The table below looks at the statistics for UX 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 UX Design over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 179 196 181
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing UX Design 11 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £527 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.20% +8.07%
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
4264 4966 4755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.01% 77.17% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3618 3644
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 52
Average hourly rate £27.37 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

UX Design Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UX 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 UX Design across the City of London region.

UX Design Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

UX Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Design across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

UX Design Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing UX 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 UX Design.

1 20 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Web Development
6 5 (25.00%) Content Management
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (20.00%) Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (20.00%) Sass
7 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (20.00%) Information Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) HTML5
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
8 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Ruby
8 3 (15.00%) RESTful
8 3 (15.00%) Scala
8 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) Adobe
8 3 (15.00%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing UX 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 UX Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Designer
2 8 (40.00%) UX Designer
3 7 (35.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior UX Designer
5 2 (10.00%) User Experience Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) Sass
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) Play Framework
5 3 (15.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) REST
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) XSL
7 1 (5.00%) Flash
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) New Media
4 1 (5.00%) W3C
4 1 (5.00%) BBC
4 1 (5.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) Content Management
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.00%) SEO
6 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
2 3 (15.00%) Scala
2 3 (15.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) WorldPay