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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 144 181 162
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 53 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.49% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £17.50
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 85 (100.00%) User Experience
2 40 (47.06%) HTML
3 35 (41.18%) CSS
4 31 (36.47%) Axure RP
5 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
6 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (23.53%) Photoshop
8 19 (22.35%) Finance
8 19 (22.35%) Usability Testing
9 18 (21.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (16.47%) Banking
11 13 (15.29%) Information Architecture
12 12 (14.12%) HTML5
12 12 (14.12%) UX Design
13 11 (12.94%) Rapid Prototyping
14 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
15 9 (10.59%) Degree
15 9 (10.59%) Adobe
16 8 (9.41%) Retail
17 7 (8.24%) Analytics
17 7 (8.24%) OmniGraffle
17 7 (8.24%) Android
18 6 (7.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 6 (7.06%) jQuery
19 5 (5.88%) Graphic Design
19 5 (5.88%) Marketing
19 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
19 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
19 5 (5.88%) CSS3
20 4 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Photoshop
2 18 (21.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (8.24%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.71%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Intranet
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 31 (36.47%) Axure RP
2 6 (7.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (4.71%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Banking
3 8 (9.41%) Retail
4 5 (5.88%) Marketing
5 3 (3.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Games
7 1 (1.18%) Automotive
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) HTML
2 35 (41.18%) CSS
3 12 (14.12%) HTML5
4 6 (7.06%) jQuery
5 5 (5.88%) CSS3
6 3 (3.53%) DHTML
6 3 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.18%) WPF
7 1 (1.18%) .NET
7 1 (1.18%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 85 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.71%) Human Factors
5 3 (3.53%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.35%) iPhone
6 2 (2.35%) Psychology
7 1 (1.18%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.18%) RIA
7 1 (1.18%) DTV
7 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Android
2 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) Usability Testing
3 13 (15.29%) Information Architecture
4 12 (14.12%) UX Design
5 11 (12.94%) Rapid Prototyping
6 7 (8.24%) Analytics
7 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.53%) Use Case
10 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.35%) Project Management
10 2 (2.35%) SEO
10 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.35%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.35%) Web Development
10 2 (2.35%) Scrum
10 2 (2.35%) Content Management
11 1 (1.18%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.18%) C#
2 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Adobe
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.18%) SAP
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