The first table below looks at the demand for the User Experience Designer 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 145 188 197
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +9
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 54 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.52% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5414 6582 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.04% 92.63% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4842 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 168 170
Average hourly rate £18.48 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
User Experience Designer
London

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

User Experience Designer
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 Designer across the City of London region.

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited User Experience Designer 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 Designer in their job title.

1 25 (28.74%) HTML
2 24 (27.59%) CSS
3 22 (25.29%) Axure RP
4 20 (22.99%) User Experience Design
5 19 (21.84%) Mobile App
6 15 (17.24%) OmniGraffle
6 15 (17.24%) Photoshop
7 14 (16.09%) Adobe
7 14 (16.09%) Finance
8 12 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (12.64%) Banking
10 10 (11.49%) Marketing
10 10 (11.49%) Usability Testing
10 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
10 10 (11.49%) Rapid Prototyping
11 9 (10.34%) Information Architecture
11 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.20%) Degree
13 7 (8.05%) Retail
13 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.90%) Android
14 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
15 5 (5.75%) CSS3
15 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
16 4 (4.60%) HTML5
16 4 (4.60%) Analytics
16 4 (4.60%) CMS
16 4 (4.60%) Advertising
16 4 (4.60%) Validation
16 4 (4.60%) InDesign

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited User Experience Designer 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.60%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) OmniGraffle
1 15 (17.24%) Photoshop
2 12 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.60%) InDesign
4 3 (3.45%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (2.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Banking
3 10 (11.49%) Marketing
4 7 (8.05%) Retail
5 4 (4.60%) Advertising
5 4 (4.60%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Front Office
7 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Legal
8 1 (1.15%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) HTML
2 24 (27.59%) CSS
3 5 (5.75%) CSS3
4 4 (4.60%) HTML5
5 3 (3.45%) Flash
6 2 (2.30%) jQuery
6 2 (2.30%) WPF
6 2 (2.30%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.60%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.30%) Social Media
4 2 (2.30%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.15%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.15%) Psychology
5 1 (1.15%) Statistics
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.15%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Android
1 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) User Experience Design
2 10 (11.49%) Usability Testing
2 10 (11.49%) Rapid Prototyping
3 9 (10.34%) Information Architecture
3 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.60%) Analytics
5 4 (4.60%) Validation
5 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.60%) Scrum
6 3 (3.45%) Business Development
6 3 (3.45%) Product Management
7 2 (2.30%) User Stories
7 2 (2.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (2.30%) Customer Insight
7 2 (2.30%) Project Management
7 2 (2.30%) SEO
7 2 (2.30%) Web Development
7 2 (2.30%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Adobe
2 1 (1.15%) Google
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.15%) Apple
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago