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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 139 180 195
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +15
Contract jobs citing UX Design 14 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 11
Average daily rate £300 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% -1.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) User Experience
2 13 (48.15%) Photoshop
2 13 (48.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 12 (44.44%) Fireworks
4 11 (40.74%) Use Case
5 10 (37.04%) User Stories
5 10 (37.04%) Electronics
5 10 (37.04%) Retail
6 8 (29.63%) Games
7 6 (22.22%) Fixed Income
7 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (22.22%) Information Architecture
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) Adobe
9 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Web Design
11 2 (7.41%) TDD
11 2 (7.41%) Subversion
11 2 (7.41%) Perl
11 2 (7.41%) PHP
11 2 (7.41%) CSS
11 2 (7.41%) Python
11 2 (7.41%) W3C
11 2 (7.41%) SOA
11 2 (7.41%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 13 (48.15%) Photoshop
2 12 (44.44%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.70%) InDesign
3 1 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Axure RP
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 10 (37.04%) Electronics
1 10 (37.04%) Retail
2 8 (29.63%) Games
3 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Designer
1 23 (85.19%) UX Designer
2 4 (14.81%) UI Designer
2 4 (14.81%) UI/UX Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (3.70%) Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Designer
4 1 (3.70%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) CGI
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) W3C
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Animation
4 1 (3.70%) BBC
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 11 (40.74%) Use Case
3 10 (37.04%) User Stories
4 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (22.22%) Information Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (11.11%) Web Design
7 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) Demand Management
8 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) PHP
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) Ruby
1 2 (7.41%) Scala
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe