Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 760 730
Rank change year-on-year +7 -30 -50
Contract jobs citing Graphic Design 122 86 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.090% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 91
UK median daily rate £313 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +11.54% +1.56%
10th Percentile £115 £218 £175
90th Percentile £508 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £31.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.40% +62.34% -20.55%
10th Percentile £11.90 £17.20 £11.63
90th Percentile £64.25 £42.50 £32.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +110.94% -13.51% -7.50%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,913 31,424 34,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.39% 32.73% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,693 20,518 22,449
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,010 1,115 1,303
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +17.14%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £47.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +18.69%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +21 117 £325 -11.86% 99
London -9 66 £300 -25.00% 28
UK excluding London +18 56 £350 +3.70% 74
South East +9 27 £375 -0.66% 21
East of England - 13 £325 - 7
North of England +29 5 £325 -8.77% 17
South West +1 5 £338 - 11
Scotland -21 4 £108 -52.00% 3
Midlands +8 3 £500 +57.48% 15
Yorkshire -2 3 £375 +9.09% 4
East Midlands +12 2 £500 +58.73% 5
North East - 2 £175 - 1
West Midlands +6 1 £450 +40.63% 10

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 46 (37.70%) HTML
2 45 (36.89%) User Experience
3 43 (35.25%) Adobe
4 41 (33.61%) Photoshop
5 37 (30.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 35 (28.69%) CSS
7 31 (25.41%) Marketing
8 30 (24.59%) Degree
9 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (20.49%) Wireframes
10 23 (18.85%) HTML5
10 23 (18.85%) Social Media
11 22 (18.03%) Web Design
12 20 (16.39%) Infographics
13 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
14 16 (13.11%) Publishing
14 16 (13.11%) Mobile App
15 15 (12.30%) InDesign
16 14 (11.48%) Typography
17 13 (10.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 13 (10.66%) Data Visualisation
17 13 (10.66%) Visualisation
18 12 (9.84%) Project Management
18 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
19 11 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
19 11 (9.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 11 (9.02%) Prototyping
20 10 (8.20%) Facebook
20 10 (8.20%) Twitter
20 10 (8.20%) Finance

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 8 (6.56%) CMS
2 7 (5.74%) Moodle
3 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.46%) Drupal
5 1 (0.82%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.82%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) Kentico
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (33.61%) Photoshop
2 37 (30.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (12.30%) InDesign
4 13 (10.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (7.38%) Adobe After Effects
5 9 (7.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (6.56%) InVision
7 7 (5.74%) Adobe Premiere
7 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (4.10%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (2.46%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (1.64%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.82%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.46%) Office 365
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Yammer
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) Intranet
2 3 (2.46%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) SMS
4 1 (0.82%) FCoE
4 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) MySQL
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.82%) Power BI
2 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.82%) git-flow
3 1 (0.82%) gulp
3 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.82%) Selenium
3 1 (0.82%) webpack
3 1 (0.82%) Xcode
General
1 31 (25.41%) Marketing
2 16 (13.11%) Publishing
3 10 (8.20%) Finance
4 7 (5.74%) Banking
4 7 (5.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (5.74%) Retail
5 6 (4.92%) Advertising
5 6 (4.92%) Games
6 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.64%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Automotive
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Front Office
8 1 (0.82%) German Language
8 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.82%) Law
8 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (57.38%) Designer
2 22 (18.03%) Developer
3 20 (16.39%) Graphic Designer
4 19 (15.57%) UX Designer
5 16 (13.11%) UI Designer
6 11 (9.02%) Digital Designer
7 10 (8.20%) UI/UX Designer
8 8 (6.56%) Senior Designer
9 7 (5.74%) e-Learning Developer
9 7 (5.74%) Senior UX Designer
10 6 (4.92%) Web Designer
11 5 (4.10%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (4.10%) HTML Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Senior UI Designer
12 4 (3.28%) Senior Applications Designer
12 4 (3.28%) Senior UI/UX Designer
12 4 (3.28%) Visual Designer
13 3 (2.46%) Artworker
13 3 (2.46%) Consultant
13 3 (2.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.70%) HTML
2 35 (28.69%) CSS
3 23 (18.85%) HTML5
4 9 (7.38%) CSS3
5 8 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.74%) Material Design
7 4 (3.28%) .NET
7 4 (3.28%) jQuery
7 4 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (2.46%) CGI
8 3 (2.46%) Flash
9 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.64%) Web Services
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.82%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.82%) J2EE
10 1 (0.82%) JSON
10 1 (0.82%) SVG
10 1 (0.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.89%) User Experience
2 23 (18.85%) Social Media
3 16 (13.11%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.20%) Animation
5 9 (7.38%) e-Learning
6 7 (5.74%) Learning Management System
6 7 (5.74%) Photography
6 7 (5.74%) Video Editing
7 6 (4.92%) Virtual Team
7 6 (4.92%) VLE
8 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.28%) iPhone
9 3 (2.46%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (2.46%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.64%) FMCG
10 2 (1.64%) Online Gambling
10 2 (1.64%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Android
1 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.82%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (20.49%) Wireframes
2 22 (18.03%) Web Design
3 20 (16.39%) Infographics
4 14 (11.48%) Typography
5 13 (10.66%) Data Visualisation
5 13 (10.66%) Visualisation
6 12 (9.84%) Project Management
7 11 (9.02%) Prototyping
7 11 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (7.38%) Copywriting
8 9 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.56%) Usability Testing
10 7 (5.74%) Scrum
11 5 (4.10%) Analytics
11 5 (4.10%) Content Development
11 5 (4.10%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (4.10%) Web Development
12 4 (3.28%) A/B Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.28%) C#
3 3 (2.46%) PHP
3 3 (2.46%) SQL
4 2 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.82%) C++
5 1 (0.82%) C-shell
5 1 (0.82%) Groovy
5 1 (0.82%) Java
5 1 (0.82%) Solidity
5 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (35.25%) Adobe
2 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.20%) Facebook
3 10 (8.20%) Twitter
4 7 (5.74%) Apple
5 3 (2.46%) Google
6 2 (1.64%) IBM
6 2 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.82%) Concur
7 1 (0.82%) Marketo
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle
7 1 (0.82%) Pardot
7 1 (0.82%) Quark
7 1 (0.82%) Sybase
7 1 (0.82%) Tableau