The median contractor rate for a Visual Designer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Visual Designer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 619 627
Rank change year-on-year +59 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Visual Designer 50 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.065% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.068% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 11
Median daily rate £400 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £300 £338
% change year-on-year +27.91% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Visual Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Visual Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Designer in the UK

Visual Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visual Designer in the UK

Visual Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Designer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visual Designer in the UK

Visual Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Designer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visual Designer in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +33 45 £400 +23.07% 3
London +12 33 £400 +5.26% 1
City of London +4 9 £525 +61.53%
South West +10 8 £425 +8.28%
Scotland +38 5 £340 -15.00%
Bristol +2 5 £425 +30.76%
Glasgow - 5 £340 -
South East +15 3 £375 +36.36%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Yorkshire +31 1 £388 +29.16%
Leeds - 1 £388 -
Swindon - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £375 -

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Visual Designer in the job title.

1 50 (60.24%) Finance
2 42 (50.60%) Adobe
3 38 (45.78%) HTML
4 37 (44.58%) CSS
5 33 (39.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 32 (38.55%) User Experience
7 31 (37.35%) Visualisation
8 30 (36.14%) Data Visualisation
9 27 (32.53%) Marketing
10 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (24.10%) Telecoms
12 18 (21.69%) Cash Management
13 17 (20.48%) Android
14 16 (19.28%) Apple iOS
15 12 (14.46%) Degree
15 12 (14.46%) Photoshop
16 11 (13.25%) Scrum
16 11 (13.25%) Banking
17 10 (12.05%) Adobe Illustrator
18 8 (9.64%) Material Design
18 8 (9.64%) Prototyping
19 7 (8.43%) Wireframes
19 7 (8.43%) Mobile App
19 7 (8.43%) HTML5
20 6 (7.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 6 (7.23%) Apache Flex
20 6 (7.23%) Ajax
20 6 (7.23%) Financial Institution
21 5 (6.02%) Axure RP
22 4 (4.82%) CSS3

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (39.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (14.46%) Photoshop
3 10 (12.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.41%) InDesign
4 2 (2.41%) InVision
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 50 (60.24%) Finance
2 27 (32.53%) Marketing
3 20 (24.10%) Telecoms
4 11 (13.25%) Banking
5 6 (7.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.41%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.41%) Retail
7 1 (1.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.78%) HTML
2 37 (44.58%) CSS
3 8 (9.64%) Material Design
4 7 (8.43%) HTML5
5 6 (7.23%) Ajax
5 6 (7.23%) Apache Flex
6 4 (4.82%) CSS3
7 2 (2.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (38.55%) User Experience
2 7 (8.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.82%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.41%) Fintech
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Derivative
5 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.20%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Photography
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Android
2 16 (19.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Visualisation
2 30 (36.14%) Data Visualisation
3 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.69%) Cash Management
5 11 (13.25%) Scrum
6 8 (9.64%) Prototyping
7 7 (8.43%) Wireframes
8 4 (4.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (4.82%) Typography
8 4 (4.82%) Web Design
9 3 (3.61%) Analytics
9 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.61%) Front End Development
9 3 (3.61%) Web Development
9 3 (3.61%) Workflow
10 2 (2.41%) Customer Insight
10 2 (2.41%) Data Analytics
10 2 (2.41%) Iconography
10 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 42 (50.60%) Adobe
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
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