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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 452 494 500
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +6
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 134 82 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 45 41
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £344 £270
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +27.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +57.89%

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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +28 130 £350 -6.66% 29
London +62 89 £358 -10.06% 14
City of London +8 18 £375 +31.57% 5
South East -22 13 £394 +5.00% 11
North West -2 9 £300 -4.00% 1
Manchester - 8 £300 - 1
South West -24 7 £413 +26.92%
Berkshire +9 5 £425 - 3
East Sussex - 5 - -
Brighton - 5 - -
North East - 5 £260 - 2
East Midlands -2 3 £425 +25.92%
Wiltshire - 3 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £260 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £260 - 1
Yorkshire -6 2 - -
Scotland -7 2 - -
East of England -13 2 £300 -22.58%
Glasgow -4 1 - -
Leeds -9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £363 -3.33% 1
West Yorkshire -14 1 - -
Oxford -18 1 £300 - 4
Oxfordshire -21 1 £300 - 4
Merseyside - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 -
Swindon - 1 £550 -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 146 (68.22%) User Experience
2 109 (50.93%) HTML
3 107 (50.00%) CSS
4 97 (45.33%) Photoshop
5 79 (36.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 65 (30.37%) JavaScript
7 61 (28.50%) Adobe
8 52 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (23.83%) HTML5
10 49 (22.90%) Android
11 43 (20.09%) Apple iOS
12 42 (19.63%) CSS3
13 33 (15.42%) Mobile App
14 31 (14.49%) jQuery
15 30 (14.02%) Finance
15 30 (14.02%) Axure RP
16 29 (13.55%) Marketing
17 28 (13.08%) Microsoft
18 25 (11.68%) Banking
19 23 (10.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 23 (10.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 22 (10.28%) AngularJS
21 20 (9.35%) Graphic Design
21 20 (9.35%) Responsive Web Design
22 19 (8.88%) .NET
22 19 (8.88%) Information Architecture
23 18 (8.41%) Degree
24 14 (6.54%) UX Design
25 13 (6.07%) MS Office
25 13 (6.07%) Windows

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.87%) Apache
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.47%) JBoss
3 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) WordPress
3 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 97 (45.33%) Photoshop
2 79 (36.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (10.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (6.07%) MS Office
5 12 (5.61%) InDesign
6 11 (5.14%) Acrobat
7 9 (4.21%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (2.34%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (1.40%) Fireworks
9 3 (1.40%) MS Excel
10 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (14.02%) Axure RP
2 10 (4.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (3.27%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (1.87%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.93%) Subversion
7 2 (0.93%) ProtoShare
8 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.47%) Gradle
8 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.47%) JIRA
8 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.47%) Selenium
8 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.47%) JMeter
8 1 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 30 (14.02%) Finance
2 29 (13.55%) Marketing
3 25 (11.68%) Banking
4 9 (4.21%) Retail
5 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.87%) Games
7 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Advertising
8 2 (0.93%) iGaming
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (50.93%) HTML
2 107 (50.00%) CSS
3 51 (23.83%) HTML5
4 42 (19.63%) CSS3
5 31 (14.49%) jQuery
6 23 (10.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (10.28%) AngularJS
8 19 (8.88%) .NET
9 11 (5.14%) Flash
10 9 (4.21%) DHTML
11 7 (3.27%) JSON
11 7 (3.27%) WPF
12 4 (1.87%) Ajax
12 4 (1.87%) Sass
13 3 (1.40%) Leaflet
13 3 (1.40%) XML
13 3 (1.40%) Silverlight
14 2 (0.93%) Spring MVC
14 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (0.93%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 146 (68.22%) User Experience
2 33 (15.42%) Mobile App
3 20 (9.35%) Graphic Design
4 13 (6.07%) Social Media
5 10 (4.67%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (4.67%) Animation
6 9 (4.21%) Human Factors
7 8 (3.74%) Visualisation
7 8 (3.74%) W3C
8 7 (3.27%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (2.34%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.87%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.40%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.40%) Informatics
11 3 (1.40%) RIA
11 3 (1.40%) Online Games
11 3 (1.40%) STB
12 2 (0.93%) Social Network
12 2 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.90%) Android
2 43 (20.09%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.07%) Windows
4 4 (1.87%) Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (9.35%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (8.88%) Information Architecture
4 14 (6.54%) UX Design
5 13 (6.07%) Web Development
5 13 (6.07%) Scrum
5 13 (6.07%) Web Design
5 13 (6.07%) E-Commerce
6 9 (4.21%) Usability Testing
6 9 (4.21%) Rapid Prototyping
7 6 (2.80%) User Stories
8 5 (2.34%) Waterfall
9 4 (1.87%) Product Management
10 3 (1.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (1.40%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (1.40%) Software Engineering
10 3 (1.40%) B2B
10 3 (1.40%) Validation
11 2 (0.93%) TDD
11 2 (0.93%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.37%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.87%) PHP
2 4 (1.87%) XAML
3 3 (1.40%) Java
4 2 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (8.41%) Degree
2 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.87%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) QA
Vendors
1 61 (28.50%) Adobe
2 28 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.93%) Apple
4 1 (0.47%) Mercator
4 1 (0.47%) Google
4 1 (0.47%) Syncfusion
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £225 to £275 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 27 days ago