The first table below looks at the demand for the User Experience Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Experience Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 138 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 11 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £365 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2996 2156 2919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.01% 93.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1104 1408
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 247 303
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -29.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
User Experience Designer
England

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Designer across the East of England region.

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

User Experience Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Designer across the East of England region.

User Experience Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

User Experience Designer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Experience Designer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -11 7 £375 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - - 1
User Experience Designer
England

User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited User Experience 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 User Experience Designer in their job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Information Architecture
2 12 (63.16%) Axure RP
3 11 (57.89%) Photoshop
4 10 (52.63%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
6 8 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (36.84%) Retail
7 7 (36.84%) HTML
7 7 (36.84%) CSS
7 7 (36.84%) Usability Testing
8 6 (31.58%) B2B
8 6 (31.58%) B2C
8 6 (31.58%) Competitor Analysis
8 6 (31.58%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
9 5 (26.32%) Marketing
9 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (21.05%) Degree
10 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
10 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
11 3 (15.79%) Adobe
11 3 (15.79%) Web Development
11 3 (15.79%) SiteCatalyst
11 3 (15.79%) iRise
11 3 (15.79%) Analytics
11 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
11 3 (15.79%) Android
12 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
12 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited User Experience 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 User Experience Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Photoshop
2 10 (52.63%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (42.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (10.53%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (10.53%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (26.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) XHTML
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
3 2 (10.53%) W3C
4 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Information Architecture
2 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
3 7 (36.84%) Usability Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Competitor Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) B2B
4 6 (31.58%) B2C
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) User Experience Design
8 1 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
8 1 (5.26%) SEO
8 1 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe
1 3 (15.79%) iRise