Period
to 18 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Graphic Designer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

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.

Graphics Designer
England > London
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 569 610 586
Rank change year-on-year +41 -24 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 17 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.042% 0.050% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.053% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
London median daily rate £225 £238 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £157 £140 £150
90th Percentile £403 £375 £310
England median daily rate £275 £165 £200
% change year-on-year +66.67% -17.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £43.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +170.31% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 38,555 43,777 39,753
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 94.75% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,570 31,710 28,292
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 649 513
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +1.18% +11.84%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £56.40 £50.65 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% +1.08% -2.63%

Graphic Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Designer in London

Graphic Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphic Designer in London

Graphic Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Designer in London over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphic Designer in London

Graphic Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graphic Designer in London

Graphic Designer
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 Designer within the London region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Central London +24 5 £250 -9.09%
Graphic Designer
England

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, Graphic Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Adobe
2 10 (58.82%) Photoshop
3 8 (47.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (47.06%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Animation
4 4 (23.53%) InDesign
4 4 (23.53%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (23.53%) Marketing
4 4 (23.53%) User Experience
4 4 (23.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (23.53%) Typography
5 3 (17.65%) Motion Graphics
5 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Graphic Design
5 3 (17.65%) Social Media
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Copywriting
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) Infographics
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Sketch
7 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Qualitative Research
7 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud

Graphic Designer Skill Set
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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Photoshop
2 8 (47.06%) Adobe After Effects
2 8 (47.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (23.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (23.53%) Adobe Premiere
3 4 (23.53%) InDesign
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Sketch
5 1 (5.88%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (5.88%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (5.88%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Economy
4 1 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Animation
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
2 3 (17.65%) Graphic Design
2 3 (17.65%) Motion Graphics
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
3 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.88%) Social Gaming
4 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Typography
2 3 (17.65%) Copywriting
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Infographics
4 1 (5.88%) Anthropology
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
4 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (5.88%) Market Research
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Psychology
4 1 (5.88%) Qualitative Research
4 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Research
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Sociology
4 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian