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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 96 144 166
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +22
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 54 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 0.94% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.99% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 36
Average daily rate £375 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.37 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UX Designer
London

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
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) User Experience
2 30 (31.91%) Photoshop
3 25 (26.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (24.47%) UX Design
5 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
6 21 (22.34%) Finance
7 20 (21.28%) Information Architecture
8 18 (19.15%) HTML
9 16 (17.02%) Adobe
10 14 (14.89%) Axure RP
10 14 (14.89%) Retail
10 14 (14.89%) CSS
11 13 (13.83%) Project Management
12 11 (11.70%) User Stories
12 11 (11.70%) Mobile App
12 11 (11.70%) Fireworks
12 11 (11.70%) Banking
12 11 (11.70%) Use Case
13 9 (9.57%) Electronics
13 9 (9.57%) Games
14 8 (8.51%) Fixed Income
14 8 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
15 7 (7.45%) Android
15 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
16 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
16 6 (6.38%) Competitor Analysis
16 6 (6.38%) HTML5
17 5 (5.32%) Customer Insight

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (31.91%) Photoshop
2 25 (26.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (11.70%) Fireworks
4 4 (4.26%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (3.19%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (3.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (3.19%) InDesign
6 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.06%) gulp
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Retail
3 11 (11.70%) Banking
4 9 (9.57%) Electronics
4 9 (9.57%) Games
5 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.19%) Front Office
6 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.13%) Back Office
7 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.06%) Law
8 1 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.06%) Publishing
8 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) HTML
2 14 (14.89%) CSS
3 6 (6.38%) HTML5
4 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.13%) jQuery
5 2 (2.13%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.06%) CSS3
6 1 (1.06%) Flash
6 1 (1.06%) Sass
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.06%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (100.00%) User Experience
2 11 (11.70%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.51%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) Animation
7 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.06%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Android
1 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) UX Design
3 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
4 20 (21.28%) Information Architecture
5 13 (13.83%) Project Management
6 11 (11.70%) Use Case
6 11 (11.70%) User Stories
7 8 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.38%) Competitor Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) Customer Insight
9 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.26%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (4.26%) Front End Development
10 4 (4.26%) Mobile First
11 3 (3.19%) Analytics
11 3 (3.19%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (3.19%) Kanban
11 3 (3.19%) Product Management
11 3 (3.19%) Web Design
12 2 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Adobe
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
City of Westminster
Talent Point
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago