Period
to 21 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a UI/UX Designer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 428 513 478
Rank change year-on-year +85 -35 +68
Contract jobs requiring a UI/UX Designer 164 130 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 96 92
London median daily rate £423 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £303 £319 £257
90th Percentile £536 £556 £499
England median daily rate £423 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -0.59% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £39.13 -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 38,440 44,052 40,152
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 94.74% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,490 31,916 28,561
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 658 518
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +1.30% +11.53%
10th Percentile £12.40 £13.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £51.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.26
% change year-on-year +6.95% +2.41% -3.89%

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 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 July 2019. 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 +10 33 £425 -5.56% 12
West London +27 14 £438 +7.69% 1
East London +6 1 £350 -33.33% 1
North London -3 1 £420 +34.40%
UI/UX Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 164 (100.00%) User Experience
2 83 (50.61%) Sketch
3 79 (48.17%) Wireframes
4 64 (39.02%) InVision
5 49 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (27.44%) Adobe
7 43 (26.22%) Prototyping
8 33 (20.12%) Mobile App
9 29 (17.68%) CSS
10 27 (16.46%) HTML
10 27 (16.46%) Axure RP
11 26 (15.85%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 21 (12.80%) Apple iOS
12 21 (12.80%) Android
12 21 (12.80%) Photoshop
13 18 (10.98%) Finance
13 18 (10.98%) Adobe Illustrator
14 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
15 16 (9.76%) Retail
16 15 (9.15%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
17 14 (8.54%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
17 14 (8.54%) Information Architecture
18 13 (7.93%) E-Commerce
18 13 (7.93%) Collaborative Working
19 12 (7.32%) Typography
20 11 (6.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 11 (6.71%) Marvel
20 11 (6.71%) Zeplin
20 11 (6.71%) jQuery
21 10 (6.10%) Analytics

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 9 (5.49%) Confluence
2 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 83 (50.61%) Sketch
2 64 (39.02%) InVision
3 21 (12.80%) Photoshop
4 18 (10.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (6.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (6.71%) Marvel
5 11 (6.71%) Zeplin
6 8 (4.88%) Adobe XD
7 6 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (2.44%) InDesign
8 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
9 3 (1.83%) Figma
9 3 (1.83%) Flinto
9 3 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (1.83%) UXPin
10 1 (0.61%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (16.46%) Axure RP
2 6 (3.66%) Balsamiq
2 6 (3.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) Grunt
3 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 18 (10.98%) Finance
2 16 (9.76%) Retail
3 10 (6.10%) Marketing
4 6 (3.66%) Banking
4 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.83%) Advertising
5 3 (1.83%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Automotive
6 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.68%) CSS
2 27 (16.46%) HTML
3 11 (6.71%) jQuery
4 9 (5.49%) CSS3
5 7 (4.27%) Sass
5 7 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.66%) HTML5
7 3 (1.83%) Framer.js
8 2 (1.22%) Ajax
8 2 (1.22%) RequireJS
8 2 (1.22%) Underscore.js
9 1 (0.61%) Material Design
9 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 164 (100.00%) User Experience
2 33 (20.12%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.49%) Social Media
4 6 (3.66%) Graphic Design
4 6 (3.66%) NHS
5 3 (1.83%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.61%) Animation
7 1 (0.61%) BBC
7 1 (0.61%) Blog
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Photography
7 1 (0.61%) RIA
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.80%) Android
1 21 (12.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (48.17%) Wireframes
2 49 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (26.22%) Prototyping
4 26 (15.85%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 15 (9.15%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 14 (8.54%) Information Architecture
6 14 (8.54%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 13 (7.93%) Collaborative Working
7 13 (7.93%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.32%) Typography
9 10 (6.10%) Analytics
9 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.49%) Fintech
10 9 (5.49%) Usability Testing
10 9 (5.49%) Visualisation
11 8 (4.88%) Design Thinking
11 8 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (4.88%) Scrum
11 8 (4.88%) Service Design
11 8 (4.88%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (4.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (27.44%) Adobe
2 5 (3.05%) Google
3 4 (2.44%) Hotjar
3 4 (2.44%) Qualtrics
4 3 (1.83%) Apple
5 2 (1.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.22%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.61%) BT
6 1 (0.61%) SAP