The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graphic Design
England / South East
Rank 243 260 254
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.18% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £330 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £200 £212
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +11.25% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £10.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year +55.33% -48.50%  

Graphic Design is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2370 2746 2724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.80% 30.11% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1648 1416
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 153 162
Median hourly rate £16.75 £39.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.05% +105.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Graphic Design as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Design in the South East

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphic Design in the South East

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Design in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphic Design in the South East

Graphic Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graphic Design in the South East

Graphic Design
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +21 2 £330 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £215 - 1
Surrey - 1 £425 - 1
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) CAFM
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) Economics

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Graphic Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) CAFM
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Economics
2 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft