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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Interface Designer
Rank 169 186 191
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 22 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 7
Average daily rate
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£393 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 - £18.50
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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
4829 5697 5410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.46% 92.98% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4060 4032
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 92 109
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 March 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 26 March 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 28 (70.00%) User Experience
2 27 (67.50%) Photoshop
3 26 (65.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (45.00%) HTML
5 17 (42.50%) CSS
6 14 (35.00%) Adobe
6 14 (35.00%) Android
7 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
8 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 10 (25.00%) Banking
9 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.50%) Axure RP
10 6 (15.00%) CSS3
10 6 (15.00%) HTML5
10 6 (15.00%) Graphic Design
10 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (12.50%) Degree
11 5 (12.50%) jQuery
11 5 (12.50%) Information Architecture
12 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (10.00%) Web Design
12 4 (10.00%) Windows
12 4 (10.00%) Acrobat
13 3 (7.50%) InDesign
13 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
13 3 (7.50%) Rapid Prototyping
13 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
13 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Photoshop
2 26 (65.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (10.00%) Acrobat
5 3 (7.50%) InDesign
6 2 (5.00%) MS Office
7 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
7 1 (2.50%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
1 10 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) HTML
2 17 (42.50%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) CSS3
3 6 (15.00%) HTML5
4 5 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.00%) DHTML
7 1 (2.50%) WPF
7 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (70.00%) User Experience
2 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (15.00%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Video on Demand
5 2 (5.00%) Human Factors
5 2 (5.00%) iPhone
5 2 (5.00%) W3C
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Social Media
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Android
2 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (10.00%) Web Design
4 3 (7.50%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Web Development
6 1 (2.50%) UX Design
6 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Adobe
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
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