The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 158 189 182
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -7
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 41 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.42% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +25.45%
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
5432 6713 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.08% 92.61% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4902 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 28 (32.56%) HTML
2 25 (29.07%) CSS
3 21 (24.42%) Mobile App
3 21 (24.42%) User Experience Design
4 20 (23.26%) Axure RP
5 19 (22.09%) Photoshop
6 17 (19.77%) Finance
7 15 (17.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (15.12%) Adobe
9 12 (13.95%) Banking
10 11 (12.79%) Degree
10 11 (12.79%) Usability Testing
11 10 (11.63%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (11.63%) OmniGraffle
11 10 (11.63%) Marketing
11 10 (11.63%) Retail
11 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
12 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.30%) Information Architecture
13 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.98%) Retail Banking
15 5 (5.81%) CMS
15 5 (5.81%) Internet
15 5 (5.81%) HTML5
15 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (5.81%) Android
15 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
15 5 (5.81%) CSS3
16 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
16 4 (4.65%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (5.81%) CMS
2 1 (1.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Photoshop
2 15 (17.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (11.63%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (4.65%) InDesign
5 3 (3.49%) Fireworks
6 2 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Banking
3 10 (11.63%) Marketing
3 10 (11.63%) Retail
4 6 (6.98%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Advertising
6 3 (3.49%) Front Office
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Games
8 1 (1.16%) Automotive
8 1 (1.16%) Legal
8 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.56%) HTML
2 25 (29.07%) CSS
3 5 (5.81%) HTML5
3 5 (5.81%) CSS3
4 2 (2.33%) Flash
4 2 (2.33%) jQuery
4 2 (2.33%) WPF
5 1 (1.16%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.65%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.33%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.16%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.16%) Psychology
4 1 (1.16%) Statistics
4 1 (1.16%) DTV
4 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) iPhone
4 1 (1.16%) Social Media
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Android
1 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) User Experience Design
2 11 (12.79%) Usability Testing
3 10 (11.63%) Rapid Prototyping
4 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.30%) Information Architecture
5 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.49%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.49%) Validation
7 3 (3.49%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) Product Management
7 3 (3.49%) Analytics
8 2 (2.33%) Customer Insight
8 2 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.33%) Time Management
8 2 (2.33%) SEO
8 2 (2.33%) Scrum
8 2 (2.33%) Web Development
8 2 (2.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.16%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Adobe
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) Google
3 1 (1.16%) SAP
3 1 (1.16%) Apple
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