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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Interface Designer
Rank 172 187 197
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 20 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £350 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 31 (81.58%) User Experience
2 25 (65.79%) Photoshop
3 23 (60.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (47.37%) HTML
4 18 (47.37%) CSS
5 17 (44.74%) Adobe
6 10 (26.32%) Graphic Design
6 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
7 9 (23.68%) Android
7 9 (23.68%) Web Design
8 8 (21.05%) Finance
8 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 7 (18.42%) HTML5
9 7 (18.42%) CSS3
9 7 (18.42%) Axure RP
9 7 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
10 6 (15.79%) Information Architecture
10 6 (15.79%) jQuery
11 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.53%) Banking
12 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (7.89%) Degree
13 3 (7.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 3 (7.89%) InDesign
13 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
14 2 (5.26%) Human Factors
14 2 (5.26%) Retail
14 2 (5.26%) DHTML

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (2.63%) WordPress
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Photoshop
2 23 (60.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (7.89%) InDesign
5 2 (5.26%) Acrobat
6 1 (2.63%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Axure RP
2 3 (7.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) HTML
1 18 (47.37%) CSS
2 7 (18.42%) HTML5
2 7 (18.42%) CSS3
3 6 (15.79%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.26%) DHTML
6 1 (2.63%) LESS
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) WPF
6 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 31 (81.58%) User Experience
2 10 (26.32%) Graphic Design
2 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Human Factors
3 2 (5.26%) Video on Demand
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) W3C
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.63%) RIA
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Android
2 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Web Design
2 6 (15.79%) Information Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (5.26%) Usability Testing
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) UX Design
6 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Use Case
6 1 (2.63%) Web Development
6 1 (2.63%) User Stories
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Adobe
2 1 (2.63%) Facebook
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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