The median contractor rate for a UI Designer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.12% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £300 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £356 £350
% change year-on-year -8.77% +1.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1304 1727 1441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.75% 94.94% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 1020 831
Median daily rate £375 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.72% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured UI Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UI Designer in Manchester

UI Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UI Designer in Manchester

UI Designer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Stockport - 1 £375 -
UI Designer
North West

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Manchester region featuring UI Designer in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Adobe
1 10 (83.33%) User Experience
2 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (16.67%) Fintech
6 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) Use Case
7 1 (8.33%) Kanban
7 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) SVG
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping

UI Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Fintech
3 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) hybris