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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank - 120 -
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.080% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +133.33%
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
954 699 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.44% 28.03% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 427 359
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Graphic Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) InDesign
3 1 (33.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Infographics
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) InDesign
3 1 (33.33%) Acrobat
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infographics
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft