The median contractor rate for a UI Designer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 440 499 538
Rank change year-on-year +59 +39  
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 177 146 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 103 77
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £108.80 -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 30 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 3 months to 22 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
England +74 172 £350 -6.66% 37
London +48 114 £350 -6.66% 11
South East +17 24 £419 +19.64% 13
South West +26 15 £325 -23.52% 4
City of London +13 12 £425 +6.25% 2
Bristol +1 7 £325 -23.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 6 £325 +18.18% 1
Surrey - 6 £450 - 4
North West +24 5 £325 -5.45% 2
Milton Keynes -11 5 £325 +18.18%
Scotland +33 4 £325 +36.84% 1
Manchester +13 4 £300 -2.04% 2
East Sussex - 4 £438 - 4
Devon - 4 £345 - 2
Brighton - 4 £456 - 4
Glasgow - 4 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +23 3 £325 -11.86% 2
West Midlands +21 3 £500 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire +19 3 £325 -11.86% 2
Leeds +9 3 £325 -11.86% 2
Kent +2 3 £400 +45.45%
East of England -6 3 £338 +8.00%
East Midlands -9 3 £250 -39.20% 2
Coventry +15 2 £500 +33.33%
Berkshire +14 2 £375 -3.22% 1
Hampshire +9 2 £288 +9.52% 2
Basingstoke -5 2 £288 +12.19%
Staines - 2 £488 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £269 - 1
Plymouth - 2 £365 - 1

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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

1 238 (73.68%) User Experience
2 137 (42.41%) CSS
3 136 (42.11%) HTML
4 121 (37.46%) Wireframes
5 116 (35.91%) Adobe
6 98 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (22.91%) Photoshop
8 67 (20.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 64 (19.81%) Prototyping
10 60 (18.58%) Finance
11 59 (18.27%) JavaScript
12 53 (16.41%) HTML5
13 52 (16.10%) Adobe Illustrator
14 50 (15.48%) Android
15 47 (14.55%) Apple iOS
15 47 (14.55%) CSS3
16 45 (13.93%) Mobile App
17 42 (13.00%) Data Visualisation
17 42 (13.00%) Visualisation
18 35 (10.84%) InVision
19 34 (10.53%) Axure RP
19 34 (10.53%) Marketing
20 32 (9.91%) Scrum
21 31 (9.60%) Typography
22 27 (8.36%) Rapid Prototyping
23 24 (7.43%) Responsive Web Design
23 24 (7.43%) Banking
24 23 (7.12%) Front End Development
25 22 (6.81%) AngularJS
25 22 (6.81%) Web Design

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 6 (1.86%) Confluence
2 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) Marvel
4 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 74 (22.91%) Photoshop
2 67 (20.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 52 (16.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 35 (10.84%) InVision
5 11 (3.41%) OmniGraffle
6 10 (3.10%) UXPin
7 7 (2.17%) InDesign
8 5 (1.55%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.62%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.31%) Flinto
10 1 (0.31%) GIMP
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (1.55%) Basecamp
3 3 (0.93%) GitHub
3 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.72%) Internet
2 3 (0.93%) Network Security
3 2 (0.62%) Intranet
3 2 (0.62%) Skype
4 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.86%) Big Data
2 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.31%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (10.53%) Axure RP
2 12 (3.72%) JIRA
3 9 (2.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (2.17%) Subversion
5 6 (1.86%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (1.55%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.93%) Hudson
8 1 (0.31%) ProtoShare
8 1 (0.31%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 60 (18.58%) Finance
2 34 (10.53%) Marketing
3 24 (7.43%) Banking
4 18 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.72%) Retail
6 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) Games
8 2 (0.62%) Legal
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) International Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (42.41%) CSS
2 136 (42.11%) HTML
3 53 (16.41%) HTML5
4 47 (14.55%) CSS3
5 22 (6.81%) AngularJS
6 18 (5.57%) jQuery
7 11 (3.41%) Material Design
8 9 (2.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (2.48%) Sass
10 7 (2.17%) D3.js
11 4 (1.24%) React
11 4 (1.24%) SVG
12 3 (0.93%) Ionic Framework
12 3 (0.93%) XHTML
13 2 (0.62%) .NET
13 2 (0.62%) Ember.js
13 2 (0.62%) Framer.js
13 2 (0.62%) Highcharts JS
13 2 (0.62%) HTML5 Canvas
13 2 (0.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 238 (73.68%) User Experience
2 45 (13.93%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.64%) Graphic Design
4 13 (4.02%) Animation
4 13 (4.02%) iPhone
5 11 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.41%) iPad
6 8 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.17%) Fintech
7 7 (2.17%) W3C
8 6 (1.86%) Online Banking
9 5 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.24%) BBC
10 4 (1.24%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.93%) Social Media
11 3 (0.93%) Social Network
12 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.62%) Photography
13 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.48%) Android
2 47 (14.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (37.46%) Wireframes
2 98 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (19.81%) Prototyping
4 42 (13.00%) Data Visualisation
4 42 (13.00%) Visualisation
5 32 (9.91%) Scrum
6 31 (9.60%) Typography
7 27 (8.36%) Rapid Prototyping
8 24 (7.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 23 (7.12%) Front End Development
10 22 (6.81%) E-Commerce
10 22 (6.81%) Web Design
11 19 (5.88%) Time Management
12 18 (5.57%) Cash Management
13 16 (4.95%) Usability Testing
14 14 (4.33%) Iconography
15 13 (4.02%) Information Architecture
16 12 (3.72%) Analytics
17 10 (3.10%) A/B Testing
17 10 (3.10%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (18.27%) JavaScript
2 7 (2.17%) Java
3 3 (0.93%) SQL
4 1 (0.31%) C
4 1 (0.31%) C#
4 1 (0.31%) ES6
4 1 (0.31%) PHP
4 1 (0.31%) XAML
4 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (6.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.79%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) Kibana
Vendors
1 116 (35.91%) Adobe
2 10 (3.10%) Apple
2 10 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.55%) Monetate
4 3 (0.93%) Google
5 2 (0.62%) ClickTale
5 2 (0.62%) hybris
5 2 (0.62%) SAP
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle
6 1 (0.31%) PayPal
6 1 (0.31%) Twitter
6 1 (0.31%) Usabilla
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