The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 74 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +29.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
User Experience Designer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1133 1044 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.02% 92.64% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 464 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

User Experience Designer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 12 days ago