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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 158 189 183
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 42 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £378 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £337 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 78 (100.00%) User Experience
2 34 (43.59%) HTML
3 30 (38.46%) CSS
4 26 (33.33%) Axure RP
5 20 (25.64%) UX Design
5 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 16 (20.51%) Finance
8 14 (17.95%) Usability Testing
8 14 (17.95%) Photoshop
9 12 (15.38%) Banking
10 11 (14.10%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (12.82%) Information Architecture
11 10 (12.82%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.97%) Adobe
13 7 (8.97%) HTML5
14 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
14 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (7.69%) Degree
14 6 (7.69%) Android
15 5 (6.41%) jQuery
15 5 (6.41%) Retail
15 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
15 5 (6.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 4 (5.13%) CSS3
16 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
16 4 (5.13%) Marketing
16 4 (5.13%) CMS
16 4 (5.13%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (5.13%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Photoshop
2 10 (12.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.28%) InDesign
4 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 5 (6.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.59%) HTML
2 30 (38.46%) CSS
3 7 (8.97%) HTML5
4 5 (6.41%) jQuery
5 4 (5.13%) CSS3
6 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.56%) DHTML
7 1 (1.28%) .NET
7 1 (1.28%) Flash
7 1 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.85%) Graphic Design
3 3 (3.85%) Human Factors
3 3 (3.85%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.28%) DTV
5 1 (1.28%) RIA
5 1 (1.28%) Psychology
5 1 (1.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Android
2 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) UX Design
1 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.95%) Usability Testing
3 11 (14.10%) Rapid Prototyping
4 10 (12.82%) Information Architecture
5 9 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.85%) Analytics
9 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.56%) Project Management
9 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.28%) SEO
10 1 (1.28%) Workflow
10 1 (1.28%) Scrum
10 1 (1.28%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.28%) Web Development
10 1 (1.28%) Logistics
10 1 (1.28%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.28%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.28%) C#
2 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PhD
2 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Adobe
2 1 (1.28%) SAP
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
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