Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Graphic Designer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Graphics Designer
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 603 554
Rank change year-on-year +19 -49 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 17 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.042% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.044% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 24
London median daily rate £200 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £150 £139 £148
90th Percentile £310 £335 £345
England median daily rate £200 £182 £188
% change year-on-year +9.97% -3.00% -36.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
London median hourly rate £21.50 - £22.00
10th Percentile £20.75 - £17.43
90th Percentile £22.25 - £154.60
England median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £16.54
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.83% -21.24%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39859 43170 43828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.11% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28376 31059 30421
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 485 765
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.40 £53.15
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017. 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 +7 4 £200 -5.88% 1
West London +32 1 - -
Graphic Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 13 (76.47%) Photoshop
2 10 (58.82%) Adobe
2 10 (58.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (47.06%) Marketing
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) InDesign
6 5 (29.41%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Graphic Design
6 5 (29.41%) CMS
7 4 (23.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (23.53%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (17.65%) Flash
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) ActionScript
8 3 (17.65%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (17.65%) CSS3
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.76%) User Experience
9 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
9 2 (11.76%) Acrobat
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
9 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
10 1 (5.88%) Legal

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 5 (29.41%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Photoshop
2 10 (58.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (35.29%) InDesign
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (23.53%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (23.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (17.65%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (11.76%) Acrobat
8 1 (5.88%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (5.88%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (47.06%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) CSS3
3 3 (17.65%) Flash
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Animation
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
1 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
1 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) Infographics
2 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
2 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) ActionScript
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Adobe
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
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