Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Graphic Designer was £210 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 610 576 557
Rank change year-on-year -34 -19 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 25 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.055% 0.039% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.041% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 17
London median daily rate £210 £215 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £84 £113 £83
90th Percentile £371 £288 £325
England median daily rate £175 £215 £181
% change year-on-year -18.60% +18.62% -21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
London median hourly rate £22.25 - £17.50
10th Percentile £17.60 - £15.99
90th Percentile £28.43 - £26.75
England median hourly rate £19.50 - £17.17

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 43,386 39,404 42,009
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.97% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,575 28,077 29,634
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 557 648
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.82 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 -10 8 £250 +16.28% 2
West London -24 4 £85 -71.67% 1
Graphic Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) Photoshop
1 16 (64.00%) Adobe
2 14 (56.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) Marketing
4 10 (40.00%) Graphic Design
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (32.00%) InDesign
5 8 (32.00%) Infographics
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Animation
7 6 (24.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (24.00%) Social Media
8 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (20.00%) Publishing
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Copywriting
9 4 (16.00%) HTML5
9 4 (16.00%) Facebook
9 4 (16.00%) Twitter
9 4 (16.00%) User Experience
9 4 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (12.00%) CSS
10 3 (12.00%) Acrobat

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 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Photoshop
2 14 (56.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (32.00%) InDesign
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (12.00%) Acrobat
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (8.00%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (8.00%) InVision
6 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Dropbox
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (40.00%) Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Publishing
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
5 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Graphic Design
2 6 (24.00%) Animation
2 6 (24.00%) Social Media
3 4 (16.00%) User Experience
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (8.00%) Life Science
5 2 (8.00%) Podcast
5 2 (8.00%) Video Editing
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.00%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (4.00%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Infographics
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Copywriting
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Typography
5 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Publishing
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile First
6 1 (4.00%) Product Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Adobe
2 4 (16.00%) Facebook
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Twitter
3 2 (8.00%) TOWER Software