Period
to 2 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Graphic Design over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 545 739 757
Rank change year-on-year +194 +18 -31
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 40 80 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 70
Median daily rate £363 £400 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +26.48% -13.36%
10th Percentile £198 £200 £85
90th Percentile £488 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £363 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -9.38% +25.00% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +28.77%
UK median hourly rate - £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +28.77%

Graphic Design is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,364 26,729 30,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.82% 32.28% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,353 17,287 19,858
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 612 899 958
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.86 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.86% -7.31% +15.38%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £53.00 £51.76 £51.25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +46.34% -6.82% +10.58%

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Graphic Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Design in England

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Graphic Design in England.

Daily rate trend for Graphic Design in England

Graphic Design
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Graphic Design in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Graphic Design in England

Graphic Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Graphic Design in England.

Hourly rate trend for Graphic Design in England

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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 +163 28 £395 -7.06% 1
South East +123 5 £205 -48.75% 2
Midlands +82 2 £475 +31.03%
North of England +74 2 £213 -47.85%
West Midlands +67 2 £475 +31.03%
South West +53 2 £283 -21.96% 1
North West +50 2 £213 -51.43%
East of England +55 1 - -
Graphic Design
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 22 (55.00%) User Experience
2 15 (37.50%) Marketing
3 14 (35.00%) Adobe
4 12 (30.00%) HTML
4 12 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (22.50%) Visualisation
6 9 (22.50%) Sketch
7 8 (20.00%) CSS
7 8 (20.00%) Web Development
7 8 (20.00%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (17.50%) Photoshop
9 6 (15.00%) Animation
9 6 (15.00%) Typography
9 6 (15.00%) Infographics
10 5 (12.50%) Front End Development
10 5 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (12.50%) HTML5
10 5 (12.50%) Social Media
10 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (12.50%) Usability Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Scrum
10 5 (12.50%) Advertising
10 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) Finance
11 4 (10.00%) InDesign
11 4 (10.00%) jQuery
11 4 (10.00%) Node.js

Graphic Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (5.00%) Mendix
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (22.50%) Sketch
3 7 (17.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (17.50%) Photoshop
4 4 (10.00%) InDesign
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (2.50%) 3ds Max
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (2.50%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (2.50%) Figma
6 1 (2.50%) FreeHand
6 1 (2.50%) InVision
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (2.50%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.00%) Azure
2 2 (5.00%) npm
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Power BI
1 3 (7.50%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Code
1 2 (5.00%) webpack
2 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (37.50%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) Advertising
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.50%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Designer
2 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) UX Designer
3 6 (15.00%) Visual Designer
4 5 (12.50%) UI Designer
4 5 (12.50%) UI/UX Designer
5 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Content Designer
6 3 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.50%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) HR Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Insight Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) React Developer
7 2 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
7 2 (5.00%) UX Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (12.50%) HTML5
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
4 4 (10.00%) Node.js
4 4 (10.00%) React
5 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) D3.js
5 2 (5.00%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.50%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.50%) Flash
6 1 (2.50%) Redux
6 1 (2.50%) Sass
6 1 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.50%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) User Experience
2 6 (15.00%) Animation
3 5 (12.50%) Social Media
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) e-Learning
5 2 (5.00%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (5.00%) Photography
5 2 (5.00%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.50%) FMCG
6 1 (2.50%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Visualisation
2 8 (20.00%) Web Development
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Infographics
4 6 (15.00%) Typography
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Content Strategy
6 4 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (10.00%) Interaction Design
7 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
7 3 (7.50%) Service Design
7 3 (7.50%) Storytelling
7 3 (7.50%) Thought Leadership
7 3 (7.50%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) ES6
3 2 (5.00%) ES7
3 2 (5.00%) ES8
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) Vectorworks