Period
to 18 June 2021

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 18 June 2021 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
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 575 533 746
Rank change year-on-year -42 +213 +18
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 68 40 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.35% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 53
10th Percentile £180 £211 £203
25th Percentile £250 £263 £286
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £359 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +2.57% -12.50% +33.33%
75th Percentile £500 £438 £473
90th Percentile £575 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £353 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +0.71% -12.50% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 - £25.00
UK median hourly rate £33.50 - £25.00

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 14,901 11,385 23,944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.00% 29.74% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,992 7,592 15,879
10th Percentile £300 £263 £293
25th Percentile £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £480
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +3.13% +1.05%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.53% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 426 790
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.55 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 £14.02
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.53 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +17.04% -11.77%
75th Percentile £47.50 £46.69 £45.94
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.86 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.58% +21.24% -8.89%

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 18 June 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Graphic Design in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 18 June 2021. 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 -57 49 £410 +6.49% 3
North of England +14 10 £230 +8.24% 5
North West +7 9 £210 -1.18% 4
South East -7 1 - - 4
Midlands -11 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Graphic Design
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, 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 32 (47.06%) Adobe
2 29 (42.65%) User Experience
3 25 (36.76%) Photoshop
4 21 (30.88%) HTML
5 19 (27.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (26.47%) Marketing
7 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (25.00%) Wireframes
7 17 (25.00%) Social Skills
8 14 (20.59%) CSS
9 13 (19.12%) SEO
10 11 (16.18%) Web Design
10 11 (16.18%) jQuery
10 11 (16.18%) HTML5
10 11 (16.18%) A/B Testing
10 11 (16.18%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (14.71%) CSS3
11 10 (14.71%) Animation
11 10 (14.71%) Java
12 9 (13.24%) W3C
12 9 (13.24%) Scrum
12 9 (13.24%) Ajax
12 9 (13.24%) Web Analytics
12 9 (13.24%) JSON
12 9 (13.24%) French Language
12 9 (13.24%) Google Analytics
12 9 (13.24%) Adobe Analytics
12 9 (13.24%) Optimizely
13 8 (11.76%) Instructional Design
13 8 (11.76%) Typography

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 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.94%) WordPress
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Drupal
2 1 (1.47%) Moodle
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Photoshop
2 19 (27.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (10.29%) Sketch
4 6 (8.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (7.35%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (7.35%) InDesign
6 4 (5.88%) InVision
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (4.41%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (4.41%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (2.94%) Adobe XD
8 2 (2.94%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Adobe Analytics
1 9 (13.24%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (5.88%) Power Platform
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Power BI
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Cypress.io
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 18 (26.47%) Marketing
2 17 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 9 (13.24%) French Language
4 8 (11.76%) Finance
5 5 (7.35%) Publishing
5 5 (7.35%) Spanish Language
6 4 (5.88%) Dutch Language
6 4 (5.88%) German Language
6 4 (5.88%) Italian Language
6 4 (5.88%) Polish Language
7 3 (4.41%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.94%) Banking
8 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.47%) Advertising
9 1 (1.47%) Games
9 1 (1.47%) Legal
9 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Designer
2 19 (27.94%) Developer
3 14 (20.59%) UX Designer
4 13 (19.12%) UI Designer
5 11 (16.18%) UI/UX Designer
6 8 (11.76%) Graphic Designer
7 7 (10.29%) React Developer
7 7 (10.29%) UI Developer
7 7 (10.29%) UI/UX Developer
7 7 (10.29%) UX Developer
8 6 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Digital Designer
9 5 (7.35%) Digital Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.41%) Interaction Designer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Designer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Interaction Designer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) HTML
2 14 (20.59%) CSS
3 11 (16.18%) HTML5
3 11 (16.18%) jQuery
4 10 (14.71%) CSS3
5 9 (13.24%) Ajax
5 9 (13.24%) JSON
6 7 (10.29%) Redux
7 6 (8.82%) Enzyme
7 6 (8.82%) Jest
7 6 (8.82%) React
8 2 (2.94%) .NET
8 2 (2.94%) Web Services
9 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.47%) Flash
9 1 (1.47%) Material-UI
9 1 (1.47%) Node.js
9 1 (1.47%) RESTful
9 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.65%) User Experience
2 10 (14.71%) Animation
3 9 (13.24%) W3C
4 8 (11.76%) e-Learning
4 8 (11.76%) Social Media
5 7 (10.29%) Photography
6 5 (7.35%) SCORM
7 4 (5.88%) Learning Management System
8 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
8 3 (4.41%) Wiki
9 2 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (2.94%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (2.94%) NHS
9 2 (2.94%) Video Editing
10 1 (1.47%) Blog
10 1 (1.47%) Podcast
10 1 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 13 (19.12%) SEO
3 11 (16.18%) A/B Testing
3 11 (16.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (16.18%) Web Design
4 9 (13.24%) Scrum
4 9 (13.24%) Web Analytics
5 8 (11.76%) Analytics
5 8 (11.76%) Instructional Design
5 8 (11.76%) Project Management
5 8 (11.76%) Typography
6 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.82%) Content Development
7 6 (8.82%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 5 (7.35%) Adaptive Web Design
8 5 (7.35%) Prototyping
9 4 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 4 (5.88%) Iconography
9 4 (5.88%) Infographics
9 4 (5.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.71%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
4 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Adobe
2 9 (13.24%) Optimizely
3 3 (4.41%) Facebook
4 1 (1.47%) Apple
4 1 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) Sitecore