Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a UI Designer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 177 166
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 23 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 6
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £338 £263
90th Percentile £523 £425 £369
England median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 - -
England median hourly rate £30.50 £37.02 -
% change year-on-year -17.61% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,464 5,211 4,586
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.59% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,810 3,117 2,576
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £220 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 234 234
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.87% -8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.32 £10.53 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.28 £37.03 £37.13
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for UI Designer in the West Midlands

UI Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UI Designer in the West Midlands

UI Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UI Designer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UI Designer in the West Midlands

UI Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UI Designer in the West Midlands

UI Designer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Coventry +13 12 £356 -10.94%
Birmingham - 6 £375 - 1
Warwickshire +7 4 £250 - 1
UI Designer
England

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region featuring UI Designer in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) User Experience
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) Photoshop
5 8 (34.78%) Wireframes
6 6 (26.09%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
8 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
8 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
8 4 (17.39%) JIRA
8 4 (17.39%) CSS
8 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (13.04%) Adobe
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) Automotive
9 3 (13.04%) Android
9 3 (13.04%) jQuery
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
9 3 (13.04%) React
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (8.70%) Line Management
10 2 (8.70%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 2 (8.70%) InVision

UI Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (39.13%) Photoshop
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (8.70%) InVision
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) React
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) Framer.js
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (91.30%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Wireframes
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
4 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
5 3 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 2 (8.70%) UX Design
7 1 (4.35%) Android Development
7 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.35%) Industrial Design
7 1 (4.35%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) Typography
7 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft