Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Graphic Designer was £233 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Graphics Designer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 243 264
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.070% 0.015% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.016% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
City of London median daily rate £233 £215 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.14% +22.86% -11.39%
10th Percentile £173 £198 £128
90th Percentile £298 £233 £313
Central London median daily rate £175 £215 £188
% change year-on-year -18.60% +14.67% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £28.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6765 6392 8566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 95.45% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 5073 6726
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 78 124
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.16% -4.79% +4.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £29.40 £48.12 £39.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% -4.64% +5.88%

Graphic Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Graphic Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Designer in the City of London

Graphic Designer
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 Designer in the City of London.

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

Graphic Designer
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 Designer in the City of London.

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

Graphic Designer
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Designer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 - -
Graphic Designer
Central London

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Graphic 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 across the City of London region featuring Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (40.00%) InDesign
3 2 (40.00%) Animation
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) InVision
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Life Science
4 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Social Media
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising

Graphic Designer Skill Set
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 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) InDesign
3 1 (20.00%) InVision
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Animation
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Product Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software