The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 190 198 215
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.034% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.037% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £455 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5044 5363 6721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.20% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3955 3878 4908
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

User Experience Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

User Experience Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

User Experience Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

User Experience Architect
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (50.00%) Axure RP
3 4 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Games
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Psychology
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
6 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
6 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Psychology
3 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe