Period
to 6 July 2020

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

User Interface Designer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 132 106
Rank change year-on-year +5 -26 -31
Contract jobs requiring a UI Designer 8 7 6
As % of all contract jobs with a WFH option 0.29% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Median daily rate £375 £413 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +20.00% -19.12%
10th Percentile £163 £219 £200
90th Percentile £450 £548 £413
UK median daily rate £375 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - £39.13

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Contract vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 2,508 2,312 1,696
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.63% 94.37% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,484 1,491 1,104
Median daily rate £450 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £650 £610 £578
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 30 20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +16.00%
10th Percentile £12.84 £10.00 £17.80
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £54.63
Median hourly rate £22.84 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +17.10% +8.33% -3.97%

UI Designer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured UI Designer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

UI Designer trend for jobs with a WFH option

UI Designer
Daily Rate Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing UI Designer.

UI Designer daily rate for jobs with a WFH option

UI Designer
Daily Rate Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Daily rate distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing UI Designer over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

UI Designer daily rate histogram for jobs with a WFH option

UI Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, UI 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 jobs with a WFH option featuring UI Designer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 5 (62.50%) Wireframes
3 4 (50.00%) Sketch
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) InVision
5 2 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 1 (12.50%) Design Thinking
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe XD
6 1 (12.50%) A/B Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
6 1 (12.50%) Zeplin
6 1 (12.50%) Figma
6 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
6 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) Finance

UI Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 4 (50.00%) Sketch
2 2 (25.00%) InVision
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe XD
3 1 (12.50%) Figma
3 1 (12.50%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Wireframes
2 2 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 1 (12.50%) A/B Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Design Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Ergonomics
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe