The median contractor rate for a UI Designer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 30 April 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 134 126
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.035% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.036% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1997 2753 2524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.15% 95.19% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 1551 1487
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 77 163
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £10.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

UI Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 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 3 months to 30 April 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
Coventry - 5 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
UI Designer
England

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 across the West Midlands region featuring UI Designer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (50.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (37.50%) Wireframes
5 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Adobe
7 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
7 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (12.50%) Zurb Foundation
7 1 (12.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (12.50%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 4 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) Wireframes
3 1 (12.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 1 (12.50%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe