The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 30 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.

Graphic Design
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 582 542
Rank change year-on-year +28 -40  
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 46 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 51
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £209 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £360 £215
% change year-on-year -4.51% +67.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £18.25 £26.25 £22.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.47% +18.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £10.12 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £26.25 £27.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £10.15 £14.73
% change year-on-year +57.63% -31.06%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14524 16885 16255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.90% 31.19% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9395 11035 9819
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 570 684
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +21.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Design over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +37 43 £350 +2.18% 15
London +30 27 £413 +26.92% 7
South East +19 4 £330 +65.00% 2
Cambridge +10 4 £363 +0.69%
City of London +8 4 £450 +24.13% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £363 +0.69%
East of England -3 4 £363 +9.84%
West Midlands +20 3 £335 - 1
Scotland - 3 £350 - 2
Yorkshire +18 2 £350 -3.44% 1
Hampshire +14 2 £330 - 2
West Yorkshire +14 2 £350 -3.44%
Leeds +5 2 £350 -3.44%
South West +2 2 £278 -33.73% 2
Glasgow - 2 - -
North West +29 1 £350 - 2
Bristol +7 1 £225 -46.26%
Birmingham +5 1 £320 -
Warwickshire - 1 £350 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £330 -
Wiltshire - 1 £330 -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £215 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
High Wycombe - 1 £215 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £330 -
Stirling - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 43 (45.26%) User Experience
2 41 (43.16%) HTML
3 39 (41.05%) CSS
4 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 29 (30.53%) Photoshop
6 28 (29.47%) HTML5
7 25 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (22.11%) Adobe
8 21 (22.11%) CSS3
9 20 (21.05%) Wireframes
10 19 (20.00%) Front End Development
10 19 (20.00%) Web Design
11 16 (16.84%) Marketing
11 16 (16.84%) Web Development
11 16 (16.84%) Degree
11 16 (16.84%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (16.84%) AngularJS
12 14 (14.74%) Sass
12 14 (14.74%) Grunt
12 14 (14.74%) gulp
12 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
13 13 (13.68%) Finance
13 13 (13.68%) Java
13 13 (13.68%) Jasmine
13 13 (13.68%) REST
14 12 (12.63%) Prototyping
14 12 (12.63%) LESS
14 12 (12.63%) jQuery
14 12 (12.63%) Ajax

Graphic Design
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (30.53%) Photoshop
2 25 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (8.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (7.37%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (6.32%) InDesign
6 5 (5.26%) MS Office
7 4 (4.21%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (2.11%) InVision
9 2 (2.11%) Pixate
10 1 (1.05%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (1.05%) Camtasia
10 1 (1.05%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
10 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Office 365
2 3 (3.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) DNS
1 10 (10.53%) HTTP
1 10 (10.53%) SSL
2 5 (5.26%) Internet
2 5 (5.26%) Intranet
3 1 (1.05%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Grunt
1 14 (14.74%) gulp
2 13 (13.68%) Jasmine
3 11 (11.58%) Bower
4 10 (10.53%) JSHint
4 10 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 10 (10.53%) Protractor
4 10 (10.53%) QUnit
4 10 (10.53%) Selenium
4 10 (10.53%) webpack
5 9 (9.47%) Maven
6 7 (7.37%) Axure RP
7 5 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (3.16%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.11%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.11%) PhantomJS
10 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (16.84%) Marketing
2 13 (13.68%) Finance
3 10 (10.53%) Publishing
4 4 (4.21%) Games
4 4 (4.21%) Multimedia
4 4 (4.21%) Retail
5 3 (3.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (46.32%) Designer
2 31 (32.63%) Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (13.68%) UI Designer
5 12 (12.63%) UX Designer
6 9 (9.47%) UI Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Author
7 7 (7.37%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (7.37%) Technical Author
7 7 (7.37%) UI/UX Designer
7 7 (7.37%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Web UI Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Digital Designer
9 5 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
9 5 (5.26%) HTML Developer
9 5 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Visual Designer
10 4 (4.21%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.16%) HTML
2 39 (41.05%) CSS
3 28 (29.47%) HTML5
4 21 (22.11%) CSS3
5 16 (16.84%) AngularJS
6 14 (14.74%) Sass
7 13 (13.68%) REST
8 12 (12.63%) Ajax
8 12 (12.63%) jQuery
8 12 (12.63%) LESS
9 11 (11.58%) JSON
9 11 (11.58%) React
10 10 (10.53%) .NET
10 10 (10.53%) Backbone.js
10 10 (10.53%) Compass CSS Framework
10 10 (10.53%) DOM
10 10 (10.53%) Ember.js
10 10 (10.53%) JSLint
11 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (45.26%) User Experience
2 11 (11.58%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.37%) Animation
4 6 (6.32%) iPhone
5 5 (5.26%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.21%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (4.21%) Social Media
7 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.16%) e-Learning
7 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.16%) Photography
8 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.11%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.05%) Blog
9 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.05%) Fintech
9 1 (1.05%) iPad
9 1 (1.05%) Podcast
9 1 (1.05%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Android
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Wireframes
3 19 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 19 (20.00%) Web Design
4 16 (16.84%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (16.84%) Web Development
5 12 (12.63%) MVC
5 12 (12.63%) Prototyping
6 9 (9.47%) Typography
7 8 (8.42%) Analytics
8 7 (7.37%) Visualisation
9 6 (6.32%) Project Management
9 6 (6.32%) UX Design
10 5 (5.26%) Infographics
10 5 (5.26%) Scrum
11 4 (4.21%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (4.21%) Release Management
12 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (3.16%) TDD
12 3 (3.16%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.68%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) TypeScript
4 3 (3.16%) C#
5 2 (2.11%) Dart
5 2 (2.11%) ECMAScript
5 2 (2.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.05%) C++
6 1 (1.05%) ES6
6 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) WCAG
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Adobe
2 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.05%) Google
5 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
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