The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Graphic Design
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 157 188
Rank change year-on-year -1 +31  
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 6 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.45% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 13
Median daily rate £175 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.69

Graphic Design is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1390 1337 2191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 42.07% 39.47% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1125 1753
Median daily rate £533 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.10% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 38
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -21.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £59.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Graphic Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Design in the City of London

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Graphic Design in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphic Design in the City of London

Graphic Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graphic Design in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
1 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
1 5 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 4 (40.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (40.00%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (40.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Grunt
5 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (10.00%) JSHint
5 1 (10.00%) Bower
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) webpack

Graphic Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (40.00%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (10.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (10.00%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (10.00%) Bower
2 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) gulp
2 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (10.00%) JSHint
2 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Protractor
2 1 (10.00%) QUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) webpack
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Designer
2 5 (50.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (10.00%) Compass CSS Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) DOM
3 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) JSLint
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (20.00%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (10.00%) Animation
4 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (40.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CAPM
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Xerox