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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 596 542
Rank change year-on-year +43 -54  
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 61 53 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.099% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.30% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 58
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £158 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £455 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £26.25 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.69

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 15670 17861 17809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.26% 33.25% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14461 16373 15825
Median daily rate £450 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £630 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 850 842
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.61 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £47.83 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 9 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 29 June 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 58 £400 +18.51% 24
UK excluding London +75 35 £400 +14.28% 18
London +2 26 £467 +33.28% 9
Midlands +23 12 £400 +166.66% 6
South East +19 10 £388 +19.23% 2
East of England -10 4 £400 +11.11% 3
South West - 4 £365 -
Scotland +35 3 - - 3
North of England +59 2 - - 4

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 62 (57.94%) User Experience
2 51 (47.66%) HTML
3 47 (43.93%) CSS
4 43 (40.19%) Wireframes
5 39 (36.45%) Photoshop
5 39 (36.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
7 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (27.10%) Adobe
8 22 (20.56%) Degree
9 20 (18.69%) Web Design
9 20 (18.69%) Prototyping
9 20 (18.69%) Front End Development
9 20 (18.69%) HTML5
10 19 (17.76%) Finance
11 17 (15.89%) Mobile App
12 16 (14.95%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (14.02%) Visualisation
13 15 (14.02%) UX Design
13 15 (14.02%) CSS3
13 15 (14.02%) Web Development
14 14 (13.08%) Marketing
14 14 (13.08%) OmniGraffle
14 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
15 13 (12.15%) Axure RP
16 11 (10.28%) Infographics
16 11 (10.28%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (9.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 10 (9.35%) Analytics
18 9 (8.41%) jQuery

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 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.87%) Drupal
2 2 (1.87%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (36.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 39 (36.45%) Photoshop
2 14 (13.08%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (9.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (7.48%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (6.54%) InDesign
6 6 (5.61%) InVision
6 6 (5.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (4.67%) Pixate
8 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (2.80%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (1.87%) Camtasia
10 2 (1.87%) UXPin
11 1 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) GitHub
3 2 (1.87%) Yammer
4 1 (0.93%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Slack
4 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Intranet
2 2 (1.87%) DNS
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Skype
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Axure RP
2 8 (7.48%) Grunt
2 8 (7.48%) gulp
2 8 (7.48%) Jasmine
3 6 (5.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.61%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.74%) IntelliJ
4 4 (3.74%) PhantomJS
4 4 (3.74%) WebStorm
5 3 (2.80%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.87%) Bower
6 2 (1.87%) JSHint
6 2 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.87%) Maven
6 2 (1.87%) Mocha
6 2 (1.87%) Protractor
6 2 (1.87%) Selenium
6 2 (1.87%) webpack
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Marketing
3 6 (5.61%) Publishing
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.87%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (60.75%) Designer
2 32 (29.91%) UX Designer
3 23 (21.50%) Developer
4 17 (15.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (14.02%) UI Designer
6 10 (9.35%) Graphic Designer
7 9 (8.41%) UI/UX Designer
8 8 (7.48%) Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Designer
10 5 (4.67%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Junior
10 5 (4.67%) Lead Designer
10 5 (4.67%) Lead UX Designer
10 5 (4.67%) Senior UX Designer
10 5 (4.67%) User Experience Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Digital Designer
11 4 (3.74%) HTML Developer
11 4 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Junior Designer
11 4 (3.74%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (47.66%) HTML
2 47 (43.93%) CSS
3 20 (18.69%) HTML5
4 15 (14.02%) CSS3
5 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.41%) jQuery
6 9 (8.41%) React
7 8 (7.48%) Angular 2
7 8 (7.48%) Node.js
7 8 (7.48%) REST
8 7 (6.54%) D3.js
8 7 (6.54%) SVG
8 7 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (6.54%) XML
9 6 (5.61%) Ajax
10 5 (4.67%) Framer.js
11 4 (3.74%) PhoneGap
11 4 (3.74%) Sass
12 3 (2.80%) Ember.js
12 3 (2.80%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 62 (57.94%) User Experience
2 17 (15.89%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.28%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (7.48%) Animation
5 7 (6.54%) Social Media
6 5 (4.67%) Video Editing
7 4 (3.74%) e-Learning
7 4 (3.74%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.87%) iPhone
8 2 (1.87%) Photography
9 1 (0.93%) Blog
9 1 (0.93%) Fintech
9 1 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.93%) Podcast
9 1 (0.93%) SCORM
9 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.67%) Android
2 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) Wireframes
2 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.69%) Front End Development
3 20 (18.69%) Prototyping
3 20 (18.69%) Web Design
4 16 (14.95%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (14.02%) UX Design
5 15 (14.02%) Visualisation
5 15 (14.02%) Web Development
6 11 (10.28%) Infographics
7 10 (9.35%) Analytics
8 8 (7.48%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.54%) Project Management
10 6 (5.61%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 6 (5.61%) Typography
10 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.61%) User Stories
11 5 (4.67%) ERP
12 4 (3.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.61%) Java
2 6 (5.61%) TypeScript
3 4 (3.74%) Dart
3 4 (3.74%) ECMAScript
4 2 (1.87%) ES6
5 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) CAPM
4 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) Adobe
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.80%) Apple
3 3 (2.80%) SAP
4 2 (1.87%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) PayPal
5 1 (0.93%) Xerox