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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 178 192 193
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 18 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £344 £270
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +27.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +57.89%
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
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 20 (71.43%) User Experience
1 20 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 18 (64.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 10 (35.71%) Android
4 9 (32.14%) Adobe
5 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) Axure RP
8 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 4 (14.29%) CSS3
8 4 (14.29%) Information Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
8 4 (14.29%) MS Office
8 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) Acrobat
9 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
9 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (10.71%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (10.71%) Degree
10 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 18 (64.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 4 (14.29%) Acrobat
4 2 (7.14%) InDesign
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Axure RP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) CSS3
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) DHTML
5 2 (7.14%) Flash
5 2 (7.14%) WPF
5 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
5 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) User Experience
2 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Human Factors
5 2 (7.14%) W3C
5 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
6 1 (3.57%) iPhone
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Android
2 8 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Web Design
4 2 (7.14%) Usability Testing
4 2 (7.14%) UX Design
4 2 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago