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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Interface Designer
Rank 502 504 492
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 156 127 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 93 76
Average daily rate £375 £345 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 150 £375 +8.69% 51
London +26 100 £400 +11.11% 18
South East -11 29 £375 +15.38% 6
West Sussex -4 18 £375 +15.38%
Yorkshire +9 11 £369 -22.36% 4
City of London +27 9 £388 +6.89%
West Yorkshire +7 8 £369 -22.36% 3
Leeds +1 8 £369 -22.36% 3
Crawley -6 8 £375 +11.11%
Gatwick +7 6 £375 +15.38%
Berkshire +9 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 4 - - 2
Hampshire +1 3 £256 -18.00%
Cheshire -2 2 £280 +1.81% 2
East of England -3 2 £325 -13.33% 3
North West -15 2 £280 -13.17% 7
North East -32 2 £300 -36.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -35 2 £300 -36.84% 1
Belfast - 2 £375 -
Basingstoke - 2 £256 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £375 -
County Antrim - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £325 +8.33% 1
Hertfordshire +3 1 £325 -13.33%
Birmingham -2 1 £325 -1.88%
West Midlands -7 1 £325 -7.14% 1
Scotland -24 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 1 £200 -57.89%
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 6
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £325 -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 245 (72.49%) User Experience
2 163 (48.22%) HTML
3 158 (46.75%) CSS
4 141 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (29.29%) Photoshop
6 93 (27.51%) Adobe
7 89 (26.33%) JavaScript
8 80 (23.67%) Adobe Illustrator
9 66 (19.53%) HTML5
10 62 (18.34%) Mobile App
11 47 (13.91%) Front End Development
11 47 (13.91%) Typography
12 45 (13.31%) Android
13 43 (12.72%) CSS3
14 42 (12.43%) Apple iOS
15 41 (12.13%) Finance
16 40 (11.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 38 (11.24%) jQuery
18 37 (10.95%) Banking
19 36 (10.65%) AngularJS
20 35 (10.36%) Responsive Web Design
21 33 (9.76%) Axure RP
22 29 (8.58%) Scrum
23 28 (8.28%) Web Design
24 27 (7.99%) Visualisation
25 24 (7.10%) Rapid Prototyping
25 24 (7.10%) Data Visualisation
26 21 (6.21%) Retail
26 21 (6.21%) TDD
27 20 (5.92%) Investment Banking

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (2.07%) CMS
2 5 (1.48%) Node.js
3 3 (0.89%) WordPress
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.30%) concrete5
4 1 (0.30%) Drupal
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 99 (29.29%) Photoshop
2 80 (23.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 40 (11.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (4.73%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (2.37%) Fireworks
5 8 (2.37%) MS Excel
6 5 (1.48%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.89%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.89%) InDesign
8 3 (0.89%) MS Office
9 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.30%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.89%) BigMachines
2 3 (0.89%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.18%) SaaS
2 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.18%) Internet
2 2 (0.59%) HTTP
2 2 (0.59%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) CHAP
3 1 (0.30%) Network Security
3 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (9.76%) Axure RP
2 9 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.37%) NCrunch
3 8 (2.37%) NUnit
3 8 (2.37%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.07%) Jasmine
5 6 (1.78%) NSubstitute
5 6 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.78%) Selenium
5 6 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.18%) Grunt
7 4 (1.18%) gulp
7 4 (1.18%) Xcode
8 3 (0.89%) Subversion
9 2 (0.59%) JSHint
9 2 (0.59%) Maven
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.59%) ReSharper
General
1 41 (12.13%) Finance
2 37 (10.95%) Banking
3 21 (6.21%) Retail
4 20 (5.92%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.44%) Games
6 14 (4.14%) Marketing
7 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (48.22%) HTML
2 158 (46.75%) CSS
3 66 (19.53%) HTML5
4 43 (12.72%) CSS3
5 38 (11.24%) jQuery
6 36 (10.65%) AngularJS
7 19 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (5.03%) .NET
9 16 (4.73%) ASP.NET
10 13 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (3.25%) WPF
12 9 (2.66%) Sass
13 7 (2.07%) Ajax
13 7 (2.07%) Backbone.js
13 7 (2.07%) JSON
13 7 (2.07%) LESS
13 7 (2.07%) React
14 6 (1.78%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.78%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (1.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 245 (72.49%) User Experience
2 62 (18.34%) Mobile App
3 27 (7.99%) Visualisation
4 19 (5.62%) Photography
5 6 (1.78%) Graphic Design
5 6 (1.78%) Online Games
5 6 (1.78%) Social Network
6 5 (1.48%) Animation
7 4 (1.18%) Social Media
8 3 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.89%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.89%) W3C
9 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.59%) Fintech
9 2 (0.59%) iPhone
10 1 (0.30%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.31%) Android
2 42 (12.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (13.91%) Front End Development
2 47 (13.91%) Typography
3 35 (10.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 29 (8.58%) Scrum
5 28 (8.28%) Web Design
6 24 (7.10%) Data Visualisation
6 24 (7.10%) Rapid Prototyping
7 21 (6.21%) TDD
8 20 (5.92%) E-Commerce
9 19 (5.62%) MVC
10 17 (5.03%) Mobile First
11 14 (4.14%) Web Development
12 13 (3.85%) Usability Testing
12 13 (3.85%) UX Design
13 12 (3.55%) CRM
14 11 (3.25%) Mobile Development
14 11 (3.25%) MVVM
15 10 (2.96%) Information Architecture
16 9 (2.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (26.33%) JavaScript
2 20 (5.92%) Java
3 11 (3.25%) C#
4 6 (1.78%) Groovy
4 6 (1.78%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.78%) SQL
4 6 (1.78%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.48%) PHP
5 5 (1.48%) XAML
6 3 (0.89%) Apple Swift
6 3 (0.89%) C
6 3 (0.89%) XPath
7 2 (0.59%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (5.62%) Degree
2 14 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.07%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.30%) WAI
Vendors
1 93 (27.51%) Adobe
2 16 (4.73%) Apple
3 10 (2.96%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.37%) Twitter
5 5 (1.48%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.18%) Google
7 3 (0.89%) Oracle
7 3 (0.89%) Siebel
7 3 (0.89%) Telerik
8 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.30%) Facebook
9 1 (0.30%) SAP
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