Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Graphic Designer was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 608 594
Rank change year-on-year -3 -14 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 20 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.044% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.047% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 15
London median daily rate £238 £250 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% +7.50%
10th Percentile £120 £150 £118
90th Percentile £453 £373 £295
England median daily rate £200 £216 £188
% change year-on-year -7.51% +15.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate - £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +19.44% +4.83%

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 43,743 42,706 42,620
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.94% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,599 30,786 30,444
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 519 543
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +7.72% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £52.20
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
West London - 13 £238 - 2
Central London -31 2 £625 +168.82%
East London - 1 £125 -
Graphic Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (40.00%) Adobe
2 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (40.00%) Social Media
3 7 (35.00%) InDesign
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
3 7 (35.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (25.00%) Google
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
5 4 (20.00%) Animation
5 4 (20.00%) User Experience
6 3 (15.00%) Typography
6 3 (15.00%) Photography
6 3 (15.00%) Video Editing
6 3 (15.00%) Web Design
6 3 (15.00%) Publishing
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Qualitative Research
7 2 (10.00%) Quantitative Research
8 1 (5.00%) Customer-Centricity
8 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
8 1 (5.00%) Visual Effects
8 1 (5.00%) Cognitive Psychology

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:

Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (35.00%) InDesign
4 1 (5.00%) Houdini
4 1 (5.00%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Social Media
2 4 (20.00%) Animation
2 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (15.00%) Photography
3 3 (15.00%) Video Editing
4 1 (5.00%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Typography
1 3 (15.00%) Web Design
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.00%) Qualitative Research
2 2 (10.00%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (5.00%) B2C
3 1 (5.00%) Cognitive Psychology
3 1 (5.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (5.00%) Market Research
3 1 (5.00%) Psychology
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Effects
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe
2 5 (25.00%) Google