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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 474 525 503
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -22
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 114 31 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.065% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.070% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 20 29
Average daily rate £363 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
- +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
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 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 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 17 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 +40 104 £364 +11.92% 29
London +15 71 £400 +23.07% 16
City of London -4 17 £400 +18.51% 3
South East -6 14 £313 -10.71% 3
Berkshire -4 9 £300 -
Scotland -10 7 £375 - 2
Hampshire 0 5 £325 -7.14%
North West -16 4 £325 +16.59% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £363 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £363 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £575 -
Leeds - 3 £363 -
East of England - 3 £575 - 3
Wales -22 2 £363 -
South West -23 2 £303 - 2
Newbury - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £303 -
Manchester -11 1 £320 +14.79%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 2
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 100 (50.25%) CSS
2 98 (49.25%) HTML
3 72 (36.18%) Photoshop
4 55 (27.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 49 (24.62%) JavaScript
6 46 (23.12%) Adobe
6 46 (23.12%) CSS3
7 41 (20.60%) HTML5
8 30 (15.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (13.57%) Axure RP
10 24 (12.06%) Web Design
10 24 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (11.06%) Information Architecture
12 21 (10.55%) Finance
13 18 (9.05%) WPF
13 18 (9.05%) Apple iOS
14 17 (8.54%) jQuery
14 17 (8.54%) .NET
15 16 (8.04%) PHP
16 15 (7.54%) XAML
17 14 (7.04%) Degree
17 14 (7.04%) Android
18 13 (6.53%) Microsoft
18 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET
18 13 (6.53%) Windows
19 12 (6.03%) Fireworks
19 12 (6.03%) Banking
19 12 (6.03%) Visualisation
19 12 (6.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 12 (6.03%) OmniGraffle

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (2.51%) CMS
2 2 (1.01%) Drupal
2 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (36.18%) Photoshop
2 55 (27.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (6.03%) Fireworks
3 12 (6.03%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (4.52%) InDesign
5 5 (2.51%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.01%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.51%) MS Office
8 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.01%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.51%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.50%) KDB
3 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (13.57%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Blend
4 6 (3.02%) Subversion
5 3 (1.51%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.51%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.01%) Hudson
6 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.01%) JUnit
6 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.01%) Maven
6 2 (1.01%) JIRA
6 2 (1.01%) QUnit
7 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.50%) ProtoShare
7 1 (0.50%) PhoneGap
General
1 21 (10.55%) Finance
2 12 (6.03%) Banking
3 9 (4.52%) Marketing
4 7 (3.52%) Advertising
5 5 (2.51%) Retail
5 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.01%) Games
7 3 (1.51%) Billing
8 2 (1.01%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.01%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (50.25%) CSS
2 98 (49.25%) HTML
3 46 (23.12%) CSS3
4 41 (20.60%) HTML5
5 18 (9.05%) WPF
6 17 (8.54%) jQuery
6 17 (8.54%) .NET
7 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET
8 11 (5.53%) Silverlight
9 10 (5.03%) Flash
10 9 (4.52%) Ajax
10 9 (4.52%) Sass
11 7 (3.52%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (2.51%) WCF
12 5 (2.51%) XML
12 5 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (2.01%) JSF
13 4 (2.01%) JSON
13 4 (2.01%) XHTML
13 4 (2.01%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) Visualisation
1 12 (6.03%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.02%) Graphic Design
3 7 (3.52%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.51%) iPhone
4 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.51%) W3C
5 3 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.51%) RIA
5 3 (1.51%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.51%) iPad
6 2 (1.01%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.01%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.01%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.50%) IPTV
7 1 (0.50%) STB
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) GIS
7 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.05%) Apple iOS
2 14 (7.04%) Android
3 13 (6.53%) Windows
4 3 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.51%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.50%) UNIX
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.08%) Responsive Web Design
2 24 (12.06%) Web Design
2 24 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.06%) Information Architecture
4 11 (5.53%) Usability Testing
4 11 (5.53%) E-Commerce
4 11 (5.53%) Workflow
5 9 (4.52%) MVC
5 9 (4.52%) B2B
5 9 (4.52%) MVVM
6 7 (3.52%) Analytics
7 6 (3.02%) User Stories
7 6 (3.02%) Use Case
7 6 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.02%) Scrum
8 5 (2.51%) Service Management
8 5 (2.51%) UML
8 5 (2.51%) OO
9 4 (2.01%) TDD
9 4 (2.01%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.62%) JavaScript
2 16 (8.04%) PHP
3 15 (7.54%) XAML
4 6 (3.02%) Java
5 3 (1.51%) C#
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
6 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 14 (7.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) WCAG
2 2 (1.01%) WAI
3 1 (0.50%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Section 508
Vendors
1 46 (23.12%) Adobe
2 13 (6.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.52%) Infragistics
4 3 (1.51%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.01%) Google
5 2 (1.01%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) Mercator
6 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.50%) Facebook
London
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Posted: 27 days ago