Rates and Project Lengths for UX Freelancers

The most comprehensive study on freelancer day rates and project lengths in the UK UX industry, by the country's leading marketplace of premium talent.

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YunoJuno is committed to providing a new level of transparency to both freelancers and companies alike. The following data is from our 2019/20 Freelancer Rates Report - a study based on over 25,000 bookings on the YunoJuno platform in 2019.

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Data for rates in the ux category

The user experience discipline is continually evolving with new technologies; the most common rate range was £351-£400 per day, with an overall average of £438 per day. These averages are amongst the highest in all disciplines. This reveals that freelancers within the sector create a unique intersection between creative skill sets and those of behavioural scientist in order to deliver projects and products that are truly user-centric.


Be flexible, it goes a long way especially during recession times. In selecting my rate, I ask peers as well as look at the employer profile.

Calliope Georgousi - UX Researcher
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Data for project lengths in the ux category

The average project length for freelancers within ux was nearly two months (36 working days) and the top 10% at nearly triple that, at 94 working days per project in 2019. The broad difference between these figures indicate that some  projects require deeper involvement for freelancers due to complexity or rolling out and testing of new products and digital services.

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