Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 769 687
Rank change year-on-year +36 -82 +11
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 124 104 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.32% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 63 108
England median daily rate £350 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +10.77% -
10th Percentile £135 £253 £150
90th Percentile £503 £471 £438
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
England median hourly rate £32.75 £31.25 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.80% +85.57% -6.44%
10th Percentile £22.88 £16.97 £12.90
90th Percentile £43.63 £42.50 £36.05
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year -58.40% +85.57% -6.44%

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 32178 32472 34094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.93% 33.20% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21574 21411 22058
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1115 1344
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Design in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor 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 23 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 -17 66 £375 - 12
East of England -9 21 £350 -6.67% 4
South East +9 17 £375 +7.14% 7
Midlands +34 11 £400 +122.22% 11
East Midlands +1 9 £400 +26.98% 7
North of England +64 7 £175 -63.16% 10
North West +26 6 £220 -56.00% 7
South West -7 3 £338 -1.82% 1
West Midlands +34 2 - - 4
North East - 1 £175 -
Graphic Design
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 56 (45.16%) User Experience
1 56 (45.16%) HTML
2 46 (37.10%) CSS
2 46 (37.10%) Adobe
3 45 (36.29%) Wireframes
4 44 (35.48%) Photoshop
5 43 (34.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 25 (20.16%) JavaScript
7 24 (19.35%) Degree
7 24 (19.35%) Marketing
8 23 (18.55%) HTML5
9 22 (17.74%) Mobile App
10 21 (16.94%) Prototyping
11 20 (16.13%) Visualisation
12 18 (14.52%) Social Media
12 18 (14.52%) Web Design
12 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
13 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (13.71%) Data Visualisation
14 16 (12.90%) Axure RP
14 16 (12.90%) Typography
15 15 (12.10%) OmniGraffle
16 13 (10.48%) InDesign
17 12 (9.68%) Adobe After Effects
17 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
17 12 (9.68%) CSS3
17 12 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
17 12 (9.68%) Infographics
18 11 (8.87%) InVision
18 11 (8.87%) Front End Development

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 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.03%) Moodle
3 3 (2.42%) CMS
3 3 (2.42%) Drupal
4 2 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) Marvel
5 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (35.48%) Photoshop
2 43 (34.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (12.10%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (10.48%) InDesign
5 12 (9.68%) Adobe After Effects
6 11 (8.87%) InVision
7 8 (6.45%) Adobe Premiere
8 6 (4.84%) UXPin
9 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (3.23%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (1.61%) Fireworks
11 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
12 1 (0.81%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.81%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (3.23%) SaaS
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.42%) Yammer
4 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.81%) AdWords
5 1 (0.81%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.81%) GitHub
5 1 (0.81%) Slack
5 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) FCoE
2 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) Blockchain
1 1 (0.81%) MySQL
1 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (12.90%) Axure RP
2 6 (4.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.61%) Grunt
4 2 (1.61%) gulp
4 2 (1.61%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.61%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.61%) PhantomJS
4 2 (1.61%) WebStorm
5 1 (0.81%) git-flow
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 24 (19.35%) Marketing
2 10 (8.06%) Finance
3 9 (7.26%) Publishing
4 8 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (5.65%) Retail
6 5 (4.03%) Games
7 4 (3.23%) Banking
8 3 (2.42%) Advertising
9 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.81%) Automotive
10 1 (0.81%) Front Office
10 1 (0.81%) German Language
10 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (58.87%) Designer
2 29 (23.39%) UX Designer
3 27 (21.77%) Developer
4 16 (12.90%) Graphic Designer
5 12 (9.68%) UI Designer
6 8 (6.45%) Digital Designer
6 8 (6.45%) Senior Designer
7 7 (5.65%) Senior UX Designer
8 6 (4.84%) e-Learning Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.03%) UI/UX Designer
9 5 (4.03%) Web Designer
10 4 (3.23%) HTML Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Angular Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Consultant
11 3 (2.42%) Creative Designer
11 3 (2.42%) UI Developer
11 3 (2.42%) UX Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Visual Designer
11 3 (2.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (45.16%) HTML
2 46 (37.10%) CSS
3 23 (18.55%) HTML5
4 12 (9.68%) CSS3
5 8 (6.45%) jQuery
6 7 (5.65%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.84%) React
8 4 (3.23%) Material Design
8 4 (3.23%) Node.js
8 4 (3.23%) SVG
8 4 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.42%) .NET
9 3 (2.42%) Angular 2
9 3 (2.42%) D3.js
9 3 (2.42%) REST
9 3 (2.42%) XML
9 3 (2.42%) Zurb Foundation
10 2 (1.61%) Ember.js
10 2 (1.61%) PhoneGap
10 2 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (45.16%) User Experience
2 22 (17.74%) Mobile App
3 18 (14.52%) Social Media
4 10 (8.06%) Animation
5 9 (7.26%) e-Learning
6 8 (6.45%) Photography
7 7 (5.65%) Video Editing
8 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (4.84%) VLE
9 5 (4.03%) Learning Management System
10 3 (2.42%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.61%) Podcast
11 2 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.81%) IVR
12 1 (0.81%) SCORM
12 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Android
2 6 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.42%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.29%) Wireframes
2 21 (16.94%) Prototyping
3 20 (16.13%) Visualisation
4 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
4 18 (14.52%) Web Design
5 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.71%) Data Visualisation
6 16 (12.90%) Typography
7 12 (9.68%) Infographics
7 12 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (8.87%) Front End Development
9 10 (8.06%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 10 (8.06%) Project Management
9 10 (8.06%) User Stories
10 9 (7.26%) Analytics
10 9 (7.26%) Content Development
10 9 (7.26%) Web Development
11 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.65%) Usability Testing
12 6 (4.84%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.16%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.23%) Java
3 2 (1.61%) C#
3 2 (1.61%) Dart
3 2 (1.61%) ECMAScript
3 2 (1.61%) PHP
3 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.81%) C++
4 1 (0.81%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) Solidity
4 1 (0.81%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (19.35%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (37.10%) Adobe
2 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.23%) Apple
3 4 (3.23%) Facebook
3 4 (3.23%) Google
4 3 (2.42%) SAP
4 3 (2.42%) Twitter
5 2 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Concur
6 1 (0.81%) Quark
6 1 (0.81%) Tableau