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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 183 178 217
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +39
Contract jobs citing UX Design 11 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.61% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 9
Average daily rate
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£391 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.44% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4242 4556 5700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.60% 77.46% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3362 3388 4231
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £58.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) JIRA
4 7 (35.00%) Information Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Ruby
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) PHP
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Content Management
6 5 (25.00%) Scala
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (20.00%) RESTful
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 4 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
8 3 (15.00%) Ajax
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) JSON
8 3 (15.00%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (10.00%) InDesign
2 2 (10.00%) Fireworks
2 2 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.00%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Designer
2 7 (35.00%) UX Designer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior UX Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Product Owner
5 2 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (10.00%) UI Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Product Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Chief Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Chief Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) Sass
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) Play Framework
6 2 (10.00%) CGI
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) W3C
3 2 (10.00%) BBC
3 2 (10.00%) Animation
3 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) Information Architecture
3 5 (25.00%) Content Management
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) API Development
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft