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 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Designer
Rank 596 568 548
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 26 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.059% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.063% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £331 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £185.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +572.72%
UK excluding London average 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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 8 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 4 August 2015. 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 -24 24 £375 +15.38% 4
London 0 19 £375 +15.38% 1
South East -30 5 - - 1
Brighton - 5 - - 1
East Sussex - 5 - - 1
City of London -13 3 £413 +37.50%
Glasgow - 2 £356 -
Scotland - 2 £356 -

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 31 (67.39%) User Experience
2 21 (45.65%) Photoshop
3 20 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.26%) CSS
5 12 (26.09%) HTML
5 12 (26.09%) Graphic Design
6 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
6 11 (23.91%) Adobe
7 8 (17.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 7 (15.22%) Degree
8 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.22%) Games
9 6 (13.04%) Web Design
9 6 (13.04%) Retail
9 6 (13.04%) Finance
9 6 (13.04%) Web Development
9 6 (13.04%) Visualisation
10 5 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (10.87%) Analytics
10 5 (10.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (10.87%) Internet
10 5 (10.87%) Workflow
10 5 (10.87%) Marketing
10 5 (10.87%) Advertising
11 4 (8.70%) Flash
11 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
11 4 (8.70%) Android
12 3 (6.52%) HTML5

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Photoshop
2 20 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (10.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.35%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.17%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (4.35%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (15.22%) Games
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Advertising
3 5 (10.87%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Automotive
4 2 (4.35%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) German Language
5 1 (2.17%) Russian Language
5 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) CSS
2 12 (26.09%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) Flash
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Flex
4 3 (6.52%) jQuery
4 3 (6.52%) HTML5
4 3 (6.52%) Haml
4 3 (6.52%) Sass
5 2 (4.35%) Ajax
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (67.39%) User Experience
2 12 (26.09%) Graphic Design
3 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
4 6 (13.04%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.52%) RIA
6 2 (4.35%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.17%) Photography
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.17%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Android
1 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.17%) webOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.04%) Web Development
2 6 (13.04%) Web Design
3 5 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (10.87%) Analytics
3 5 (10.87%) Workflow
4 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) Scrum
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile First
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
6 2 (4.35%) UX Design
6 2 (4.35%) Product Management
7 1 (2.17%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (2.17%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Adobe
2 1 (2.17%) Apple
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