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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 201 210 196
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.014% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.015% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£575 £478 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% +27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £478 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £478 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
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
5420 6621 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 93.14% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4124 4843 4393
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.15 £44.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

User Experience Architect
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Information Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript