The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Designer
Rank 549 533 536
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 35 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.060% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.065% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

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 10 July 2014.

Visual Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 14 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 10 July 2014. 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 -14 33 £375 -0.33% 4
London +11 26 £375 - 4
City of London +29 8 £515 +101.96%
South East -3 7 £350 -7.89%
Berkshire - 7 £350 -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Windsor - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 71 (74.74%) Photoshop
2 66 (69.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 56 (58.95%) Adobe
4 38 (40.00%) CSS
5 37 (38.95%) HTML
6 28 (29.47%) Mobile App
7 25 (26.32%) Android
8 18 (18.95%) Adobe After Effects
9 15 (15.79%) Axure RP
9 15 (15.79%) Apple iOS
10 12 (12.63%) OmniGraffle
10 12 (12.63%) Degree
10 12 (12.63%) Graphic Design
11 11 (11.58%) Web Design
12 10 (10.53%) Animation
12 10 (10.53%) Flash
13 9 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (9.47%) XHTML
13 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.47%) Banking
14 8 (8.42%) User Experience Design
14 8 (8.42%) Windows
15 7 (7.37%) InDesign
15 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (7.37%) Usability Testing
15 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (6.32%) Retail
16 6 (6.32%) Fireworks
16 6 (6.32%) Scrum
16 6 (6.32%) Finance

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 71 (74.74%) Photoshop
2 66 (69.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (18.95%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (12.63%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (7.37%) InDesign
6 6 (6.32%) Fireworks
7 5 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (9.47%) Banking
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
2 6 (6.32%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Marketing
4 4 (4.21%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Electronics
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Publishing
6 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.00%) CSS
2 37 (38.95%) HTML
3 10 (10.53%) Flash
4 9 (9.47%) XHTML
5 4 (4.21%) jQuery
6 2 (2.11%) HTML5
6 2 (2.11%) .NET
6 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.11%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.05%) LESS
7 1 (1.05%) CSS3
7 1 (1.05%) Ajax
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.47%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.63%) Graphic Design
3 10 (10.53%) Animation
4 4 (4.21%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.16%) Social Media
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.05%) iPad
7 1 (1.05%) Photography
7 1 (1.05%) RIA
7 1 (1.05%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Android
2 15 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.42%) Windows
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.58%) Web Design
2 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
2 9 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (8.42%) User Experience Design
4 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.37%) Usability Testing
4 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.32%) Scrum
6 3 (3.16%) Industrial Design
6 3 (3.16%) Information Architecture
6 3 (3.16%) Workflow
7 2 (2.11%) B2B
7 2 (2.11%) Project Management
8 1 (1.05%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.05%) CRM
8 1 (1.05%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.05%) Multivariate Testing
8 1 (1.05%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) Adobe
2 2 (2.11%) Nokia
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.05%) Apple
3 1 (1.05%) Google
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