The table below looks at the statistics for the UI Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Interface Designer
Rank - 89 88
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 0 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.60% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.63% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate - £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UI Designer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1717 1590 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.65% 95.15% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 834 673
Average daily rate £390 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 65
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.45 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

UI Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

UI Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

UI Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

UI Designer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (78.57%) User Experience
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe
4 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (14.29%) Sass
7 2 (14.29%) LESS
7 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (14.29%) React
7 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Web Design
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) XHTML
7 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
7 2 (14.29%) XPath
7 2 (14.29%) Grails
7 2 (14.29%) Groovy

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) Grails
6 2 (14.29%) LESS
6 2 (14.29%) React
6 2 (14.29%) Sass
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (14.29%) XHTML
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) SEO
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Groovy
2 2 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe