The median contractor rate for a Graphic Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 158 154
Contract jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.052% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.055% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £246 £90 £200
% change year-on-year +173.61% -55.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -36.00% -9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2453 3629 3440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.93% 94.33% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 2172 1806
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 171 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.23 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Graphic Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Graphic Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Designer in the North West

Graphic Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphic Designer in the North West

Graphic Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graphic Designer in the North West