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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Designer
Rank 585 588 557
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 40 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.050% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.055% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 23
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £364 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £313 £194
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +61.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.09 £185.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.68% -
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 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 10 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 28 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 +1 38 £326 +4.32% 2
London +32 32 £326 +8.66% 2
City of London +6 6 £350 +40.00%
South East -19 5 - -
Brighton - 5 - -
East Sussex - 5 - -
Glasgow - 2 £356 -
Scotland - 2 £356 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

Visual Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 32 (64.00%) User Experience
2 23 (46.00%) Photoshop
3 22 (44.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (40.00%) CSS
5 19 (38.00%) HTML
6 18 (36.00%) Adobe
7 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.00%) Finance
9 10 (20.00%) Marketing
9 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
10 9 (18.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (16.00%) HTML5
11 8 (16.00%) Internet
11 8 (16.00%) Banking
12 7 (14.00%) Games
12 7 (14.00%) Visualisation
12 7 (14.00%) Web Development
12 7 (14.00%) Web Design
12 7 (14.00%) Graphic Design
13 6 (12.00%) Degree
13 6 (12.00%) RIA
13 6 (12.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
14 5 (10.00%) jQuery
14 5 (10.00%) Workflow
14 5 (10.00%) Android
14 5 (10.00%) Scrum
14 5 (10.00%) Advertising

Visual Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Photoshop
2 22 (44.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (18.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (8.00%) InDesign
5 2 (4.00%) Fireworks
6 1 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (6.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Marketing
3 8 (16.00%) Banking
4 7 (14.00%) Games
5 5 (10.00%) Advertising
6 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (6.00%) Retail
8 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
8 2 (4.00%) Automotive
9 1 (2.00%) Electronics
9 1 (2.00%) German Language
9 1 (2.00%) Russian Language
9 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) CSS
2 19 (38.00%) HTML
3 8 (16.00%) HTML5
4 5 (10.00%) jQuery
5 4 (8.00%) Apache Flex
6 3 (6.00%) Haml
6 3 (6.00%) CSS3
6 3 (6.00%) Sass
7 2 (4.00%) Flash
7 2 (4.00%) Ajax
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 32 (64.00%) User Experience
2 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (14.00%) Graphic Design
3 7 (14.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (12.00%) RIA
5 4 (8.00%) Animation
5 4 (8.00%) Photography
6 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.00%) New Media
6 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Android
1 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.00%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (14.00%) Web Development
3 7 (14.00%) Web Design
4 5 (10.00%) Workflow
4 5 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (4.00%) Validation
5 2 (4.00%) Analytics
5 2 (4.00%) UX Design
5 2 (4.00%) Product Management
5 2 (4.00%) Brand Management
6 1 (2.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (2.00%) Information Architecture
6 1 (2.00%) Coaching
6 1 (2.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile First
6 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.00%) Time Management
6 1 (2.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) Ruby
3 1 (2.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Adobe
2 1 (2.00%) Apple
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