The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UI Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Interface Designer
Rank 505 515 486
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 151 134 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 99 70
Median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

UI Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UI Designer in the job title.

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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UI Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 147 £375 +8.69% 47
London +7 86 £375 +7.14% 27
South East +9 31 £375 +15.38% 2
West Sussex -14 16 £375 +15.38%
Yorkshire +23 12 £375 -21.05% 2
West Yorkshire +10 9 £375 -21.05% 2
Leeds +5 9 £375 -21.05% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £275 -15.38%
City of London +20 5 £400 +28.00% 4
East of England +6 5 £325 -7.14% 1
Crawley -4 5 £375 +11.11%
Gatwick +7 4 £375 +15.38%
West Midlands -3 4 £463 +32.14% 1
Berkshire -5 4 £388 +19.23%
Scotland -21 4 £238 -32.14%
East Midlands +14 3 £398 +26.19% 4
Edinburgh 0 3 £238 -26.92%
Milton Keynes -2 3 £275 -15.38%
Hampshire -5 3 £256 -
Cheshire -7 2 £381 +38.63% 4
North West -12 2 £381 +18.21% 8
Warwickshire - 2 £478 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £256 -
Essex - 2 £313 -
Slough +7 1 £388 +72.22%
Birmingham +5 1 £325 -7.14%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £325 +18.18% 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 £325 -13.33%
North East -42 1 £400 -15.78% 1
Tyne and Wear -50 1 £400 -15.78% 1

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, UI Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring UI Designer in the job title.

1 225 (72.82%) User Experience
2 138 (44.66%) HTML
3 135 (43.69%) CSS
4 122 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (31.07%) Wireframes
6 94 (30.42%) Adobe
7 93 (30.10%) Photoshop
8 81 (26.21%) JavaScript
9 71 (22.98%) Adobe Illustrator
10 60 (19.42%) HTML5
10 60 (19.42%) Mobile App
11 46 (14.89%) Android
12 45 (14.56%) Apple iOS
12 45 (14.56%) Typography
13 42 (13.59%) Front End Development
13 42 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 38 (12.30%) CSS3
14 38 (12.30%) Finance
14 38 (12.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 33 (10.68%) Web Design
15 33 (10.68%) Banking
16 32 (10.36%) jQuery
17 31 (10.03%) AngularJS
18 30 (9.71%) Axure RP
19 27 (8.74%) Scrum
20 25 (8.09%) E-Commerce
21 24 (7.77%) Visualisation
22 22 (7.12%) Rapid Prototyping
22 22 (7.12%) Data Visualisation
22 22 (7.12%) Retail

UI Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.59%) CMS
2 5 (1.62%) Node.js
3 2 (0.65%) WordPress
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.32%) concrete5
4 1 (0.32%) Drupal
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 93 (30.10%) Photoshop
2 71 (22.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 38 (12.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (4.85%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (2.27%) MS Excel
6 4 (1.29%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.29%) InDesign
6 4 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.97%) MS Office
8 2 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.32%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) BigMachines
2 3 (0.97%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.29%) SaaS
2 3 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) Internet
2 2 (0.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.32%) CHAP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) Intranet
3 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (9.71%) Axure RP
2 7 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.94%) NCrunch
3 6 (1.94%) NUnit
3 6 (1.94%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (1.29%) gulp
4 4 (1.29%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.29%) NSubstitute
4 4 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.29%) Selenium
4 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.29%) Xcode
5 3 (0.97%) Grunt
5 3 (0.97%) Subversion
6 2 (0.65%) Maven
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.65%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.65%) StyleCop
General
1 38 (12.30%) Finance
2 33 (10.68%) Banking
3 22 (7.12%) Retail
4 15 (4.85%) Games
5 14 (4.53%) Investment Banking
6 13 (4.21%) Marketing
7 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (44.66%) HTML
2 135 (43.69%) CSS
3 60 (19.42%) HTML5
4 38 (12.30%) CSS3
5 32 (10.36%) jQuery
6 31 (10.03%) AngularJS
7 14 (4.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (4.21%) .NET
9 11 (3.56%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.91%) Sass
10 9 (2.91%) WPF
11 8 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.27%) Ajax
12 7 (2.27%) Backbone.js
12 7 (2.27%) LESS
13 6 (1.94%) JSON
13 6 (1.94%) XHTML
14 5 (1.62%) Ember.js
15 4 (1.29%) Caliburn.Micro
15 4 (1.29%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 225 (72.82%) User Experience
2 60 (19.42%) Mobile App
3 24 (7.77%) Visualisation
4 17 (5.50%) Photography
5 6 (1.94%) Graphic Design
5 6 (1.94%) Online Games
5 6 (1.94%) Social Network
6 5 (1.62%) iPhone
7 4 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.97%) iPad
8 3 (0.97%) Social Media
8 3 (0.97%) W3C
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.65%) Fintech
9 2 (0.65%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.65%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.32%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.89%) Android
2 45 (14.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (31.07%) Wireframes
3 45 (14.56%) Typography
4 42 (13.59%) Front End Development
4 42 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 33 (10.68%) Web Design
6 27 (8.74%) Scrum
7 25 (8.09%) E-Commerce
8 22 (7.12%) Data Visualisation
8 22 (7.12%) Rapid Prototyping
9 19 (6.15%) TDD
10 16 (5.18%) Mobile First
11 15 (4.85%) Web Development
12 13 (4.21%) MVC
13 12 (3.88%) CRM
13 12 (3.88%) Usability Testing
14 11 (3.56%) UX Design
15 10 (3.24%) Information Architecture
15 10 (3.24%) Workflow
16 9 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (26.21%) JavaScript
2 19 (6.15%) Java
3 9 (2.91%) C#
4 5 (1.62%) PHP
5 4 (1.29%) Groovy
5 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.29%) SQL
5 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.97%) Apple Swift
6 3 (0.97%) XAML
6 3 (0.97%) XPath
7 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (5.50%) Degree
2 10 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.32%) WAI
Vendors
1 94 (30.42%) Adobe
2 11 (3.56%) Apple
3 10 (3.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.62%) DevExpress
5 4 (1.29%) Google
5 4 (1.29%) Twitter
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle
6 3 (0.97%) Siebel
6 3 (0.97%) Telerik
7 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.32%) Facebook
8 1 (0.32%) SAP
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
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