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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 525 509 499
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 88 68 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 65
Average daily rate
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£344 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -8 82 £344 +4.16% 25
London -3 42 £350 - 13
South East -18 11 £313 -9.09% 5
East Midlands +12 10 £248 -17.50%
North West -4 8 £260 -25.71% 3
City of London +11 7 £375 +7.14% 7
Manchester +2 6 £201 - 2
East of England -12 6 £400 +88.23% 1
Berkshire +11 4 £369 +5.35% 2
South West - 4 £450 - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £450 - 1
Scotland -6 3 £288 +15.00%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £195 -
Nottingham - 3 £195 -
Cheshire +6 2 £300 +20.00%
Yorkshire -5 2 £400 +35.59% 1
Glasgow -7 2 £288 +15.00%
Hertfordshire -25 2 £500 -
Watford - 2 £500 -
York - 2 £400 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
South Wales - 2 £420 -
Wales - 2 £420 -
Bracknell -2 1 £313 -13.79%
Oxfordshire -10 1 - - 1
Surrey -10 1 £348 -7.33%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 129 (71.67%) User Experience
2 96 (53.33%) CSS
3 93 (51.67%) HTML
4 77 (42.78%) Photoshop
5 61 (33.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 60 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (31.11%) Adobe
8 48 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 46 (25.56%) HTML5
10 37 (20.56%) CSS3
11 31 (17.22%) Mobile App
12 28 (15.56%) Apple iOS
13 27 (15.00%) Axure RP
13 27 (15.00%) Android
13 27 (15.00%) Marketing
14 20 (11.11%) jQuery
15 19 (10.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 16 (8.89%) E-Commerce
17 15 (8.33%) Web Design
17 15 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
17 15 (8.33%) AngularJS
17 15 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
18 14 (7.78%) Finance
18 14 (7.78%) Banking
19 13 (7.22%) Degree
19 13 (7.22%) Social Media
20 12 (6.67%) UX Design
21 11 (6.11%) Ajax
21 11 (6.11%) Microsoft
21 11 (6.11%) Flash

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (3.33%) CMS
2 4 (2.22%) Apache
3 3 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (0.56%) WordPress
4 1 (0.56%) Node.js
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 77 (42.78%) Photoshop
2 61 (33.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (10.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (4.44%) InDesign
5 7 (3.89%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (3.33%) MS Office
7 5 (2.78%) Fireworks
8 3 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (1.11%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (15.00%) Axure RP
2 9 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 9 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Blend
4 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.56%) JMeter
6 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) ProtoShare
6 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.56%) Gradle
6 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (15.00%) Marketing
2 14 (7.78%) Finance
2 14 (7.78%) Banking
3 10 (5.56%) Games
4 7 (3.89%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (53.33%) CSS
2 93 (51.67%) HTML
3 46 (25.56%) HTML5
4 37 (20.56%) CSS3
5 20 (11.11%) jQuery
6 15 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (6.11%) .NET
7 11 (6.11%) Flash
7 11 (6.11%) Ajax
8 6 (3.33%) WPF
9 5 (2.78%) Sass
10 4 (2.22%) Silverlight
11 3 (1.67%) Velocity
11 3 (1.67%) JSF
11 3 (1.67%) Leaflet
11 3 (1.67%) PrimeFaces
12 2 (1.11%) Spring
12 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.11%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 129 (71.67%) User Experience
2 31 (17.22%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.22%) Social Media
4 9 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.89%) Animation
5 7 (3.89%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (2.78%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.22%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.67%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.67%) W3C
8 3 (1.67%) STB
8 3 (1.67%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.11%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.11%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.11%) Open Source
9 2 (1.11%) Online Games
9 2 (1.11%) iPhone
9 2 (1.11%) Informatics
9 2 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.56%) Apple iOS
2 27 (15.00%) Android
3 5 (2.78%) Windows
4 4 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (8.89%) E-Commerce
3 15 (8.33%) Web Design
3 15 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 15 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (6.67%) UX Design
5 9 (5.00%) Web Development
6 8 (4.44%) Usability Testing
6 8 (4.44%) Scrum
7 6 (3.33%) Web Accessibility
7 6 (3.33%) Customer Insight
8 5 (2.78%) User Stories
8 5 (2.78%) Coaching
8 5 (2.78%) Information Architecture
9 4 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (2.22%) Time Management
10 3 (1.67%) Validation
11 2 (1.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.11%) SOA
11 2 (1.11%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.33%) PHP
3 4 (2.22%) XAML
3 4 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) C++
4 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (7.22%) Degree
2 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) WCAG
1 4 (2.22%) WAI
2 1 (0.56%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (31.11%) Adobe
2 11 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.33%) Mercator
4 1 (0.56%) Syncfusion
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