Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 693 765 736
Rank change year-on-year +72 -29 +43
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 98 111 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 60 78
England median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £223 £156
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
England median hourly rate £6.00 - £32.75
UK median hourly rate £6.00 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -65.71% +34.62% -57.24%

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 24,445 30,908 30,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.44% 32.77% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,690 20,335 20,072
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £674 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 926 960 927
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.88 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.65% - -

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 17 October 2019.

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 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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 +54 43 £443 +10.69% 12
South East +33 18 £350 +40.00% 3
South West +9 17 £350 -17.65% 4
North of England +33 9 £425 -5.56% 10
East of England +32 6 £425 +30.77% 2
Midlands +44 5 £550 +4.76% 14
North West +30 5 £425 -2.86% 4
East Midlands +39 4 - - 9
Yorkshire +29 4 £265 -41.11% 5
West Midlands +28 1 £550 - 5
Graphic Design
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 60 (61.22%) User Experience
2 51 (52.04%) JavaScript
3 48 (48.98%) HTML
4 46 (46.94%) Photoshop
5 44 (44.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 40 (40.82%) CSS
7 27 (27.55%) Adobe
8 25 (25.51%) jQuery
8 25 (25.51%) Wireframes
9 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (21.43%) HTML5
11 20 (20.41%) Java
12 19 (19.39%) Sketch
13 18 (18.37%) Sass
13 18 (18.37%) Marketing
14 17 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (16.33%) CSS3
15 16 (16.33%) React
15 16 (16.33%) AngularJS
16 15 (15.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 13 (13.27%) Visualisation
17 13 (13.27%) Node.js
17 13 (13.27%) Finance
18 11 (11.22%) PHP
19 10 (10.20%) WordPress
19 10 (10.20%) Social Media
19 10 (10.20%) Degree
19 10 (10.20%) Retail
19 10 (10.20%) Front End Development
19 10 (10.20%) 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 10 (10.20%) WordPress
2 6 (6.12%) CMS
3 5 (5.10%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (46.94%) Photoshop
2 44 (44.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (19.39%) Sketch
4 15 (15.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (9.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (7.14%) InVision
7 6 (6.12%) InDesign
8 5 (5.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (4.08%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (3.06%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (3.06%) Lectora
10 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (2.04%) Acrobat
11 2 (2.04%) Adobe XD
11 2 (2.04%) Fireworks
11 2 (2.04%) Zeplin
12 1 (1.02%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (1.02%) Figma
12 1 (1.02%) Marvel
12 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) SaaS
2 7 (7.14%) npm
3 4 (4.08%) Azure
3 4 (4.08%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) AdWords
5 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.02%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
1 3 (3.06%) RIP
2 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) MySQL
2 4 (4.08%) Power BI
2 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) JIRA
2 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio Code
3 7 (7.14%) webpack
4 6 (6.12%) Axure RP
5 5 (5.10%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (3.06%) FrontPage
7 1 (1.02%) Balsamiq
7 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.02%) Grunt
7 1 (1.02%) gulp
7 1 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 18 (18.37%) Marketing
2 13 (13.27%) Finance
3 10 (10.20%) Retail
4 6 (6.12%) Publishing
5 4 (4.08%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.04%) Advertising
7 2 (2.04%) Banking
7 2 (2.04%) Legal
7 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.02%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (1.02%) French Language
8 1 (1.02%) Games
8 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Local Government
8 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.02%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Designer
2 34 (34.69%) Developer
3 23 (23.47%) UX Designer
4 13 (13.27%) UI Designer
5 10 (10.20%) Graduate
5 10 (10.20%) React Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Senior Designer
5 10 (10.20%) UI/UX Designer
6 9 (9.18%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Graphic Designer
7 8 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (7.14%) Author
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Author
8 7 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) UI Developer
9 6 (6.12%) UX Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Graduate PHP Developer
10 5 (5.10%) UI/UX Developer
10 5 (5.10%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.98%) HTML
2 40 (40.82%) CSS
3 25 (25.51%) jQuery
4 21 (21.43%) HTML5
5 18 (18.37%) Sass
6 17 (17.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (16.33%) AngularJS
7 16 (16.33%) CSS3
7 16 (16.33%) React
8 13 (13.27%) Node.js
9 8 (8.16%) .NET
10 5 (5.10%) Ember.js
10 5 (5.10%) LAMP
10 5 (5.10%) Laravel
11 4 (4.08%) Spring
12 3 (3.06%) D3.js
12 3 (3.06%) Highcharts JS
13 2 (2.04%) Ajax
13 2 (2.04%) RequireJS
13 2 (2.04%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (61.22%) User Experience
2 10 (10.20%) Social Media
3 7 (7.14%) Animation
3 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.08%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.08%) e-Learning
5 3 (3.06%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.06%) Photography
5 3 (3.06%) Video Editing
6 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) EPoS
7 1 (1.02%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.02%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Wireframes
2 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.27%) Visualisation
4 10 (10.20%) Front End Development
4 10 (10.20%) Typography
5 9 (9.18%) Infographics
5 9 (9.18%) Prototyping
5 9 (9.18%) Rapid Prototyping
5 9 (9.18%) Web Development
6 7 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (7.14%) Scrum
6 7 (7.14%) Web Design
7 6 (6.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.12%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 5 (5.10%) B2C
8 5 (5.10%) Data Science
8 5 (5.10%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.10%) Instructional Design
8 5 (5.10%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.04%) JavaScript
2 20 (20.41%) Java
3 11 (11.22%) PHP
4 9 (9.18%) TypeScript
5 6 (6.12%) C#
6 4 (4.08%) Python
6 4 (4.08%) SQL
6 4 (4.08%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Adobe
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.10%) Facebook
3 5 (5.10%) Twitter
4 4 (4.08%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.06%) BT
5 3 (3.06%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (1.02%) ATG
7 1 (1.02%) Hootsuite
7 1 (1.02%) Instagram
7 1 (1.02%) Pinterest
7 1 (1.02%) Tumblr
7 1 (1.02%) YouTube