The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design 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
Graphic Design
Rank 114 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £220
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £81.75 £9.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+808.33% -48.57%
Graphic Design
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
657 684 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.42% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 329 286
Average daily rate £384 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 39
Average hourly rate £20.75 £26.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.99 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graphic Design across the West Midlands region.

Graphic Design Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Graphic Design
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design across the West Midlands region.

Graphic Design Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham - 2 £275 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Graphic Design also 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 that cited Graphic Design.

1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) DHTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Graphic Design also 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 that cited Graphic Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) DHTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) XAML
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft