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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 484 511 489
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 129 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 39 55
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £331 £285
% change year-on-year
-6.41% +16.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%

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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +57 123 £350 -6.66% 36
London +30 76 £350 -11.94% 17
City of London +29 18 £381 -23.75% 5
South East -25 13 £425 +13.33% 7
North West 0 9 £201 -42.57% 3
South West - 8 £450 - 3
Manchester - 8 £201 - 3
East Midlands +10 6 £363 +20.83%
East of England -10 6 £450 +50.00%
Berkshire +6 5 £425 - 4
East Sussex - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 £450 - 1
Brighton - 5 - -
Yorkshire -8 4 £400 -20.00% 3
Scotland -7 3 £288 -4.16%
North East - 3 £280 - 2
Glasgow -4 2 £288 +13.30%
Oxfordshire -21 2 £300 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £280 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £280 - 1
Wales - 2 £420 -
South Wales - 2 £420 -
West Yorkshire -8 1 - - 3
Oxford -19 1 £300 - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 3
Swindon - 1 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 151 (69.59%) User Experience
2 110 (50.69%) HTML
3 109 (50.23%) CSS
4 105 (48.39%) Photoshop
5 84 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 72 (33.18%) Adobe
7 59 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (24.42%) JavaScript
9 47 (21.66%) Android
10 46 (21.20%) HTML5
11 42 (19.35%) Apple iOS
12 39 (17.97%) Mobile App
13 35 (16.13%) CSS3
14 33 (15.21%) Axure RP
15 30 (13.82%) Marketing
16 29 (13.36%) Finance
17 25 (11.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 24 (11.06%) Banking
19 23 (10.60%) jQuery
19 23 (10.60%) Microsoft
20 21 (9.68%) Degree
21 18 (8.29%) UX Design
22 16 (7.37%) Rapid Prototyping
22 16 (7.37%) Responsive Web Design
22 16 (7.37%) AngularJS
22 16 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 15 (6.91%) Social Media
24 14 (6.45%) InDesign
24 14 (6.45%) .NET
24 14 (6.45%) E-Commerce

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (1.84%) Apache
1 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.92%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) JBoss
4 1 (0.46%) WordPress
4 1 (0.46%) Node.js
Applications
1 105 (48.39%) Photoshop
2 84 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (11.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (6.45%) InDesign
5 13 (5.99%) MS Office
6 11 (5.07%) Acrobat
7 8 (3.69%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (2.30%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (1.84%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (15.21%) Axure RP
2 11 (5.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (4.15%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (1.84%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.92%) ProtoShare
7 2 (0.92%) Subversion
8 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.46%) JMeter
8 1 (0.46%) Selenium
8 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.46%) JIRA
8 1 (0.46%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.46%) Gradle
8 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (13.82%) Marketing
2 29 (13.36%) Finance
3 24 (11.06%) Banking
4 10 (4.61%) Retail
5 9 (4.15%) Games
6 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.38%) Advertising
7 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.92%) iGaming
8 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (50.69%) HTML
2 109 (50.23%) CSS
3 46 (21.20%) HTML5
4 35 (16.13%) CSS3
5 23 (10.60%) jQuery
6 16 (7.37%) AngularJS
6 16 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (6.45%) .NET
8 11 (5.07%) Flash
9 6 (2.76%) WPF
10 5 (2.30%) Ajax
10 5 (2.30%) Sass
11 3 (1.38%) XML
11 3 (1.38%) Silverlight
11 3 (1.38%) Leaflet
12 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.92%) Spring
12 2 (0.92%) Spring MVC
12 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 151 (69.59%) User Experience
2 39 (17.97%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.91%) Social Media
4 13 (5.99%) Graphic Design
5 10 (4.61%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (4.61%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.69%) W3C
6 8 (3.69%) Animation
7 6 (2.76%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.30%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.84%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.38%) Online Games
10 3 (1.38%) iPhone
10 3 (1.38%) STB
10 3 (1.38%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.92%) Open Source
11 2 (0.92%) Informatics
11 2 (0.92%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.66%) Android
2 42 (19.35%) Apple iOS
3 13 (5.99%) Windows
4 4 (1.84%) Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (8.29%) UX Design
3 16 (7.37%) Rapid Prototyping
3 16 (7.37%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 13 (5.99%) Web Design
5 13 (5.99%) Scrum
5 13 (5.99%) Web Development
6 9 (4.15%) Usability Testing
6 9 (4.15%) Information Architecture
7 6 (2.76%) User Stories
8 5 (2.30%) Customer Insight
8 5 (2.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (1.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (1.38%) B2B
10 3 (1.38%) Validation
10 3 (1.38%) Time Management
10 3 (1.38%) Product Management
10 3 (1.38%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (0.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.42%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.76%) PHP
3 4 (1.84%) XAML
4 3 (1.38%) Java
5 1 (0.46%) C#
5 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (9.68%) Degree
2 4 (1.84%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) QA
Vendors
1 72 (33.18%) Adobe
2 23 (10.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.84%) Mercator
4 1 (0.46%) Apple
4 1 (0.46%) Syncfusion
4 1 (0.46%) Google
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