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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graphic Design
Rank 134 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.037% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £150 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £270 £366
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.15 £28.69 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-64.62% -10.34%
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
709 736 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.64% 27.02% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 446 307
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 66
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.71 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham - 2 £150 - 1
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) InDesign
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) InDesign
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 2 (50.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Research Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe