The table below looks at the statistics for the UX Designer role 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 159 159 174
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 33 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.70% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.76% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £323 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UX Designer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UX Designer
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 Designer across the City of London region.

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

UX Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

UX Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UX Designer across the City of London region.

UX Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited UX Designer in their job title 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 with UX Designer in their job title.

1 77 (100.00%) User Experience
2 39 (50.65%) HTML
3 35 (45.45%) CSS
4 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.47%) Axure RP
6 20 (25.97%) Photoshop
6 20 (25.97%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (20.78%) Banking
7 16 (20.78%) Usability Testing
8 14 (18.18%) Mobile App
9 13 (16.88%) HTML5
9 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (16.88%) Adobe
10 10 (12.99%) Finance
10 10 (12.99%) Retail
11 9 (11.69%) Information Architecture
12 8 (10.39%) Android
12 8 (10.39%) Rapid Prototyping
12 8 (10.39%) Degree
12 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.09%) jQuery
13 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
14 6 (7.79%) UX Design
14 6 (7.79%) Fireworks
15 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (6.49%) CSS3
15 5 (6.49%) Analytics
15 5 (6.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 4 (5.19%) OmniGraffle
16 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited UX Designer in their job title 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 with UX Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Photoshop
1 20 (25.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (7.79%) Fireworks
3 5 (6.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (5.19%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Broadband
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) Skype
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 16 (20.78%) Banking
2 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.65%) HTML
2 35 (45.45%) CSS
3 13 (16.88%) HTML5
4 7 (9.09%) jQuery
5 5 (6.49%) CSS3
6 3 (3.90%) DHTML
6 3 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 77 (100.00%) User Experience
2 14 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.19%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.90%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Human Factors
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Psychology
6 1 (1.30%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Android
2 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Usability Testing
2 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.69%) Information Architecture
4 8 (10.39%) Rapid Prototyping
4 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.79%) UX Design
6 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.49%) Analytics
7 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (5.19%) Content Management
8 3 (3.90%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.60%) Use Case
9 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.60%) Scrum
9 2 (2.60%) Industrial Design
9 2 (2.60%) B2B
10 1 (1.30%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.30%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.30%) SEO
10 1 (1.30%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Adobe
2 1 (1.30%) Facebook
2 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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