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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Interface Designer
Rank 509 497 526
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 92 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 51
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£325 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -9 90 £325 +8.33% 30
London +32 49 £331 -22.05% 16
South East +2 20 £313 +78.57% 6
City of London +37 12 £300 +3.44% 4
North West -10 10 £340 +36.00% 2
Manchester -8 8 £340 +36.00% 1
Berkshire +10 7 £313 -13.79% 1
West Sussex +6 4 £313 +25.00%
East Midlands - 4 £195 - 2
East Sussex - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
Crawley - 4 £313 -
Nottingham - 3 £180 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 £180 - 2
Cheshire +3 2 £300 - 1
Surrey -5 2 £348 +98.57% 3
Hampshire -17 2 £325 -
East of England -18 2 £225 -30.76% 1
South West - 2 £450 - 2
West Midlands -12 1 £325 -
Glasgow -14 1 - -
Scotland -19 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £200 - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -

UI Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 105 (53.30%) CSS
2 101 (51.27%) HTML
3 93 (47.21%) Photoshop
4 70 (35.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 62 (31.47%) Adobe
6 56 (28.43%) HTML5
7 48 (24.37%) CSS3
8 46 (23.35%) JavaScript
9 32 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (16.24%) Mobile App
10 29 (14.72%) Axure RP
11 28 (14.21%) Responsive Web Design
12 27 (13.71%) Apple iOS
12 27 (13.71%) Android
13 26 (13.20%) Finance
14 21 (10.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 21 (10.66%) jQuery
15 20 (10.15%) Marketing
15 20 (10.15%) Banking
16 18 (9.14%) Web Design
16 18 (9.14%) WPF
17 17 (8.63%) E-Commerce
17 17 (8.63%) Rapid Prototyping
18 15 (7.61%) Windows
18 15 (7.61%) XAML
18 15 (7.61%) Microsoft Blend
19 13 (6.60%) Games
19 13 (6.60%) Flash
20 12 (6.09%) Silverlight
21 11 (5.58%) InDesign

UI Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (4.06%) CMS
2 3 (1.52%) Drupal
2 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.02%) WordPress
3 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.51%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 93 (47.21%) Photoshop
2 70 (35.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (5.58%) InDesign
4 10 (5.08%) Fireworks
4 10 (5.08%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (3.55%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (3.05%) MS Office
7 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.02%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.51%) KDB
Development Applications
1 29 (14.72%) Axure RP
2 21 (10.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 15 (7.61%) Microsoft Blend
4 8 (4.06%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.03%) Subversion
5 4 (2.03%) ProtoShare
6 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.20%) Finance
2 20 (10.15%) Banking
2 20 (10.15%) Marketing
3 13 (6.60%) Games
4 8 (4.06%) Retail
5 6 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.03%) Advertising
7 3 (1.52%) iGaming
8 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (53.30%) CSS
2 101 (51.27%) HTML
3 56 (28.43%) HTML5
4 48 (24.37%) CSS3
5 21 (10.66%) jQuery
6 18 (9.14%) WPF
7 13 (6.60%) Flash
8 12 (6.09%) Silverlight
9 11 (5.58%) Ajax
10 6 (3.05%) .NET
10 6 (3.05%) Sass
11 5 (2.54%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.54%) Velocity
11 5 (2.54%) JSF
11 5 (2.54%) PrimeFaces
12 4 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 2 (1.02%) ATL
13 2 (1.02%) XHTML
13 2 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.24%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.08%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.55%) Social Media
4 6 (3.05%) Online Banking
5 5 (2.54%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.54%) Animation
5 5 (2.54%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.03%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.52%) W3C
7 3 (1.52%) Online Games
7 3 (1.52%) Social Network
8 2 (1.02%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.02%) iPhone
8 2 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.51%) STB
9 1 (0.51%) Biology
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.71%) Android
1 27 (13.71%) Apple iOS
2 15 (7.61%) Windows
3 5 (2.54%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.51%) UNIX
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.21%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (9.14%) Web Design
4 17 (8.63%) E-Commerce
4 17 (8.63%) Rapid Prototyping
5 10 (5.08%) Information Architecture
5 10 (5.08%) User Experience Design
6 7 (3.55%) Web Accessibility
6 7 (3.55%) Web Development
7 6 (3.05%) Usability Testing
7 6 (3.05%) MVVM
7 6 (3.05%) Customer Insight
7 6 (3.05%) Time Management
8 4 (2.03%) Analytics
8 4 (2.03%) User Stories
8 4 (2.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (2.03%) Scrum
9 3 (1.52%) OO
9 3 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.52%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.35%) JavaScript
2 15 (7.61%) XAML
3 9 (4.57%) PHP
4 3 (1.52%) Java
5 2 (1.02%) C#
5 2 (1.02%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) C
6 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.51%) Ruby
6 1 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (4.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) WCAG
1 6 (3.05%) WAI
Vendors
1 62 (31.47%) Adobe
2 9 (4.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.55%) Infragistics
4 6 (3.05%) Mercator
5 1 (0.51%) Syncfusion
5 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
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