Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Visual Designer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Lead Visual Designer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 893 889
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Visual Designer 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.003% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
UK median daily rate £625 £338 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -37.50% +35.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Lead Visual Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Lead Visual Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Visual Designer in the UK

Lead Visual Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lead Visual Designer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Visual Designer in the UK

Lead Visual Designer
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Visual Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +26 7 £625 +85.19%
London -23 7 £625 +85.19%

Lead Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Lead Visual Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Lead Visual Designer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (85.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Adobe
2 6 (85.71%) Visualisation
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum

Lead Visual Designer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Visualisation
1 6 (85.71%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Adobe