Period
to 25 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior UI/UX Designer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 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.

Senior User Interface/User Experience Designer
UK
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 620 844 882
Rank change year-on-year +224 +38 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Senior UI/UX Designer 5 21 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.023% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.024% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 24
Median daily rate £475 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.10% +8.39%
10th Percentile £440 £414 £354
90th Percentile £538 £549 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £415
% change year-on-year - +14.46% -9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 44,774 86,664 96,308
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.66% 94.55% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,168 57,043 63,217
Median daily rate £465 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £244 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £412
% change year-on-year - +3.16% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,879 2,780 3,023
Median hourly rate £21.15 £18.78 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.62% +4.31% -4.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £10.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.40 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.86% - -2.78%

Senior UI/UX Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior UI/UX Designer in the UK

Senior UI/UX Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior UI/UX Designer.

Daily rate trend for Senior UI/UX Designer in the UK

Senior UI/UX Designer
Top 2 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/UX Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 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
England +220 5 £475 - 1
London +163 5 £475 -

Senior UI/UX Designer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, Senior 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 featuring Senior UI/UX Designer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Fintech
2 4 (80.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (80.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (60.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (60.00%) Copywriting
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) InVision
5 1 (20.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (20.00%) Progressive Web App
5 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (20.00%) Content Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Sketch
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Gathering
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Animation
5 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) UX Design

Senior UI/UX 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InVision
2 1 (20.00%) Sketch
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (20.00%) Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Fintech
2 4 (80.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 4 (80.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (60.00%) Copywriting
3 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Content Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (20.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (20.00%) Progressive Web App
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript