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Average freelance UX Design day rates in the UK

What is the average day rate for a freelance UX Designer in the UK? We've analysed the 12 UX Design jobs posted since 2023 on UX Gigs. Read on to find out how that compares by seniority and city.

Last updated 03/02/2023.

What is an average freelance UX Designer day rate in the UK?

The average day rate for a freelance UX Designer in the UK is £456. This is based on 12 UX Design jobs posted on UX Gigs.

Senior freelance UX Designer day rates in the UK

A senior UX Designer typically has about 8+ years experience. Not only are senior UX Designer's experienced in their craft, but their responsibilites are also greater. A senior UX Designer can typically expect a day rate of £468* on average.

*Based on 7 jobs.

How do freelance UX Designer day rates compare across the UK?

Remote freelance UX Designer day rates in the UK

The boom in remote design jobs has been a real benefit for UX Design jobs, bringing in higher day rates with the flexibility of working anywhere in the country. The average remote freelance UX Designer day rate in the UK is £454*.

*Based on 10 jobs.

How do freelance UX Designer day rates compare inside and outside of IR35?

IR35 is the tax legislation that is designed to stop people who are essentially employees from avoiding tax by providing services through an intermediary such as their own limited company.

If a contract is deemed as inside IR35, it means the person will have to pay income tax and national insurance like a regular employee. As a result, rates for roles inside IR35 are generally higher than those outside of IR35.

The average day rate outside of IR35 for a freelance UX Designer is £456.

The average day rate inside of IR35 for a freelance UX Designer is £565.

Where can I find UX Designer jobs in the UK?

There are a number of job boards for UX Design jobs in the UK. Sites like Indeed and LinkedIn can be a great place to start. You can also browse the UX Gigs job board for freelance UX Design jobs specifically in the UK.

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