Period
to 23 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a UI/UX Designer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

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/User Experience Designer
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 384 475 536
Rank change year-on-year +91 +61 -47
Contract jobs requiring a UI/UX Designer 97 142 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 92 81
London median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £318 £350 £288
90th Percentile £570 £538 £575
England median daily rate £439 £425 £364
% change year-on-year +3.24% +16.84% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 - £28.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 26,225 41,390 44,539
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.61% 94.70% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,641 29,729 32,420
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 559 633
London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -2.33%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.49 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%

UI/UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for UI/UX Designer in London

UI/UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UI/UX Designer in London

UI/UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UI/UX Designer in London over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UI/UX Designer in London

UI/UX Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UI/UX Designer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UI/UX Designer in London

UI/UX Designer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UI/UX Designer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +39 20 £450 - 18
West London +24 6 £435 +7.41% 6
South London - 1 £380 - 1
UI/UX Designer
England

UI/UX Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, UI/UX Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring UI/UX Designer in the job title.

1 97 (100.00%) User Experience
2 48 (49.48%) Wireframes
3 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (32.99%) CSS
4 32 (32.99%) Sketch
5 30 (30.93%) InVision
5 30 (30.93%) HTML
6 28 (28.87%) Adobe
7 24 (24.74%) Photoshop
8 22 (22.68%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
9 21 (21.65%) Finance
10 18 (18.56%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (18.56%) Analytics
11 17 (17.53%) HTML5
12 16 (16.49%) Prototyping
13 15 (15.46%) Usability Testing
14 14 (14.43%) Axure RP
15 13 (13.40%) Service Design
16 12 (12.37%) Adobe XD
17 11 (11.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 11 (11.34%) User Stories
17 11 (11.34%) Information Architecture
18 10 (10.31%) A/B Testing
19 9 (9.28%) Front End Development
19 9 (9.28%) Workshop Facilitation
19 9 (9.28%) Scrum
19 9 (9.28%) Graphic Design
20 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
20 8 (8.25%) Twitter Bootstrap

UI/UX Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (3.09%) CMS
1 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (32.99%) Sketch
2 30 (30.93%) InVision
3 24 (24.74%) Photoshop
4 18 (18.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (12.37%) Adobe XD
6 11 (11.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (8.25%) Figma
8 6 (6.19%) InDesign
9 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (1.03%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
10 1 (1.03%) UserZoom
10 1 (1.03%) UXPin
10 1 (1.03%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Slack
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Axure RP
2 5 (5.15%) JIRA
3 2 (2.06%) Balsamiq
4 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Marketing
3 5 (5.15%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (2.06%) Electronics
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) CSS
2 30 (30.93%) HTML
3 17 (17.53%) HTML5
4 8 (8.25%) CSS3
4 8 (8.25%) React
4 8 (8.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (7.22%) jQuery
6 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.15%) Ember.js
7 5 (5.15%) Node.js
8 3 (3.09%) D3.js
8 3 (3.09%) Material Design
9 2 (2.06%) Ajax
9 2 (2.06%) RequireJS
9 2 (2.06%) Sass
9 2 (2.06%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (9.28%) Graphic Design
3 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) NHS
4 3 (3.09%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.03%) Animation
5 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.03%) Photography
5 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.03%) STB
5 1 (1.03%) VUI
5 1 (1.03%) W3C
5 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Android
1 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (49.48%) Wireframes
2 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.68%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 18 (18.56%) Analytics
5 16 (16.49%) Prototyping
6 15 (15.46%) Usability Testing
7 13 (13.40%) Service Design
8 11 (11.34%) Information Architecture
8 11 (11.34%) User Stories
9 10 (10.31%) A/B Testing
10 9 (9.28%) Front End Development
10 9 (9.28%) Scrum
10 9 (9.28%) Workshop Facilitation
11 8 (8.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
11 8 (8.25%) Epics
11 8 (8.25%) Storytelling
12 7 (7.22%) Data Science
12 7 (7.22%) Strategic Thinking
12 7 (7.22%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.15%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) WCAG
2 2 (2.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (28.87%) Adobe
2 2 (2.06%) SAP
2 2 (2.06%) Splunk
3 1 (1.03%) Google
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) TIBCO