2 1 (1.23%) Twitter