The table below looks at the statistics for the UI Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UI Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Interface Designer
Rank 119 167 192
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +25
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 24 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 13
Average daily rate £350 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £287 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.37 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.20 -
UI Designer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2945 4817 5628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.49% 94.95% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 3708 4014
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 75 94
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

UI Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UI Designer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UI Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UI Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UI Designer across the City of London region.

UI Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

UI Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UI Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

UI Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

UI Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UI Designer across the City of London region.

UI Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited UI Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UI Designer in their job title.

1 27 (72.97%) User Experience
2 18 (48.65%) HTML
3 16 (43.24%) CSS
4 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (32.43%) Photoshop
6 11 (29.73%) HTML5
6 11 (29.73%) jQuery
6 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.03%) .NET
7 10 (27.03%) Adobe
7 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.03%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) CSS3
9 8 (21.62%) Entity Framework
9 8 (21.62%) BDD
9 8 (21.62%) Kendo UI
9 8 (21.62%) Jasmine
9 8 (21.62%) Caliburn.Micro
9 8 (21.62%) SOLID
9 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
9 8 (21.62%) NCrunch
9 8 (21.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (21.62%) NSubstitute
9 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 8 (21.62%) Pair Programming
9 8 (21.62%) NUnit
9 8 (21.62%) C#

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited UI Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UI Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (32.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (5.41%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.70%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.62%) Jasmine
1 8 (21.62%) NCrunch
1 8 (21.62%) NSubstitute
1 8 (21.62%) NUnit
1 8 (21.62%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (21.62%) Selenium
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (21.62%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.70%) gulp
General
1 6 (16.22%) Games
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) HTML
2 16 (43.24%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
3 11 (29.73%) HTML5
3 11 (29.73%) jQuery
4 10 (27.03%) .NET
4 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (24.32%) CSS3
6 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
6 8 (21.62%) Caliburn.Micro
6 8 (21.62%) Entity Framework
6 8 (21.62%) Kendo UI
6 8 (21.62%) LINQ
6 8 (21.62%) WCF
6 8 (21.62%) WPF
7 2 (5.41%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (5.41%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (72.97%) User Experience
2 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
3 6 (16.22%) Online Games
4 4 (10.81%) Graphic Design
5 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Android
1 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) BDD
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (21.62%) Multithreading
3 8 (21.62%) MVVM
3 8 (21.62%) Pair Programming
3 8 (21.62%) SOLID
3 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) Front End Development
4 4 (10.81%) Typography
4 4 (10.81%) UX Design
5 2 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (5.41%) Kanban
5 2 (5.41%) Web Design
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) XAML
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Adobe