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 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 191 212 191
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Contract jobs citing UX Design 11 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £405 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £294
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.65%
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
4484 5359 4800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.67% 76.83% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3507 3969 3622
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 80
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) User Experience
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Axure RP
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
7 7 (20.00%) Usability Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Photoshop
8 6 (17.14%) Internet
9 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.29%) Analytics
9 5 (14.29%) REST
9 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.43%) CSS3
10 4 (11.43%) Adobe
10 4 (11.43%) Windows
10 4 (11.43%) Finance
10 4 (11.43%) CMS
10 4 (11.43%) Android
10 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
10 4 (11.43%) HTML5
10 4 (11.43%) Degree
10 4 (11.43%) Marketing
11 3 (8.57%) Web Development
11 3 (8.57%) Ruby
11 3 (8.57%) Apache Flex
11 3 (8.57%) jQuery
11 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (8.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (8.57%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (11.43%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.86%) InDesign
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Axure RP
2 3 (8.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (8.57%) Grunt
2 3 (8.57%) Bower
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Designer
2 22 (62.86%) UX Designer
3 11 (31.43%) Senior Designer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior UX Designer
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) UI Designer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Photoshop Designer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Junior Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Interaction Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Junior
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Photoshop Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior UI Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Prototyper
8 1 (2.86%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (11.43%) CSS3
4 4 (11.43%) HTML5
5 3 (8.57%) Apache Flex
5 3 (8.57%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) Android SDK
6 2 (5.71%) SOAP
6 2 (5.71%) Web Services
7 1 (2.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
4 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 2 (5.71%) Graphic Design
5 2 (5.71%) Human Factors
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Psychology
6 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Android
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) Analytics
3 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.57%) Web Development
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (8.57%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) SEO
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.71%) Android Development
5 2 (5.71%) User Stories
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Industrial Design
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Ruby
1 3 (8.57%) Java
1 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
1 3 (8.57%) Perl
1 3 (8.57%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Nokia