Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Graphic Design over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Graphic Design
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 178 193
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.069% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Scotland median daily rate £116 £325 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.31% +71.05% -
10th Percentile £103 £233 £185
90th Percentile £132 £338 £195
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 - £135.00
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year -58.40% +85.57% -6.44%

Graphic Design is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1487 1493 1903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.46% 34.34% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 880 934
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £214 £228 £210
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.82% +6.82% +8.33%

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Graphic Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Design in Scotland

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphic Design in Scotland

Graphic Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graphic Design in Scotland

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Edinburgh -12 3 £100 -55.56%
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £133 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £116 -
Graphic Design
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 4 (44.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (33.33%) Social Media
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (22.22%) Animation
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (11.11%) Typography
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 1 (11.11%) HNC
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

Graphic Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Designer
2 5 (55.56%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (22.22%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Typography
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe