The median contractor rate for a Visual Designer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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.

Visual Designer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 572 577
Rank change year-on-year +38 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 32 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.088% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.092% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 22
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £343
% change year-on-year +16.66% -12.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
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 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Visual Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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 +17 22 £425 +6.25% 1
South East - 8 £350 -
Yorkshire - 2 £444 -
Visual Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (64.38%) Finance
2 41 (56.16%) Adobe
3 38 (52.05%) User Experience
4 35 (47.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 33 (45.21%) HTML
6 32 (43.84%) CSS
6 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (38.36%) Banking
8 27 (36.99%) Marketing
9 26 (35.62%) Visualisation
9 26 (35.62%) Data Visualisation
10 24 (32.88%) Photoshop
11 21 (28.77%) Adobe Illustrator
11 21 (28.77%) Cash Management
12 19 (26.03%) Android
13 18 (24.66%) Apple iOS
14 17 (23.29%) Wireframes
15 14 (19.18%) Degree
16 11 (15.07%) Scrum
16 11 (15.07%) Prototyping
17 10 (13.70%) Investment Banking
17 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
18 7 (9.59%) Typography
18 7 (9.59%) InVision
18 7 (9.59%) Workflow
19 6 (8.22%) HTML5
20 5 (6.85%) Confluence
20 5 (6.85%) JIRA
20 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
20 5 (6.85%) Project Management

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 5 (6.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (47.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 24 (32.88%) Photoshop
3 21 (28.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (9.59%) InVision
5 2 (2.74%) InDesign
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.37%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Axure RP
General
1 47 (64.38%) Finance
2 28 (38.36%) Banking
3 27 (36.99%) Marketing
4 10 (13.70%) Investment Banking
4 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.11%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.21%) HTML
2 32 (43.84%) CSS
3 6 (8.22%) HTML5
4 4 (5.48%) Material Design
5 3 (4.11%) Flash
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 38 (52.05%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.48%) Social Media
4 3 (4.11%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.74%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) Fintech
6 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.37%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.37%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Android
2 18 (24.66%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) Data Visualisation
2 26 (35.62%) Visualisation
3 21 (28.77%) Cash Management
4 17 (23.29%) Wireframes
5 11 (15.07%) Prototyping
5 11 (15.07%) Scrum
6 7 (9.59%) Typography
6 7 (9.59%) Workflow
7 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
7 5 (6.85%) Project Management
7 5 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.48%) Use Case
9 3 (4.11%) Product Management
9 3 (4.11%) Wealth Management
10 2 (2.74%) Information Architecture
10 2 (2.74%) Service Design
10 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.74%) Usability Testing
10 2 (2.74%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) Adobe
2 1 (1.37%) Facebook
2 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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