Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 773 746 770
Rank change year-on-year -27 +24 -82
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 108 82 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.091% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 76
UK median daily rate £320 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +12.31% +1.56%
10th Percentile £84 £214 £175
90th Percentile £495 £544 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £18.25 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.33% -30.48% -8.50%
10th Percentile £12.44 £15.93 £10.24
90th Percentile £65.33 £20.78 £26.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £16.00 £10.30
% change year-on-year +207.81% +55.34% -64.10%

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 34,097 30,448 35,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.83% 33.75% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,347 19,754 23,182
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £635 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,062 1,075 1,191
UK median hourly rate £21.95 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.75% -4.76% +17.55%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.27% -11.90% +20.00%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 -8 104 £316 -13.36% 100
London -41 57 £300 -29.41% 38
UK excluding London -8 50 £325 -7.14% 62
South East +4 31 £203 -38.17% 15
East of England +2 6 £350 -3.45% 9
North of England -8 4 £375 +7.14% 18
Midlands -17 4 £500 +25.00% 13
East Midlands +6 3 £500 +25.00% 8
South West +5 3 £320 -5.19% 7
Yorkshire -16 3 £375 +7.14% 4
Scotland -47 3 £325 -7.14%
West Midlands -24 1 £450 +34.33% 5
North East - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 53 (49.07%) Photoshop
2 48 (44.44%) User Experience
3 45 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 44 (40.74%) HTML
5 41 (37.96%) Adobe
6 35 (32.41%) Marketing
7 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (28.70%) CSS
8 27 (25.00%) HTML5
9 24 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 24 (22.22%) Infographics
10 23 (21.30%) Social Media
11 21 (19.44%) InDesign
12 20 (18.52%) Wireframes
13 19 (17.59%) Degree
14 18 (16.67%) Web Design
15 17 (15.74%) Digital Marketing
15 17 (15.74%) Publishing
16 16 (14.81%) Facebook
16 16 (14.81%) Twitter
17 15 (13.89%) Copywriting
18 14 (12.96%) Mobile App
18 14 (12.96%) Virtual Team
18 14 (12.96%) InVision
19 13 (12.04%) Self-Motivation
19 13 (12.04%) Finance
19 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
20 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
20 12 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 12 (11.11%) CMS

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 12 (11.11%) CMS
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.78%) WordPress
4 2 (1.85%) Drupal
4 2 (1.85%) Moodle
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) Kentico
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (49.07%) Photoshop
2 45 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (19.44%) InDesign
5 14 (12.96%) InVision
6 12 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (2.78%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (2.78%) UXPin
10 2 (1.85%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.93%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.93%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Intranet
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) SMS
4 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.93%) Skype
4 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) Power BI
1 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (4.63%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 4 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (3.70%) webpack
4 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.93%) GitLab
6 1 (0.93%) gulp
6 1 (0.93%) Maven
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 35 (32.41%) Marketing
2 17 (15.74%) Publishing
3 13 (12.04%) Finance
4 7 (6.48%) Banking
5 5 (4.63%) Retail
6 4 (3.70%) Advertising
6 4 (3.70%) Games
6 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.78%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.85%) French Language
8 2 (1.85%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.93%) Law
9 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (59.26%) Designer
2 22 (20.37%) Graphic Designer
3 18 (16.67%) UX Designer
4 17 (15.74%) Developer
5 14 (12.96%) Digital Designer
6 11 (10.19%) UI Designer
7 10 (9.26%) UI/UX Designer
8 8 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Designer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior UX Designer
10 5 (4.63%) Artworker
10 5 (4.63%) HTML Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Junior
11 4 (3.70%) Senior Applications Designer
11 4 (3.70%) Senior UI Designer
11 4 (3.70%) Senior UI/UX Designer
12 3 (2.78%) Coordinator
12 3 (2.78%) Junior Designer
12 3 (2.78%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.78%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.74%) HTML
2 31 (28.70%) CSS
3 27 (25.00%) HTML5
4 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.33%) CSS3
6 8 (7.41%) Material Design
6 8 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (6.48%) Flash
8 6 (5.56%) jQuery
9 5 (4.63%) .NET
9 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.70%) React
10 4 (3.70%) REST
10 4 (3.70%) Web Services
11 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.78%) JSON
11 3 (2.78%) Redux
12 2 (1.85%) Ajax
12 2 (1.85%) Angular 2
12 2 (1.85%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 48 (44.44%) User Experience
2 23 (21.30%) Social Media
3 14 (12.96%) Mobile App
3 14 (12.96%) Virtual Team
4 13 (12.04%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (7.41%) Animation
6 6 (5.56%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.70%) e-Learning
7 4 (3.70%) Fintech
7 4 (3.70%) iPhone
7 4 (3.70%) Video Editing
8 3 (2.78%) Online Gambling
9 2 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.85%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.85%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (1.85%) SCORM
10 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.93%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Android
2 6 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.22%) Infographics
3 20 (18.52%) Wireframes
4 18 (16.67%) Web Design
5 17 (15.74%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (13.89%) Copywriting
7 12 (11.11%) Prototyping
8 10 (9.26%) Project Management
8 10 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.33%) Typography
10 8 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (7.41%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.41%) Strategic Thinking
10 8 (7.41%) Visualisation
11 7 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (6.48%) Usability Testing
11 7 (6.48%) Web Development
12 6 (5.56%) Scrum
12 6 (5.56%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.56%) C#
2 6 (5.56%) SQL
3 3 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.93%) C-shell
4 1 (0.93%) Groovy
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) PHP
4 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (37.96%) Adobe
2 16 (14.81%) Facebook
2 16 (14.81%) Twitter
3 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.26%) Apple
5 6 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle
6 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) Marketo
7 1 (0.93%) Pardot
7 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) Telerik
7 1 (0.93%) Xamarin