The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UI Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Interface Designer
Rank 476 553 530
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -23
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 176 102 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 69 76
Median daily rate £375 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.60 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+373.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

UI Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UI Designer in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UI Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 173 £375 +11.94% 46
London +55 118 £375 - 30
South East +11 15 £325 +8.33% 7
North West +5 10 £350 +7.69% 2
West Midlands -24 10 £375 - 3
Manchester -9 9 £350 +7.69% 2
East Midlands +2 7 £398 +65.62% 4
Coventry -9 7 £400 -
Berkshire +10 6 £375 +66.66%
City of London +32 5 £450 +12.50% 5
East of England +18 5 £313 -1.96% 2
Northamptonshire - 5 £420 - 2
South West +13 4 £375 -11.76%
West Yorkshire 0 4 £313 -10.71%
Yorkshire -2 4 £313 -10.71%
Northampton - 4 £420 - 1
Scotland +15 3 £313 -21.87%
Hampshire +3 3 £338 -6.89% 1
Bristol -4 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 2
Barking - 3 £338 -
Teddington - 3 £413 - 1
Reading +10 2 £350 +33.33%
Glasgow +8 2 £225 -43.75%
Essex - 2 £313 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £275 -
Stockport - 2 £450 -
Bradford - 2 £313 -
Kent - 2 £275 -
Birmingham - 2 £325 - 1

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, UI Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring UI Designer in the job title.

1 259 (79.69%) User Experience
2 137 (42.15%) HTML
3 127 (39.08%) CSS
4 126 (38.77%) Photoshop
5 118 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (36.31%) Wireframes
6 107 (32.92%) Adobe
7 94 (28.92%) Adobe Illustrator
8 81 (24.92%) JavaScript
9 71 (21.85%) HTML5
10 66 (20.31%) Prototyping
11 60 (18.46%) Mobile App
12 59 (18.15%) Apple iOS
12 59 (18.15%) Android
13 52 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 52 (16.00%) E-Commerce
14 48 (14.77%) CSS3
15 41 (12.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 39 (12.00%) Front End Development
17 38 (11.69%) Typography
18 37 (11.38%) Finance
19 35 (10.77%) Web Design
20 31 (9.54%) Axure RP
20 31 (9.54%) jQuery
21 29 (8.92%) InVision
22 27 (8.31%) Scrum
22 27 (8.31%) Marketing
23 25 (7.69%) Banking
23 25 (7.69%) Retail
24 24 (7.38%) OmniGraffle

UI Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.31%) Marvel
2 9 (2.77%) CMS
3 2 (0.62%) WordPress
4 1 (0.31%) concrete5
4 1 (0.31%) Drupal
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 126 (38.77%) Photoshop
2 94 (28.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (12.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 29 (8.92%) InVision
5 24 (7.38%) OmniGraffle
6 13 (4.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (3.08%) InDesign
8 7 (2.15%) Fireworks
9 6 (1.85%) MS Office
10 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.92%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.92%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.92%) Pixate
12 2 (0.62%) Flinto
12 2 (0.62%) GIMP
12 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.62%) UXPin
13 1 (0.31%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.31%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.92%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.31%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.31%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.77%) Internet
2 2 (0.62%) Network Security
3 1 (0.31%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.92%) QlikView
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (9.54%) Axure RP
2 9 (2.77%) JIRA
3 8 (2.46%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.54%) gulp
5 4 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.92%) Grunt
6 3 (0.92%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) Ant
7 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
7 1 (0.31%) Mocha
7 1 (0.31%) Mockito
7 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 37 (11.38%) Finance
2 27 (8.31%) Marketing
3 25 (7.69%) Banking
3 25 (7.69%) Retail
4 15 (4.62%) Games
5 6 (1.85%) Advertising
6 3 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (42.15%) HTML
2 127 (39.08%) CSS
3 71 (21.85%) HTML5
4 48 (14.77%) CSS3
5 31 (9.54%) jQuery
6 19 (5.85%) AngularJS
7 9 (2.77%) Node.js
8 7 (2.15%) Ajax
8 7 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.23%) Backbone.js
9 4 (1.23%) Framer.js
9 4 (1.23%) React
9 4 (1.23%) Sass
9 4 (1.23%) XHTML
10 3 (0.92%) D3.js
10 3 (0.92%) Flash
10 3 (0.92%) JSON
10 3 (0.92%) LESS
11 2 (0.62%) Ember.js
11 2 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 259 (79.69%) User Experience
2 60 (18.46%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.08%) Graphic Design
4 9 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.77%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.85%) iPhone
6 5 (1.54%) Social Media
6 5 (1.54%) Social Network
6 5 (1.54%) Statistics
7 4 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.23%) Photography
7 4 (1.23%) Video on Demand
7 4 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.92%) Animation
8 3 (0.92%) Copywriting
8 3 (0.92%) iPad
8 3 (0.92%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.92%) W3C
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.15%) Android
1 59 (18.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
1 118 (36.31%) Wireframes
2 66 (20.31%) Prototyping
3 52 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 52 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 39 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 38 (11.69%) Typography
6 35 (10.77%) Web Design
7 27 (8.31%) Scrum
8 20 (6.15%) Web Development
9 16 (4.92%) Mobile First
9 16 (4.92%) Rapid Prototyping
10 13 (4.00%) Information Architecture
10 13 (4.00%) UX Design
11 12 (3.69%) Waterfall
12 11 (3.38%) Analytics
12 11 (3.38%) CRM
13 10 (3.08%) Android Development
13 10 (3.08%) Usability Testing
14 9 (2.77%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (24.92%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.54%) Java
3 4 (1.23%) PHP
3 4 (1.23%) SQL
4 3 (0.92%) VBA
5 2 (0.62%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.62%) Apple Swift
5 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.31%) Python
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (6.46%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.31%) WCAG
Vendors
1 107 (32.92%) Adobe
2 10 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.77%) Apple
4 4 (1.23%) Google
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle
5 2 (0.62%) Twitter
6 1 (0.31%) BT
6 1 (0.31%) Facebook
6 1 (0.31%) IBM
6 1 (0.31%) Lotus
6 1 (0.31%) Siebel
6 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
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