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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 501 499 518
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 92 69 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 37
Average daily rate
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£338 £315 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £210 £300
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -10 83 £338 +3.84% 25
London +26 50 £375 -16.66% 9
South East -9 18 £313 +78.57% 7
City of London +22 13 £338 -25.00% 5
Manchester -2 8 £340 +23.63% 3
North West -6 8 £340 +23.63% 4
Berkshire +7 6 £313 -13.79% 1
Wales - 5 £363 -
West Sussex -1 4 £313 +25.00% 1
Scotland -20 4 £325 +47.72% 1
East Sussex - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
Crawley - 4 £313 - 1
Glasgow +2 3 - - 1
Surrey -10 2 £188 +7.14% 4
West Midlands -13 1 £325 -
Hampshire -20 1 £325 - 1
East of England -27 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Salford - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wigan - - - -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 106 (51.21%) CSS
2 103 (49.76%) HTML
3 89 (43.00%) Photoshop
4 68 (32.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 63 (30.43%) Adobe
6 52 (25.12%) HTML5
7 46 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 44 (21.26%) CSS3
9 33 (15.94%) Axure RP
10 32 (15.46%) Apple iOS
11 31 (14.98%) Mobile App
12 30 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (14.01%) Responsive Web Design
14 28 (13.53%) Android
15 24 (11.59%) Finance
16 22 (10.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 21 (10.14%) jQuery
17 21 (10.14%) Web Design
18 19 (9.18%) Banking
18 19 (9.18%) WPF
18 19 (9.18%) E-Commerce
19 17 (8.21%) Marketing
19 17 (8.21%) XAML
19 17 (8.21%) Rapid Prototyping
20 16 (7.73%) Information Architecture
21 15 (7.25%) Windows
21 15 (7.25%) Flash
22 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Blend
22 14 (6.76%) OmniGraffle
23 12 (5.80%) Visualisation

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (3.86%) CMS
2 3 (1.45%) Drupal
2 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.97%) WordPress
3 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.48%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (43.00%) Photoshop
2 68 (32.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (6.76%) OmniGraffle
4 12 (5.80%) InDesign
5 10 (4.83%) Fireworks
6 7 (3.38%) MS Office
7 5 (2.42%) MS Visio
7 5 (2.42%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.97%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.48%) KDB
Development Applications
1 33 (15.94%) Axure RP
2 22 (10.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Blend
4 8 (3.86%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (2.90%) Subversion
6 4 (1.93%) ProtoShare
7 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.48%) JIRA
8 1 (0.48%) PhoneGap
General
1 24 (11.59%) Finance
2 19 (9.18%) Banking
3 17 (8.21%) Marketing
4 12 (5.80%) Games
5 9 (4.35%) Retail
6 6 (2.90%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.93%) Advertising
8 3 (1.45%) iGaming
9 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (51.21%) CSS
2 103 (49.76%) HTML
3 52 (25.12%) HTML5
4 44 (21.26%) CSS3
5 21 (10.14%) jQuery
6 19 (9.18%) WPF
7 15 (7.25%) Flash
8 12 (5.80%) Ajax
8 12 (5.80%) Silverlight
9 7 (3.38%) .NET
10 6 (2.90%) JSF
11 5 (2.42%) Velocity
11 5 (2.42%) Sass
11 5 (2.42%) PrimeFaces
12 4 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (1.45%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.45%) ASP.NET
14 2 (0.97%) ATL
14 2 (0.97%) SOAP
14 2 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.98%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.80%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.38%) Social Media
3 7 (3.38%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.90%) Online Banking
4 6 (2.90%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.42%) iPhone
6 4 (1.93%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.45%) Online Games
7 3 (1.45%) Social Network
7 3 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.97%) W3C
8 2 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.97%) Animation
8 2 (0.97%) Biotechnology
8 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.46%) Apple iOS
2 28 (13.53%) Android
3 15 (7.25%) Windows
4 5 (2.42%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (14.01%) Responsive Web Design
3 21 (10.14%) Web Design
4 19 (9.18%) E-Commerce
5 17 (8.21%) Rapid Prototyping
6 16 (7.73%) Information Architecture
7 11 (5.31%) Usability Testing
8 9 (4.35%) User Experience Design
9 8 (3.86%) Customer Insight
10 7 (3.38%) Analytics
10 7 (3.38%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (3.38%) MVVM
11 6 (2.90%) Time Management
12 5 (2.42%) Web Development
12 5 (2.42%) B2B
12 5 (2.42%) Scrum
12 5 (2.42%) Workflow
13 4 (1.93%) OO
13 4 (1.93%) MVC
13 4 (1.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 17 (8.21%) XAML
3 11 (5.31%) PHP
4 4 (1.93%) Java
5 2 (0.97%) C#
5 2 (0.97%) C++
6 1 (0.48%) C
6 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) Ruby
6 1 (0.48%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (5.31%) Degree
2 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) WCAG
2 6 (2.90%) WAI
Vendors
1 63 (30.43%) Adobe
2 9 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.38%) Infragistics
4 6 (2.90%) Mercator
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) Google
5 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
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