Period
to 26 January 2020

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 6 months to 26 January 2020 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
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 290 375 364
Rank change year-on-year +85 -11 -21
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 17 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 13
South East median daily rate £350 £250 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -39.76% +25.76%
10th Percentile £188 £225 £176
90th Percentile £385 £406 £518
England median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £6.00 - £17.50

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,315 4,885 5,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.33% 30.86% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,913 2,899 2,923
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £188 £242 £205
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 218 227
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.25 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.88% +5.62% +7.31%
10th Percentile £13.07 £11.82 £10.75
90th Percentile £73.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.56 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.20% - +5.00%

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Graphic Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 26 January 2020.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 26 January 2020. 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
Thames Valley +25 9 £350 +40.00% 3
Berkshire +5 8 £350 +40.00% 2
Surrey - 6 £200 - 2
East Sussex +16 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £150 -
Graphic Design
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
1 12 (70.59%) User Experience
2 10 (58.82%) Wireframes
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Rapid Prototyping
4 7 (41.18%) SaaS
4 7 (41.18%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) Sass
4 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 7 (41.18%) TypeScript
4 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) B2B
5 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 4 (23.53%) Social Media
5 4 (23.53%) Sketch
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) InDesign
6 3 (17.65%) Adobe
6 3 (17.65%) SEO
6 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 3 (17.65%) Flash
6 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (11.76%) Legal

Graphic Design
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
2 9 (52.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (23.53%) Sketch
4 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (17.65%) InDesign
5 2 (11.76%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (11.76%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Designer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Graphic Designer
2 4 (23.53%) UX Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) User Experience Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) User Experience Manager
3 3 (17.65%) UX Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 7 (41.18%) Sass
3 3 (17.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Social Media
3 2 (11.76%) Animation
3 2 (11.76%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Wireframes
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (23.53%) B2B
5 3 (17.65%) SEO
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Cognitive Science
6 2 (11.76%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Ethnographic Research
6 2 (11.76%) Ethnography
6 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
6 2 (11.76%) Psychology
6 2 (11.76%) Qualitative Research
6 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) TypeScript
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter