The table below looks at the statistics for User Experience Design skills 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 Design over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 175 211 217
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +6
Contract jobs citing User Experience Design 24 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +23.63%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4374 5605 5955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.27% 76.09% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3244 4187 4442
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 71 89
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

User Experience Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Design across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Experience Design Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

User Experience Design
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 Design across the City of London region.

User Experience Design Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

User Experience Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Design across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

User Experience Design Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design.

1 12 (33.33%) HTML
1 12 (33.33%) CSS
2 11 (30.56%) Axure RP
3 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 6 (16.67%) HTML5
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Internet
5 5 (13.89%) Photoshop
5 5 (13.89%) Usability Testing
5 5 (13.89%) CSS3
6 4 (11.11%) Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) jQuery
6 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 4 (11.11%) Android
6 4 (11.11%) ActionScript
6 4 (11.11%) Windows
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) CMS
6 4 (11.11%) Marketing
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Ruby
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Banking
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) Adobe
7 3 (8.33%) Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Perl
7 3 (8.33%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.78%) InDesign
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Axure RP
2 3 (8.33%) Grunt
2 3 (8.33%) Bower
2 3 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Designer
2 21 (58.33%) User Experience Designer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Designer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior User Experience Designer
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Photoshop Designer
5 3 (8.33%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Interaction Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Interaction Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior UI Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Prototyper
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
1 12 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (16.67%) HTML5
3 5 (13.89%) CSS3
4 4 (11.11%) jQuery
5 3 (8.33%) Apache Flex
5 3 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) XML
6 2 (5.56%) XSLT
7 1 (2.78%) Flash
7 1 (2.78%) XHTML
7 1 (2.78%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) XSD
7 1 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) Sass
7 1 (2.78%) LESS
7 1 (2.78%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.78%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Usability Testing
2 4 (11.11%) Analytics
2 4 (11.11%) Web Development
2 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.33%) Scrum
3 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.33%) SOA
3 3 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.56%) User Stories
4 2 (5.56%) BDD
4 2 (5.56%) CRM
4 2 (5.56%) SEO
4 2 (5.56%) TDD
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Web Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) ActionScript
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) IIBA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (2.78%) Nokia
2 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com