The table below looks at the statistics for the UI Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 533 516 501
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 79 70 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 56 71
Average daily rate
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£314 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.93% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

UI Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UI Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UI Designer
Daily Rate Trend

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

UI Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UI Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UI Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

UI Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UI Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UI Designer within the UK.

UI Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UI Designer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UI Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 78 £315 -4.54% 28
London +14 37 £338 -10.00% 15
South East +15 15 £313 -3.84% 5
City of London +31 11 £338 +3.84% 6
North West -6 10 £340 -2.85% 3
Berkshire +13 8 £313 -10.71% 2
Manchester -10 8 £340 +36.00% 2
East Midlands - 7 £195 - 3
Bracknell +4 5 £313 -13.79%
East of England -20 5 £400 +48.83%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £195 - 2
Nottingham - 4 £195 - 2
South West - 3 £450 - 1
Cheshire +10 2 £300 -
Yorkshire -3 2 £400 +46.78% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £313 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £256 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
York - 2 £400 -
Crawley - 2 £313 -
Surrey -4 1 £348 +6.92% 2
Glasgow -14 1 £288 +27.77% 3
Scotland -16 1 £288 +19.79% 3
Hertfordshire -25 1 £500 +90.47%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £500 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Reigate - - - -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 137 (73.66%) User Experience
2 98 (52.69%) CSS
3 87 (46.77%) HTML
4 85 (45.70%) Photoshop
5 67 (36.02%) Adobe Illustrator
6 64 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (31.18%) Adobe
8 51 (27.42%) HTML5
9 48 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 47 (25.27%) CSS3
11 30 (16.13%) Mobile App
12 28 (15.05%) Axure RP
13 24 (12.90%) Android
13 24 (12.90%) Marketing
13 24 (12.90%) Apple iOS
14 23 (12.37%) Responsive Web Design
15 21 (11.29%) Finance
16 19 (10.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 18 (9.68%) Rapid Prototyping
17 18 (9.68%) Banking
17 18 (9.68%) E-Commerce
18 17 (9.14%) jQuery
19 16 (8.60%) Web Design
20 15 (8.06%) WPF
20 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Blend
21 14 (7.53%) Flash
22 13 (6.99%) Games
22 13 (6.99%) XAML
23 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
23 12 (6.45%) Silverlight

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (3.23%) CMS
2 3 (1.61%) Drupal
3 2 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) WordPress
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (45.70%) Photoshop
2 67 (36.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (5.38%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (5.38%) Adobe After Effects
4 9 (4.84%) InDesign
5 7 (3.76%) MS Office
6 6 (3.23%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 28 (15.05%) Axure RP
2 19 (10.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Blend
4 9 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.15%) ProtoShare
6 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 24 (12.90%) Marketing
2 21 (11.29%) Finance
3 18 (9.68%) Banking
4 13 (6.99%) Games
5 7 (3.76%) Retail
6 6 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.61%) Advertising
7 3 (1.61%) iGaming
8 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (52.69%) CSS
2 87 (46.77%) HTML
3 51 (27.42%) HTML5
4 47 (25.27%) CSS3
5 17 (9.14%) jQuery
6 15 (8.06%) WPF
7 14 (7.53%) Flash
8 12 (6.45%) Silverlight
8 12 (6.45%) Ajax
9 11 (5.91%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.76%) .NET
11 6 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.69%) JSF
12 5 (2.69%) Velocity
12 5 (2.69%) Sass
12 5 (2.69%) PrimeFaces
13 2 (1.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 2 (1.08%) REST
13 2 (1.08%) ATL
14 1 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 137 (73.66%) User Experience
2 30 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.38%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.76%) Animation
4 7 (3.76%) Social Media
5 5 (2.69%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.69%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.15%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.61%) Online Games
7 3 (1.61%) Social Network
7 3 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.08%) W3C
8 2 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.08%) iPhone
8 2 (1.08%) Informatics
9 1 (0.54%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.90%) Android
1 24 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.84%) Windows
3 3 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.08%) Linux
4 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.37%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (9.68%) Rapid Prototyping
3 18 (9.68%) E-Commerce
4 16 (8.60%) Web Design
5 10 (5.38%) User Experience Design
6 8 (4.30%) Web Accessibility
7 7 (3.76%) Web Development
7 7 (3.76%) Scrum
7 7 (3.76%) Coaching
8 6 (3.23%) Customer Insight
8 6 (3.23%) Information Architecture
9 5 (2.69%) Usability Testing
10 4 (2.15%) User Stories
10 4 (2.15%) MVVM
10 4 (2.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (2.15%) Time Management
11 3 (1.61%) Product Marketing
11 3 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (1.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 13 (6.99%) XAML
3 5 (2.69%) PHP
4 2 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (0.54%) Ruby
5 1 (0.54%) C
5 1 (0.54%) C#
5 1 (0.54%) C++
5 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (5.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) WCAG
1 6 (3.23%) WAI
2 1 (0.54%) QA
Vendors
1 58 (31.18%) Adobe
2 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.23%) Mercator
3 6 (3.23%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.54%) Syncfusion
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