The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 182 210 214
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.11% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.12% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £243 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £210 £300
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5279 6592 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.18% 92.71% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 4844 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 162 173
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.70 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
UI Designer
London

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 July 2014.

UI Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (58.62%) Photoshop
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) Adobe
4 9 (31.03%) XAML
4 9 (31.03%) Banking
4 9 (31.03%) WPF
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Blend
5 8 (27.59%) Silverlight
5 8 (27.59%) CSS3
6 7 (24.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 7 (24.14%) Axure RP
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
8 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
8 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
9 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
10 3 (10.34%) B2B
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.34%) Infragistics
10 3 (10.34%) Graphic Design
10 3 (10.34%) User Experience Design
10 3 (10.34%) HTML5
10 3 (10.34%) jQuery
10 3 (10.34%) Usability Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Marketing
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Photoshop
2 11 (37.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (6.90%) InDesign
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Blend
2 7 (24.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 7 (24.14%) Axure RP
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) CSS
2 9 (31.03%) WPF
3 8 (27.59%) Silverlight
3 8 (27.59%) CSS3
4 6 (20.69%) HTML
5 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) Flash
7 1 (3.45%) .NET
7 1 (3.45%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.34%) Graphic Design
4 2 (6.90%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) B2B
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience Design
1 3 (10.34%) Usability Testing
1 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
2 2 (6.90%) Scrum
3 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) Web Development
3 1 (3.45%) MVVM
3 1 (3.45%) Market Research
3 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) XAML
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Adobe
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Infragistics
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago