The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 477 517 499
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -18
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 119 34 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.070% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.076% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 24 32
Average daily rate £365 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +27 109 £370 +18.40% 11
London +34 77 £400 +23.07% 7
City of London -3 16 £450 +38.46% 3
South East -7 14 £313 -10.71% 1
Berkshire +9 9 £300 +15.38%
Scotland +5 7 £375 -
Hampshire +1 5 £325 -7.14%
North West -21 4 £325 +16.59% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £363 - 1
East of England - 3 £575 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £575 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £363 - 1
Leeds - 3 £363 - 1
South West -14 2 £303 - 1
Wales -22 2 £363 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £303 -
Manchester -8 1 £320 +14.79%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 101 (50.50%) CSS
2 99 (49.50%) HTML
3 75 (37.50%) Photoshop
4 57 (28.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 46 (23.00%) CSS3
5 46 (23.00%) JavaScript
6 44 (22.00%) Adobe
7 42 (21.00%) HTML5
8 31 (15.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 28 (14.00%) Axure RP
10 25 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (11.50%) Web Design
12 22 (11.00%) Finance
12 22 (11.00%) Apple iOS
12 22 (11.00%) Information Architecture
13 18 (9.00%) Android
13 18 (9.00%) WPF
14 16 (8.00%) PHP
14 16 (8.00%) .NET
14 16 (8.00%) jQuery
15 15 (7.50%) Windows
15 15 (7.50%) XAML
16 14 (7.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 13 (6.50%) OmniGraffle
17 13 (6.50%) Degree
17 13 (6.50%) Banking
18 12 (6.00%) Microsoft
18 12 (6.00%) E-Commerce
18 12 (6.00%) ASP.NET
18 12 (6.00%) Visualisation

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (2.50%) CMS
2 2 (1.00%) Drupal
2 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.50%) WordPress
3 1 (0.50%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 75 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 57 (28.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (6.50%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (5.50%) Fireworks
5 9 (4.50%) InDesign
6 5 (2.50%) MS Visio
7 4 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (1.50%) MS Office
9 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.00%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.00%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.50%) KDB
3 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (14.00%) Axure RP
2 14 (7.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Blend
4 6 (3.00%) Subversion
5 3 (1.50%) ProtoShare
6 2 (1.00%) JIRA
6 2 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.50%) QUnit
7 1 (0.50%) Hudson
7 1 (0.50%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.50%) JUnit
7 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 22 (11.00%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Banking
3 11 (5.50%) Marketing
4 7 (3.50%) Advertising
5 5 (2.50%) Retail
5 5 (2.50%) Games
6 4 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Publishing
7 2 (1.00%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.00%) Billing
7 2 (1.00%) iGaming
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (50.50%) CSS
2 99 (49.50%) HTML
3 46 (23.00%) CSS3
4 42 (21.00%) HTML5
5 18 (9.00%) WPF
6 16 (8.00%) .NET
6 16 (8.00%) jQuery
7 12 (6.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (5.50%) Silverlight
9 10 (5.00%) Flash
10 8 (4.00%) Ajax
10 8 (4.00%) Sass
11 7 (3.50%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.50%) WCF
13 4 (2.00%) JSF
13 4 (2.00%) XML
14 3 (1.50%) LESS
14 3 (1.50%) Backbone.js
14 3 (1.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.00%) Visualisation
1 12 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.00%) Graphic Design
3 6 (3.00%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.50%) iPhone
4 5 (2.50%) W3C
5 4 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.50%) Social Media
6 3 (1.50%) iPad
6 3 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.50%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.00%) RIA
7 2 (1.00%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.00%) Social Network
7 2 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.00%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.00%) Online Games
7 2 (1.00%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (9.00%) Android
3 15 (7.50%) Windows
4 5 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 25 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (11.50%) Web Design
4 22 (11.00%) Information Architecture
5 12 (6.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (5.50%) Usability Testing
6 11 (5.50%) Workflow
7 9 (4.50%) MVVM
7 9 (4.50%) B2B
8 8 (4.00%) MVC
9 7 (3.50%) Analytics
10 6 (3.00%) Scrum
10 6 (3.00%) OO
10 6 (3.00%) User Stories
11 5 (2.50%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.50%) Use Case
12 4 (2.00%) Service Management
12 4 (2.00%) UML
12 4 (2.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (8.00%) PHP
3 15 (7.50%) XAML
4 5 (2.50%) Java
5 3 (1.50%) C#
6 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.50%) C
6 1 (0.50%) C++
6 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (6.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) WCAG
2 2 (1.00%) WAI
3 1 (0.50%) Section 508
3 1 (0.50%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (22.00%) Adobe
2 12 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.50%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.00%) Google
4 2 (1.00%) JBoss
4 2 (1.00%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.50%) Facebook
5 1 (0.50%) Mercator
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