Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Visual Designer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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.

Visual Designer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 231 242
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 13 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 4
City of London median daily rate £375 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +33.33% -6.90%
10th Percentile £350 £378 £304
90th Percentile £436 £638 £386
Central London median daily rate £375 £450 £380
% change year-on-year -16.67% +18.42% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,610 6,504 6,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 94.81% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,229 5,110 5,072
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.78%

Visual Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Designer in the City of London

Visual 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 Visual Designer in the City of London.

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

Visual Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Designer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Designer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Visual Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Visual Designer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
2 7 (53.85%) Adobe
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) InVision
4 4 (30.77%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 4 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (30.77%) Web Design
4 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Games
5 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (23.08%) Typography
5 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
6 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
6 2 (15.38%) InDesign
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
7 1 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
7 1 (7.69%) Animation
7 1 (7.69%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working

Visual 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 5 (38.46%) InVision
2 4 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (15.38%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Animation
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 4 (30.77%) Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) Typography
3 3 (23.08%) Wireframes
4 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (7.69%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Adobe