The median contractor rate for a Graphic Designer was £183 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graphics Designer
UK / England
Rank 555 598 553
Rank change year-on-year +43 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 22 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.029% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.030% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 17
Median daily rate £183 £138 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.72% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £90 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £322 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £90 £200
% change year-on-year +144.44% -55.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £17.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +135.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -60.00% +45.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Graphic Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Graphic Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Designer in England

Graphic Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphic Designer in England

Graphic Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphic Designer in England

Graphic Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graphic Designer in England

Graphic Designer
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 Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +19 10 £165 -46.55% 2
South East +21 8 £215 +138.88% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £220 -
South West - 1 £330 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £163 - 1
Graphic Designer
UK

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Graphic Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 14 (50.00%) Adobe
2 12 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 12 (42.86%) Marketing
3 10 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (17.86%) Motion Graphics
5 5 (17.86%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Flash
6 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
7 3 (10.71%) Animation
7 3 (10.71%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (10.71%) Acrobat
7 3 (10.71%) HTML
7 3 (10.71%) InDesign
8 2 (7.14%) Publishing
8 2 (7.14%) CMS
8 2 (7.14%) Games
8 2 (7.14%) MS Office
8 2 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) Copywriting
8 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
8 2 (7.14%) Banking
8 2 (7.14%) Retail
8 2 (7.14%) Brand Management
8 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.14%) Typography
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 10 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 7 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (17.86%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (10.71%) Acrobat
5 3 (10.71%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (10.71%) InDesign
6 2 (7.14%) MS Office
7 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (3.57%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (42.86%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Flash
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Motion Graphics
2 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 3 (10.71%) Animation
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) Brand Management
1 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (7.14%) Copywriting
1 2 (7.14%) Desktop Publishing
1 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (7.14%) Typography
1 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
2 1 (3.57%) Content Management
2 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
2 1 (3.57%) Infographics
2 1 (3.57%) Online Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Time Management
2 1 (3.57%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Quark
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