Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UI Designer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Interface Designer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 229 253
Rank change year-on-year +2 +24 +23
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 24 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 26
City of London median daily rate £438 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.33% +12.67%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £250
90th Percentile £644 £625 £500
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £416
% change year-on-year - +2.10% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6729 6429 8864
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.57% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5318 5109 6969
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £270
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 129
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £10.40
90th Percentile £29.29 £47.83 £37.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.05 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.10% +10.23%

UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured UI Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for UI Designer in the City of London

UI Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UI Designer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for UI Designer in the City of London

UI Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UI Designer in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UI Designer in the City of London

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring UI Designer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) User Experience
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) Wireframes
4 8 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) CSS3
6 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 5 (20.83%) Adobe
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (12.50%) Typography
8 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Marketing
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
9 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (8.33%) Copywriting
9 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Android
9 2 (8.33%) UX Design
9 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping

UI Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (4.17%) Marvel
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (8.33%) InVision
4 1 (4.17%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) CSS
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS3
2 6 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) Framer.js
4 1 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Wireframes
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Typography
3 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 2 (8.33%) Copywriting
4 2 (8.33%) Iconography
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 2 (8.33%) UX Design
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.17%) Infographics
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile First
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Hotjar
2 1 (4.17%) SAP