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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Interface Designer
Rank 453 475 479
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 125 82 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 34
Average daily rate
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£325 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% -8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £284 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.60 - £18.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.68 - £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.52 - £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 - £18.50

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +28 125 £325 -3.84% 47
London +41 87 £375 +13.63% 28
City of London +21 21 £375 +31.57% 11
South East -23 13 £306 -18.33% 4
North West +6 11 £310 -17.33% 2
Manchester - 10 £310 - 2
South West -14 5 £375 +15.38% 2
North East - 5 £260 - 4
Berkshire +2 4 - - 3
Surrey -1 3 £281 -33.82%
East Sussex - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £375 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £260 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 3 £260 - 4
East of England +8 2 - - 5
Yorkshire -10 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1
Leeds -14 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £363 -3.33%
Hampshire -21 1 £250 -23.07%
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 - 1
Oxford - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
West Wales - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 138 (64.79%) User Experience
2 115 (53.99%) HTML
3 111 (52.11%) CSS
4 86 (40.38%) Photoshop
5 73 (34.27%) JavaScript
5 73 (34.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 53 (24.88%) HTML5
7 50 (23.47%) Adobe
8 46 (21.60%) Android
9 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (21.13%) CSS3
10 39 (18.31%) Apple iOS
10 39 (18.31%) jQuery
11 34 (15.96%) Finance
12 31 (14.55%) Mobile App
13 28 (13.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (13.15%) Axure RP
13 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
14 26 (12.21%) Marketing
14 26 (12.21%) AngularJS
15 25 (11.74%) Graphic Design
15 25 (11.74%) Banking
16 24 (11.27%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (11.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 23 (10.80%) Degree
18 22 (10.33%) Information Architecture
19 21 (9.86%) .NET
20 16 (7.51%) Web Design
21 15 (7.04%) Scrum
22 14 (6.57%) Web Development

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.88%) Apache
3 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
4 1 (0.47%) WordPress
4 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 86 (40.38%) Photoshop
2 73 (34.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (11.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (5.63%) InDesign
5 11 (5.16%) Acrobat
6 10 (4.69%) MS Office
7 8 (3.76%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (2.35%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (1.88%) MS Excel
10 3 (1.41%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (13.15%) Axure RP
2 7 (3.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (2.35%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Blend
4 4 (1.88%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.94%) ProtoShare
7 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.47%) Gradle
7 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.47%) JMeter
7 1 (0.47%) Xcode
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) JIRA
7 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 34 (15.96%) Finance
2 26 (12.21%) Marketing
3 25 (11.74%) Banking
4 9 (4.23%) Retail
5 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.82%) Games
6 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) iGaming
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (53.99%) HTML
2 111 (52.11%) CSS
3 53 (24.88%) HTML5
4 45 (21.13%) CSS3
5 39 (18.31%) jQuery
6 28 (13.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 26 (12.21%) AngularJS
8 21 (9.86%) .NET
9 12 (5.63%) DHTML
10 10 (4.69%) JSON
11 7 (3.29%) Flash
12 5 (2.35%) WPF
13 4 (1.88%) Ajax
13 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.88%) XML
14 3 (1.41%) XHTML
14 3 (1.41%) Sass
14 3 (1.41%) LESS
14 3 (1.41%) Leaflet
15 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 138 (64.79%) User Experience
2 31 (14.55%) Mobile App
3 25 (11.74%) Graphic Design
4 13 (6.10%) Social Media
5 11 (5.16%) Human Factors
6 10 (4.69%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (3.76%) Animation
7 8 (3.76%) W3C
8 7 (3.29%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (2.82%) Video on Demand
10 5 (2.35%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.35%) Informatics
11 3 (1.41%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.41%) STB
11 3 (1.41%) Open Source
11 3 (1.41%) Online Games
11 3 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.94%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.94%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.60%) Android
2 39 (18.31%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.10%) Windows
4 4 (1.88%) Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (11.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (10.33%) Information Architecture
4 16 (7.51%) Web Design
5 15 (7.04%) Scrum
6 14 (6.57%) Web Development
7 10 (4.69%) UX Design
7 10 (4.69%) Rapid Prototyping
8 9 (4.23%) Usability Testing
8 9 (4.23%) E-Commerce
9 6 (2.82%) Software Engineering
10 5 (2.35%) Waterfall
10 5 (2.35%) User Stories
11 4 (1.88%) Product Management
12 3 (1.41%) Project Management
12 3 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (1.41%) Workflow
12 3 (1.41%) Validation
13 2 (0.94%) TDD
13 2 (0.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (34.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.41%) XAML
2 3 (1.41%) Java
3 2 (0.94%) C#
4 1 (0.47%) C++
4 1 (0.47%) C
4 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (10.80%) Degree
2 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.88%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (23.47%) Adobe
2 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.94%) Apple
4 1 (0.47%) Google
4 1 (0.47%) Syncfusion
4 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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