Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UI Designer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 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.

User Interface Designer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 561 620
Rank change year-on-year +13 +59 +31
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 353 350 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 244 219
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £524 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £39.81 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.38% +342.31% -74.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 - £9.00

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 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
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 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +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 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UI Designer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UI Designer in the UK

UI Designer
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 22 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 +6 341 £375 - 43
London -42 214 £400 +6.67% 24
UK excluding London +54 137 £325 -7.14% 19
South East +15 41 £363 +11.54% 9
Midlands +16 30 £325 -18.75% 2
North of England +79 27 £375 +7.14% 4
South West +25 26 £315 -3.08% 3
East Midlands +1 18 £308 -18.00% 1
Yorkshire +29 12 £343 -1.08% 1
West Midlands +15 12 £338 -15.63% 1
North West +11 11 £350 - 3
Scotland -7 6 £325 -18.75%
Wales +23 5 £396 +26.80%
North East - 4 £538 -
East of England -17 2 £400 +28.00% 1

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 featuring UI Designer in the job title.

1 264 (74.79%) User Experience
2 146 (41.36%) HTML
3 139 (39.38%) CSS
4 124 (35.13%) Wireframes
5 120 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (28.33%) Adobe
7 85 (24.08%) Prototyping
8 80 (22.66%) Photoshop
9 68 (19.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 64 (18.13%) Finance
11 56 (15.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 52 (14.73%) JavaScript
13 50 (14.16%) Responsive Web Design
14 48 (13.60%) InVision
15 47 (13.31%) Mobile App
16 45 (12.75%) E-Commerce
17 37 (10.48%) HTML5
18 35 (9.92%) Banking
19 33 (9.35%) CSS3
20 32 (9.07%) Visualisation
20 32 (9.07%) Scrum
21 31 (8.78%) Degree
21 31 (8.78%) Axure RP
22 30 (8.50%) Data Visualisation
23 29 (8.22%) Front End Development
23 29 (8.22%) Typography
24 28 (7.93%) Apple iOS
24 28 (7.93%) Android
25 27 (7.65%) Rapid Prototyping
26 25 (7.08%) jQuery

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 16 (4.53%) Marvel
2 6 (1.70%) CMS
3 4 (1.13%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.57%) Confluence
5 2 (0.57%) Ethereum
5 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 80 (22.66%) Photoshop
2 68 (19.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 56 (15.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 48 (13.60%) InVision
5 10 (2.83%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.70%) Flinto
6 6 (1.70%) InDesign
6 6 (1.70%) UXPin
7 5 (1.42%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.57%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.57%) Pixate
10 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.70%) GitHub
2 5 (1.42%) Slack
3 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) npm
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.83%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) SMS
3 1 (0.28%) Broadband
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.98%) Big Data
2 4 (1.13%) Apache Hive
2 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 31 (8.78%) Axure RP
2 14 (3.97%) JIRA
3 7 (1.98%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (1.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.28%) Grunt
5 1 (0.28%) gulp
5 1 (0.28%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.28%) Mocha
5 1 (0.28%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
General
1 64 (18.13%) Finance
2 35 (9.92%) Banking
3 20 (5.67%) Marketing
4 15 (4.25%) Retail
5 14 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.68%) Games
7 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.85%) Publishing
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (41.36%) HTML
2 139 (39.38%) CSS
3 37 (10.48%) HTML5
4 33 (9.35%) CSS3
5 25 (7.08%) jQuery
6 12 (3.40%) React
7 9 (2.55%) Sass
8 8 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.27%) Material Design
9 7 (1.98%) .NET
10 6 (1.70%) Node.js
11 3 (0.85%) Framer.js
11 3 (0.85%) Web Services
12 2 (0.57%) Akka
12 2 (0.57%) LESS
12 2 (0.57%) SVG
13 1 (0.28%) Ajax
13 1 (0.28%) CGI
13 1 (0.28%) Ext JS
13 1 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 264 (74.79%) User Experience
2 47 (13.31%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.68%) Graphic Design
4 12 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.83%) Animation
7 8 (2.27%) Fintech
8 4 (1.13%) Social Media
8 4 (1.13%) W3C
9 3 (0.85%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Bitcoin
10 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.57%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.57%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.57%) Photography
10 2 (0.57%) SCORM
10 2 (0.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.93%) Android
1 28 (7.93%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.28%) Linux
3 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (35.13%) Wireframes
2 120 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (24.08%) Prototyping
4 50 (14.16%) Responsive Web Design
5 45 (12.75%) E-Commerce
6 32 (9.07%) Scrum
6 32 (9.07%) Visualisation
7 30 (8.50%) Data Visualisation
8 29 (8.22%) Front End Development
8 29 (8.22%) Typography
9 27 (7.65%) Rapid Prototyping
10 25 (7.08%) Web Design
11 21 (5.95%) Collaborative Working
12 19 (5.38%) Time Management
13 17 (4.82%) Analytics
14 16 (4.53%) Iconography
15 15 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (3.97%) Customer Insight
16 14 (3.97%) Wealth Management
17 13 (3.68%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (0.85%) C
3 2 (0.57%) Clojure
3 2 (0.57%) Scala
4 1 (0.28%) Java
4 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (8.78%) Degree
2 8 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) PhD
4 2 (0.57%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.28%) MiFID
1 1 (0.28%) QA
1 1 (0.28%) WAI
1 1 (0.28%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Grafana
1 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 100 (28.33%) Adobe
2 3 (0.85%) ATG
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle
3 2 (0.57%) Apple
3 2 (0.57%) Maxymiser
3 2 (0.57%) Optimizely
3 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (0.57%) SAP
3 2 (0.57%) Splunk
4 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.28%) ClickTale
4 1 (0.28%) Google
4 1 (0.28%) Hotjar
4 1 (0.28%) iRise
4 1 (0.28%) Monetate
4 1 (0.28%) Perforce