The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 120 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% - 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2367 2350 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.46% 90.35% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1182 813
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 102 113
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

User Experience Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

User Experience Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

User Experience Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Architect across the Berkshire region.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

User Experience Architect
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited User Experience Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with User Experience Architect in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 19 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 19 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 19 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (94.74%) Interactive Media
2 18 (94.74%) Information Architecture
3 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
4 11 (57.89%) Photoshop
5 10 (52.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
7 6 (31.58%) Adobe
7 6 (31.58%) InDesign
7 6 (31.58%) Graphic Design
7 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) Dreamweaver

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited User Experience Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with User Experience Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 19 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 19 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
2 11 (57.89%) Photoshop
3 10 (52.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (31.58%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Axure RP
2 5 (26.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (94.74%) Interactive Media
2 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (31.58%) Graphic Design
3 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 18 (94.74%) Information Architecture
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Adobe