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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 198 185 213
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs citing UX Design 6 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.50% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £356 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -22.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £299 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £425 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
4674 4578 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.63% 77.61% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3706 3403 4149
Average daily rate £468 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 97
Average hourly rate £21.30 £22.69 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -42.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) Information Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Content Management
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) GitHub
6 3 (17.65%) Sass
6 3 (17.65%) Play Framework
6 3 (17.65%) Scala
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Node.js
7 2 (11.76%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (17.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Designer
3 4 (23.53%) UX Designer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Product Owner
5 2 (11.76%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) User Experience Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Chief Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) RESTful
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
2 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (17.65%) Play Framework
3 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) Sass
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) XSLT
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Content Management
2 4 (23.53%) Information Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) API Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft