The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 402 368
Rank change year-on-year +31 -34  
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 27 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.38% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 30
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £330 £215
% change year-on-year +1.13% +53.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.50 £26.25 £26.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.90% -1.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £10.15 £20.00
% change year-on-year +57.63% -49.25%  

Graphic Design is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6799 7660 7621
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.12% 34.59% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4739 5446 5176
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 120 143
Median hourly rate £28.35 £20.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.76% +6.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Graphic Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Design in London

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphic Design in London

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Design in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphic Design in London

Graphic Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graphic Design in London

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London 0 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 29 (47.54%) HTML
2 27 (44.26%) CSS
3 26 (42.62%) User Experience
4 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
5 21 (34.43%) Photoshop
5 21 (34.43%) HTML5
6 18 (29.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (27.87%) Web Design
8 15 (24.59%) CSS3
9 14 (22.95%) Wireframes
10 13 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
10 13 (21.31%) Adobe
10 13 (21.31%) Web Development
11 12 (19.67%) Degree
11 12 (19.67%) MVC
11 12 (19.67%) Sass
11 12 (19.67%) LESS
11 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
12 11 (18.03%) gulp
12 11 (18.03%) React
12 11 (18.03%) Grunt
12 11 (18.03%) Bower
12 11 (18.03%) Finance
12 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (16.39%) SSL
13 10 (16.39%) HTTP
13 10 (16.39%) DNS
13 10 (16.39%) DOM
13 10 (16.39%) Selenium

Graphic Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Photoshop
2 18 (29.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (11.48%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (8.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (8.20%) InDesign
5 3 (4.92%) MS Office
6 2 (3.28%) InVision
6 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (3.28%) Pixate
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (1.64%) Camtasia
7 1 (1.64%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) DNS
1 10 (16.39%) HTTP
1 10 (16.39%) SSL
2 4 (6.56%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Bower
1 11 (18.03%) Grunt
1 11 (18.03%) gulp
2 10 (16.39%) Jasmine
2 10 (16.39%) JSHint
2 10 (16.39%) Karma Test Runner
2 10 (16.39%) Protractor
2 10 (16.39%) QUnit
2 10 (16.39%) Selenium
2 10 (16.39%) webpack
3 9 (14.75%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) Axure RP
4 4 (6.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (4.92%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Marketing
2 6 (9.84%) Publishing
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) French Language
5 1 (1.64%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Designer
2 17 (27.87%) Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (19.67%) UI Designer
5 9 (14.75%) UX Designer
6 8 (13.11%) UI Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (11.48%) UI/UX Designer
7 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Author
8 6 (9.84%) Technical Author
8 6 (9.84%) Web UI Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Consultant
9 5 (8.20%) Digital Designer
10 3 (4.92%) Creative Designer
10 3 (4.92%) Documentation Author
10 3 (4.92%) Junior
10 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Designer
10 3 (4.92%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) HTML
2 27 (44.26%) CSS
3 21 (34.43%) HTML5
4 15 (24.59%) CSS3
5 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
6 12 (19.67%) LESS
6 12 (19.67%) Sass
7 11 (18.03%) React
8 10 (16.39%) Ajax
8 10 (16.39%) Backbone.js
8 10 (16.39%) Compass CSS Framework
8 10 (16.39%) DOM
8 10 (16.39%) Ember.js
8 10 (16.39%) JSLint
8 10 (16.39%) JSON
8 10 (16.39%) REST
9 8 (13.11%) .NET
10 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
10 7 (11.48%) jQuery
11 4 (6.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) User Experience
2 5 (8.20%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.56%) Animation
4 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.92%) Social Media
5 2 (3.28%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.64%) Blog
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) Photography
6 1 (1.64%) Podcast
6 1 (1.64%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Web Design
2 14 (22.95%) Wireframes
3 13 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (21.31%) Web Development
4 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
4 12 (19.67%) MVC
5 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) Analytics
6 6 (9.84%) Prototyping
6 6 (9.84%) Typography
7 5 (8.20%) Visualisation
8 4 (6.56%) Infographics
9 3 (4.92%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Investment Management
9 3 (4.92%) Multivariate Testing
9 3 (4.92%) OOD
9 3 (4.92%) OOP
9 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.56%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) WCAG
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Adobe
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
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