Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior UI Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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.

Senior User Interface Designer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 833 859
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior UI Designer 30 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.046% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.048% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 23
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £312 £338 £311
90th Percentile £523 £525 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £341
% change year-on-year +3.13% +17.22% -31.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Senior UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior UI Designer in the UK

Senior UI Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior UI Designer in the UK

Senior UI Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior UI Designer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior UI Designer in the UK

Senior UI Designer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior UI Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England -2 30 £475 +18.75% 5
London -27 20 £500 +11.11% 3
UK excluding London +8 10 £413 +3.13% 2
North of England - 3 £425 - 1
South East - 3 £250 - 1
South West - 3 £426 -
Yorkshire - 2 £370 - 1
North East - 1 £575 -
East of England - 1 - -

Senior UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior UI Designer in the job title.

1 14 (46.67%) User Experience
1 14 (46.67%) Adobe
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
3 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 10 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (30.00%) Banking
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) Prototyping
7 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 4 (13.33%) Wireframes
9 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (10.00%) InVision
9 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
9 3 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (6.67%) UX Design
10 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 2 (6.67%) Iconography
10 2 (6.67%) SFIA
10 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Animation
10 2 (6.67%) Learning Management System
10 2 (6.67%) e-Learning
10 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (6.67%) SCORM
10 2 (6.67%) Postgraduate
10 2 (6.67%) PhD

Senior UI Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Marvel
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (10.00%) InVision
2 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) CSS
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) CSS3
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) React
2 1 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Animation
2 2 (6.67%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.67%) Learning Management System
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) SCORM
3 1 (3.33%) Fintech
3 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 10 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Prototyping
3 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 4 (13.33%) Wireframes
5 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.67%) Iconography
6 2 (6.67%) SFIA
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) UX Design
7 1 (3.33%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (3.33%) Disruptive Innovation
7 1 (3.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (3.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (3.33%) Service Design
7 1 (3.33%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PhD
2 2 (6.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) ATG
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com