Period
to 23 September 2017

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 6 months to 23 September 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 783 700
Rank change year-on-year +51 -83 +32
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 118 100 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.093% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 59 124
UK median daily rate £380 £350 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +8.11% +3.60%
10th Percentile £163 £179 £150
90th Percentile £505 £490 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +3.93% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £26.25 £16.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.48% +57.42% -7.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £10.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year +20.93% -62.28% +216.67%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32721 35797 36793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.42% 33.31% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21473 23509 23160
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 970 1199 1428
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £20.50 £18.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% +8.96% -4.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.60 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Design over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 13 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 6 months to 23 September 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
England +46 105 £390 +11.43% 23
UK excluding London +73 66 £364 +3.93% 10
London +1 50 £448 +28.00% 13
Midlands +39 16 £400 +166.67% 4
East of England -9 14 £363 -3.33% 1
South East +32 13 £388 +19.23% 1
East Midlands - 13 £400 - 3
Scotland +29 11 £133 -62.14%
North of England +73 7 £175 -3.45% 3
North West +37 6 £220 +46.67% 3
South West +18 5 £365 +4.29% 1
West Midlands +40 3 £350 +133.33% 1
North East - 1 £175 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 63 (53.39%) User Experience
2 54 (45.76%) HTML
3 50 (42.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 49 (41.53%) Photoshop
5 45 (38.14%) CSS
5 45 (38.14%) Wireframes
6 39 (33.05%) Adobe
7 29 (24.58%) JavaScript
8 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (18.64%) Marketing
10 21 (17.80%) Prototyping
11 19 (16.10%) Mobile App
11 19 (16.10%) HTML5
11 19 (16.10%) Web Design
12 18 (15.25%) Finance
13 17 (14.41%) Degree
14 16 (13.56%) Social Media
14 16 (13.56%) Visualisation
15 15 (12.71%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
16 14 (11.86%) UX Design
16 14 (11.86%) OmniGraffle
16 14 (11.86%) Axure RP
16 14 (11.86%) Front End Development
17 12 (10.17%) InVision
17 12 (10.17%) CSS3
17 12 (10.17%) Animation
17 12 (10.17%) Web Development
18 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
19 10 (8.47%) Data Visualisation

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 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.69%) CMS
2 2 (1.69%) Drupal
2 2 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) Ethereum
3 1 (0.85%) Marvel
3 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (42.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 49 (41.53%) Photoshop
3 14 (11.86%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (10.17%) InVision
5 9 (7.63%) InDesign
6 8 (6.78%) Adobe After Effects
6 8 (6.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (5.08%) UXPin
8 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (3.39%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (3.39%) Pixate
10 3 (2.54%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (2.54%) Fireworks
11 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.85%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.54%) SaaS
4 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.69%) GitHub
4 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.69%) Yammer
5 1 (0.85%) AdWords
5 1 (0.85%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.85%) Slack
5 1 (0.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Axure RP
2 9 (7.63%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (5.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.39%) Grunt
4 4 (3.39%) gulp
4 4 (3.39%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.39%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.69%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.69%) Mocha
5 2 (1.69%) PhantomJS
5 2 (1.69%) WebStorm
General
1 22 (18.64%) Marketing
2 18 (15.25%) Finance
3 5 (4.24%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.54%) Advertising
5 3 (2.54%) Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Games
6 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (63.56%) Designer
2 38 (32.20%) UX Designer
3 22 (18.64%) Graphic Designer
4 21 (17.80%) Developer
5 12 (10.17%) UI Designer
6 10 (8.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (7.63%) Senior Designer
8 8 (6.78%) UI/UX Designer
9 7 (5.93%) Senior UX Designer
10 6 (5.08%) Consultant
11 5 (4.24%) Visual Designer
12 4 (3.39%) Lead Designer
12 4 (3.39%) Lead UX Designer
13 3 (2.54%) Angular Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Digital Designer
13 3 (2.54%) User Experience Consultant
14 2 (1.69%) Communications Officer
14 2 (1.69%) Senior UI Designer
14 2 (1.69%) User Experience Architect
14 2 (1.69%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (45.76%) HTML
2 45 (38.14%) CSS
3 19 (16.10%) HTML5
4 12 (10.17%) CSS3
5 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.47%) React
7 7 (5.93%) D3.js
7 7 (5.93%) SVG
7 7 (5.93%) XML
8 6 (5.08%) Angular 2
8 6 (5.08%) jQuery
8 6 (5.08%) Node.js
9 5 (4.24%) Framer.js
10 4 (3.39%) Material Design
10 4 (3.39%) REST
10 4 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.39%) Zurb Foundation
11 3 (2.54%) Ember.js
11 3 (2.54%) Flash
12 2 (1.69%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 63 (53.39%) User Experience
2 19 (16.10%) Mobile App
3 16 (13.56%) Social Media
4 12 (10.17%) Animation
5 6 (5.08%) Video Editing
6 5 (4.24%) e-Learning
6 5 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.39%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.39%) Photography
8 2 (1.69%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.69%) Podcast
9 1 (0.85%) iPhone
9 1 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.85%) SCORM
9 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Android
2 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.14%) Wireframes
2 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.80%) Prototyping
4 19 (16.10%) Web Design
5 16 (13.56%) Visualisation
6 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
6 15 (12.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (11.86%) Front End Development
7 14 (11.86%) UX Design
8 12 (10.17%) Web Development
9 10 (8.47%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (8.47%) Infographics
10 9 (7.63%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 9 (7.63%) User Stories
11 8 (6.78%) Analytics
11 8 (6.78%) Project Management
11 8 (6.78%) Typography
12 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (5.08%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.08%) Java
3 2 (1.69%) Dart
3 2 (1.69%) ECMAScript
3 2 (1.69%) ES6
3 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.85%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) C++
4 1 (0.85%) Solidity
4 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.85%) CAPM
4 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.85%) HNC
4 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (33.05%) Adobe
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) Apple
3 4 (3.39%) Google
4 3 (2.54%) SAP
5 1 (0.85%) Facebook
5 1 (0.85%) PayPal
5 1 (0.85%) Quark
5 1 (0.85%) Xerox