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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 162 174 179
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 37 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
5050 5730 5834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 92.36% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3819 4169 4278
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £279
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 75 80 119
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 27 April 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 27 April 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 89 (100.00%) User Experience
2 43 (48.31%) HTML
3 39 (43.82%) CSS
4 32 (35.96%) Axure RP
5 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
6 23 (25.84%) Photoshop
6 23 (25.84%) Adobe Illustrator
7 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (21.35%) Usability Testing
9 16 (17.98%) Banking
10 15 (16.85%) Finance
11 14 (15.73%) Adobe
12 13 (14.61%) HTML5
13 12 (13.48%) Mobile App
13 12 (13.48%) Rapid Prototyping
14 11 (12.36%) Retail
15 10 (11.24%) Information Architecture
15 10 (11.24%) Android
16 9 (10.11%) UX Design
17 8 (8.99%) jQuery
17 8 (8.99%) Degree
17 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
17 8 (8.99%) Apple iOS
18 6 (6.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 6 (6.74%) Analytics
18 6 (6.74%) Fireworks
19 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
19 5 (5.62%) Graphic Design
19 5 (5.62%) OmniGraffle
19 5 (5.62%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (3.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Photoshop
1 23 (25.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (6.74%) Fireworks
3 5 (5.62%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.12%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Broadband
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) Skype
Development Applications
1 32 (35.96%) Axure RP
2 6 (6.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (3.37%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
General
1 16 (17.98%) Banking
2 15 (16.85%) Finance
3 11 (12.36%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
4 4 (4.49%) Advertising
5 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Games
7 1 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) HTML
2 39 (43.82%) CSS
3 13 (14.61%) HTML5
4 8 (8.99%) jQuery
5 5 (5.62%) CSS3
6 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.37%) DHTML
7 1 (1.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 89 (100.00%) User Experience
2 12 (13.48%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.62%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.49%) Human Factors
5 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.37%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.25%) iPhone
7 1 (1.12%) RIA
7 1 (1.12%) Psychology
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Android
2 8 (8.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.35%) Usability Testing
3 12 (13.48%) Rapid Prototyping
4 10 (11.24%) Information Architecture
5 9 (10.11%) UX Design
6 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.74%) Analytics
8 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.37%) Use Case
9 3 (3.37%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.25%) Web Development
10 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.25%) Scrum
10 2 (2.25%) Product Management
10 2 (2.25%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (2.25%) SEO
10 2 (2.25%) Content Management
10 2 (2.25%) Industrial Design
11 1 (1.12%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Adobe
2 1 (1.12%) Facebook
2 1 (1.12%) Twitter
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