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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Interface Designer
Rank 492 535 516
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -19
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 152 101 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 73 62
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +42 147 £375 +7.14% 36
London +42 91 £375 +7.14% 27
South East +7 26 £350 +7.69% 4
West Sussex -14 8 £375 +15.38%
West Midlands - 8 £375 -
East of England +14 5 £313 -10.71%
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £275 +4.76% 1
Berkshire +2 5 £388 +72.22% 1
Scotland -9 5 £238 -26.92% 1
North West -14 5 £344 +5.76% 3
City of London +35 4 £400 +45.45% 3
East Midlands +10 4 £398 +26.19% 1
Hampshire +9 4 £294 -16.07% 1
Edinburgh -6 4 £238 -26.92%
Milton Keynes +9 3 £275 +4.76% 1
Yorkshire +3 3 £375 +7.14%
Leeds -2 3 £375 +7.14%
Cheshire -2 3 £381 +38.63% 1
South West -10 3 £400 -5.88% 1
West Yorkshire -12 3 £375 +7.14%
Essex - 3 £313 -
Coventry - 3 £375 -
Bristol - 3 £400 - 1
Gatwick +2 2 £375 +15.38%
Crawley -2 2 £363 +7.40%
Basingstoke -3 2 £256 -
Manchester -12 2 £306 -9.25% 2
Birmingham - 2 £325 -
Chester - 2 £338 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £275 -

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 241 (75.31%) User Experience
2 132 (41.25%) HTML
3 129 (40.31%) CSS
4 113 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (34.38%) Photoshop
6 109 (34.06%) Wireframes
7 101 (31.56%) Adobe
8 84 (26.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 79 (24.69%) JavaScript
10 65 (20.31%) HTML5
11 63 (19.69%) Mobile App
12 57 (17.81%) Prototyping
13 55 (17.19%) Apple iOS
13 55 (17.19%) Android
14 45 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
15 44 (13.75%) Typography
16 41 (12.81%) Finance
17 40 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 38 (11.88%) Web Design
19 37 (11.56%) CSS3
20 35 (10.94%) E-Commerce
21 34 (10.63%) Banking
21 34 (10.63%) Axure RP
22 33 (10.31%) Front End Development
23 29 (9.06%) Scrum
24 28 (8.75%) jQuery
25 27 (8.44%) AngularJS
25 27 (8.44%) InVision
26 24 (7.50%) Retail
27 22 (6.88%) Degree

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 10 (3.13%) CMS
2 4 (1.25%) Marvel
3 2 (0.63%) WordPress
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.31%) concrete5
4 1 (0.31%) Drupal
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 110 (34.38%) Photoshop
2 84 (26.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 40 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (8.44%) InVision
5 16 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (3.44%) MS Excel
7 10 (3.13%) InDesign
8 7 (2.19%) MS Office
9 6 (1.88%) Fireworks
10 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
11 4 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.63%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.63%) GIMP
12 2 (0.63%) Pixate
12 2 (0.63%) UXPin
13 1 (0.31%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.31%) Flinto
13 1 (0.31%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.63%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.31%) CHAP
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (10.63%) Axure RP
2 5 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (1.56%) gulp
3 4 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.25%) JIRA
3 4 (1.25%) Xcode
4 3 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (0.94%) Grunt
4 3 (0.94%) Subversion
5 2 (0.63%) Moq
5 2 (0.63%) NCrunch
5 2 (0.63%) NUnit
5 2 (0.63%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.63%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.31%) Maven
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.31%) Mocha
6 1 (0.31%) Mockito
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (12.81%) Finance
2 34 (10.63%) Banking
3 24 (7.50%) Retail
4 19 (5.94%) Marketing
5 14 (4.38%) Games
6 10 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.25%) Advertising
8 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (41.25%) HTML
2 129 (40.31%) CSS
3 65 (20.31%) HTML5
4 37 (11.56%) CSS3
5 28 (8.75%) jQuery
6 27 (8.44%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.13%) Sass
7 10 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (2.81%) Ajax
8 9 (2.81%) LESS
9 8 (2.50%) Node.js
10 7 (2.19%) Backbone.js
10 7 (2.19%) XHTML
11 6 (1.88%) JSON
11 6 (1.88%) React
12 5 (1.56%) .NET
12 5 (1.56%) Ember.js
12 5 (1.56%) WPF
13 4 (1.25%) Express
14 3 (0.94%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 241 (75.31%) User Experience
2 63 (19.69%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 13 (4.06%) Photography
5 9 (2.81%) Graphic Design
6 7 (2.19%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.88%) Social Network
8 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.56%) iPhone
8 5 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.25%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.94%) Copywriting
10 3 (0.94%) iPad
10 3 (0.94%) Online Games
10 3 (0.94%) Social Media
10 3 (0.94%) Statistics
10 3 (0.94%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.94%) W3C
11 2 (0.63%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.19%) Android
1 55 (17.19%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (34.06%) Wireframes
3 57 (17.81%) Prototyping
4 45 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 44 (13.75%) Typography
6 38 (11.88%) Web Design
7 35 (10.94%) E-Commerce
8 33 (10.31%) Front End Development
9 29 (9.06%) Scrum
10 21 (6.56%) Web Development
11 17 (5.31%) Rapid Prototyping
12 15 (4.69%) Data Visualisation
12 15 (4.69%) Mobile First
12 15 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (4.69%) TDD
13 13 (4.06%) Information Architecture
13 13 (4.06%) UX Design
14 11 (3.44%) CRM
14 11 (3.44%) Usability Testing
15 10 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (24.69%) JavaScript
2 7 (2.19%) Java
3 5 (1.56%) C#
3 5 (1.56%) PHP
4 3 (0.94%) Apple Swift
4 3 (0.94%) XAML
4 3 (0.94%) XPath
5 2 (0.63%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.63%) C
6 1 (0.31%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.31%) Python
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (6.88%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.31%) WAI
Vendors
1 101 (31.56%) Adobe
2 12 (3.75%) Apple
3 11 (3.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.56%) DevExpress
4 5 (1.56%) Google
5 3 (0.94%) Telerik
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle
6 2 (0.63%) Siebel
6 2 (0.63%) Twitter
7 1 (0.31%) Facebook
7 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.31%) Samsung
7 1 (0.31%) SAP
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago