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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visual Designer
UK
Rank 546 568 553
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 45 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.098% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 33
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -9.33%
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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 11 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 19 January 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 +37 43 £400 -4.76% 1
London +10 36 £400 -4.76%
South East +25 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 5 - - 1
City of London -11 4 £425 +23.63%
Scotland +26 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £220 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £220 -
Yorkshire - 2 £220 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +8 1 - -

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 61 (66.30%) User Experience
2 46 (50.00%) Adobe
3 44 (47.83%) Photoshop
4 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (44.57%) Finance
6 37 (40.22%) Banking
6 37 (40.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 37 (40.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 35 (38.04%) HTML
8 30 (32.61%) CSS
9 24 (26.09%) Wireframes
10 21 (22.83%) Visualisation
11 19 (20.65%) Marketing
11 19 (20.65%) Typography
11 19 (20.65%) Data Visualisation
12 17 (18.48%) Prototyping
12 17 (18.48%) Degree
13 16 (17.39%) Cash Management
13 16 (17.39%) Android
14 15 (16.30%) Investment Banking
15 14 (15.22%) Apple iOS
16 12 (13.04%) Mobile App
16 12 (13.04%) Scrum
17 11 (11.96%) Responsive Web Design
18 9 (9.78%) HTML5
19 8 (8.70%) Axure RP
19 8 (8.70%) Front End Development
19 8 (8.70%) Product Management
20 7 (7.61%) QA
20 7 (7.61%) Workflow

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 5 (5.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 44 (47.83%) Photoshop
2 37 (40.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 37 (40.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (7.61%) InVision
4 3 (3.26%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.17%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.17%) InDesign
5 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.17%) MS Office
6 1 (1.09%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Axure RP
2 5 (5.43%) JIRA
3 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
General
1 41 (44.57%) Finance
2 37 (40.22%) Banking
3 19 (20.65%) Marketing
4 15 (16.30%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.04%) HTML
2 30 (32.61%) CSS
3 9 (9.78%) HTML5
4 3 (3.26%) Flash
5 1 (1.09%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 61 (66.30%) User Experience
2 21 (22.83%) Visualisation
3 12 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.43%) Motion Graphics
4 5 (5.43%) Social Media
5 4 (4.35%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.26%) Animation
6 3 (3.26%) Photography
6 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.09%) Fintech
8 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Android
2 14 (15.22%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.09%) Wireframes
3 19 (20.65%) Data Visualisation
3 19 (20.65%) Typography
4 17 (18.48%) Prototyping
5 16 (17.39%) Cash Management
6 12 (13.04%) Scrum
7 11 (11.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (8.70%) Front End Development
8 8 (8.70%) Product Management
9 7 (7.61%) Workflow
10 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.43%) Project Management
11 5 (5.43%) Use Case
12 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.35%) Service Design
13 3 (3.26%) Iconography
13 3 (3.26%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.26%) Wealth Management
13 3 (3.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.09%) Facebook
3 1 (1.09%) Twitter
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