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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UX Design over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 160 191 193
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Contract jobs citing UX Design 4 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UX Design
London

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
2874 4371 4788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.22% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3440 3602
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing UX Design as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UX Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for UX Design.

1 20 (100.00%) User Experience
2 19 (95.00%) Wireframes
3 11 (55.00%) Use Case
4 10 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 10 (50.00%) Fireworks
4 10 (50.00%) Project Management
4 10 (50.00%) Electronics
4 10 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (50.00%) Retail
4 10 (50.00%) User Stories
5 8 (40.00%) Games
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (15.00%) Axure RP
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Web Design
7 3 (15.00%) Adobe
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) CSS
8 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow
9 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
9 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Android
9 1 (5.00%) Product Management
9 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (5.00%) Demand Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 10 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (15.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (50.00%) Electronics
1 10 (50.00%) Retail
2 8 (40.00%) Games
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Designer
1 18 (90.00%) UX Designer
2 2 (10.00%) UI Designer
2 2 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile UX Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Wireframes
2 11 (55.00%) Use Case
3 10 (50.00%) Project Management
3 10 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Demand Management
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.00%) Product Management
6 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe