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 3 months to 23 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 569 525
Rank change year-on-year +40 -44  
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 59 51 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.31% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 60
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £150 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £306
% change year-on-year +11.11% +17.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £26.25 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year - -65.14%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14396 16468 16411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.49% 33.32% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9444 10967 10474
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 528 596
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.81 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphic Design in England

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Design in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphic Design in England

Graphic Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
London +1 27 £471 +39.48% 15
East Midlands - 11 £400 - 6
South East +11 9 £388 +50.48% 3
East of England -10 4 £400 +11.11% 4
South West - 4 £365 -
North West +23 2 - - 4
West Midlands +14 2 £350 +133.33% 4
Graphic Design
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 57 (57.58%) User Experience
2 50 (50.51%) HTML
3 46 (46.46%) CSS
4 42 (42.42%) Wireframes
5 37 (37.37%) Photoshop
5 37 (37.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
7 29 (29.29%) Adobe
8 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (22.22%) Degree
10 20 (20.20%) Web Design
11 19 (19.19%) Front End Development
11 19 (19.19%) HTML5
12 16 (16.16%) Mobile App
12 16 (16.16%) Prototyping
13 15 (15.15%) Web Development
13 15 (15.15%) Finance
13 15 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (15.15%) Visualisation
14 14 (14.14%) CSS3
14 14 (14.14%) AngularJS
15 13 (13.13%) OmniGraffle
15 13 (13.13%) Axure RP
16 12 (12.12%) Marketing
17 11 (11.11%) Infographics
18 10 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
18 10 (10.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 10 (10.10%) Analytics
18 10 (10.10%) UX Design
19 9 (9.09%) React

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 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.02%) Drupal
3 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (37.37%) Adobe Illustrator
1 37 (37.37%) Photoshop
2 13 (13.13%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (10.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (8.08%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (7.07%) InDesign
6 6 (6.06%) InVision
6 6 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (5.05%) Pixate
8 3 (3.03%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (2.02%) Camtasia
9 2 (2.02%) UXPin
10 1 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (1.01%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (1.01%) Fireworks
10 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.01%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) GitHub
2 2 (2.02%) Yammer
3 1 (1.01%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.01%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Slack
3 1 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Intranet
2 2 (2.02%) DNS
2 2 (2.02%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) SSL
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) Skype
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Axure RP
2 7 (7.07%) Grunt
2 7 (7.07%) gulp
2 7 (7.07%) Jasmine
3 6 (6.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.05%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.03%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.03%) PhantomJS
5 3 (3.03%) WebStorm
6 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.02%) Bower
6 2 (2.02%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.02%) JSHint
6 2 (2.02%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.02%) Maven
6 2 (2.02%) Mocha
6 2 (2.02%) QUnit
6 2 (2.02%) Selenium
6 2 (2.02%) webpack
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Marketing
3 5 (5.05%) Multimedia
3 5 (5.05%) Publishing
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) French Language
5 1 (1.01%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (60.61%) Designer
2 28 (28.28%) UX Designer
3 21 (21.21%) Developer
4 16 (16.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (15.15%) UI Designer
6 10 (10.10%) Graphic Designer
7 9 (9.09%) UI/UX Designer
8 8 (8.08%) Consultant
9 7 (7.07%) Senior Designer
10 5 (5.05%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Lead Designer
10 5 (5.05%) Lead UX Designer
10 5 (5.05%) Senior UX Designer
10 5 (5.05%) User Experience Consultant
11 4 (4.04%) Digital Designer
11 4 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Junior
11 4 (4.04%) Visual Designer
12 3 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (50.51%) HTML
2 46 (46.46%) CSS
3 19 (19.19%) HTML5
4 14 (14.14%) AngularJS
4 14 (14.14%) CSS3
5 9 (9.09%) React
6 8 (8.08%) Angular 2
6 8 (8.08%) jQuery
7 7 (7.07%) D3.js
7 7 (7.07%) Node.js
7 7 (7.07%) REST
7 7 (7.07%) SVG
7 7 (7.07%) XML
8 6 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (5.05%) Ajax
9 5 (5.05%) Framer.js
10 4 (4.04%) Sass
11 3 (3.03%) Ember.js
11 3 (3.03%) PhoneGap
11 3 (3.03%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 57 (57.58%) User Experience
2 16 (16.16%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (8.08%) Animation
5 7 (7.07%) Social Media
6 5 (5.05%) Video Editing
7 4 (4.04%) Motion Graphics
8 3 (3.03%) e-Learning
9 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.02%) iPhone
9 2 (2.02%) Photography
10 1 (1.01%) Blog
10 1 (1.01%) Fintech
10 1 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (1.01%) Podcast
10 1 (1.01%) SCORM
10 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Android
2 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.42%) Wireframes
2 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.20%) Web Design
4 19 (19.19%) Front End Development
5 16 (16.16%) Prototyping
6 15 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (15.15%) Visualisation
6 15 (15.15%) Web Development
7 11 (11.11%) Infographics
8 10 (10.10%) Analytics
8 10 (10.10%) UX Design
9 8 (8.08%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.07%) Project Management
11 6 (6.06%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 6 (6.06%) Typography
11 6 (6.06%) User Stories
12 5 (5.05%) ERP
12 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.04%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.05%) Java
2 5 (5.05%) TypeScript
3 3 (3.03%) Dart
3 3 (3.03%) ECMAScript
4 2 (2.02%) ES6
5 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) CAPM
4 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Adobe
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) Apple
3 3 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (2.02%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) PayPal
5 1 (1.01%) Xerox
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