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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 144 115 138
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.46% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.49% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £299
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2824 2234 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 94.06% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1128 1417
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 228 362
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 31 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
User Experience Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (80.00%) Axure RP
2 7 (70.00%) Information Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Photoshop
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Marketing
6 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
6 3 (30.00%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
7 2 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Web Design
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (20.00%) B2B
7 2 (20.00%) B2C
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Fireworks

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (20.00%) Fireworks
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
3 2 (20.00%) B2C
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience Design
4 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe