Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Visual Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Visual Designer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 753 794 768
Rank change year-on-year +41 -26 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 102 77 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.079% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.084% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 57 68
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £288
90th Percentile £538 £505 £479
UK median daily rate £400 £377 £375
% change year-on-year +6.24% +0.40% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £19.09
UK median hourly rate - - £19.09

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Visual Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Visual Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Designer in England

Visual Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Designer in England

Visual Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Designer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Designer in England

Visual Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Designer in England

Visual 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 Visual Designer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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 -6 74 £425 +10.39% 6
South West +5 15 £325 +30.00% 2
South East +1 7 £388 +109.46% 2
Midlands +22 3 £400 +23.08%
West Midlands - 3 £400 -
East of England -5 2 £300 -
North of England +50 1 £388 +1.97%
Yorkshire +20 1 £388 +1.97%
Visual Designer
UK

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Visual 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 Visual Designer in the job title.

1 63 (61.76%) Finance
2 58 (56.86%) User Experience
3 52 (50.98%) Adobe
4 40 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (38.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 38 (37.25%) HTML
7 37 (36.27%) CSS
8 33 (32.35%) Photoshop
8 33 (32.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 31 (30.39%) Banking
10 28 (27.45%) Visualisation
10 28 (27.45%) Responsive Web Design
11 25 (24.51%) Data Visualisation
12 18 (17.65%) Typography
13 17 (16.67%) Mobile App
14 14 (13.73%) Prototyping
15 12 (11.76%) Degree
15 12 (11.76%) Web Design
16 11 (10.78%) Wealth Management
16 11 (10.78%) UX Design
16 11 (10.78%) InVision
17 10 (9.80%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
18 9 (8.82%) Marketing
18 9 (8.82%) Telecoms
19 8 (7.84%) Android
19 8 (7.84%) Apple iOS
20 7 (6.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
21 6 (5.88%) HTML5
21 6 (5.88%) Scrum

Visual Designer Skill Set
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 1 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 39 (38.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 33 (32.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 33 (32.35%) Photoshop
3 11 (10.78%) InVision
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.98%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 63 (61.76%) Finance
2 31 (30.39%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Marketing
3 9 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.25%) HTML
2 37 (36.27%) CSS
3 6 (5.88%) HTML5
4 5 (4.90%) CSS3
5 4 (3.92%) Web Services
6 2 (1.96%) Material Design
6 2 (1.96%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (56.86%) User Experience
2 17 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.92%) Fintech
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.96%) Animation
5 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.98%) Photography
6 1 (0.98%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Android
1 8 (7.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.45%) Responsive Web Design
2 28 (27.45%) Visualisation
3 25 (24.51%) Data Visualisation
4 18 (17.65%) Typography
5 14 (13.73%) Prototyping
6 12 (11.76%) Web Design
7 11 (10.78%) UX Design
7 11 (10.78%) Wealth Management
8 10 (9.80%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.88%) Scrum
10 6 (5.88%) Wireframes
11 5 (4.90%) B2B
12 4 (3.92%) Analytics
12 4 (3.92%) Iconography
12 4 (3.92%) Infographics
12 4 (3.92%) Rapid Prototyping
13 3 (2.94%) Customer Insight
13 3 (2.94%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 52 (50.98%) Adobe
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft