The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Edinburgh 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 80 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.49% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.51% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1207 974 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.52% 95.21% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 451 444
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.20 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
User Experience Designer
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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 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) JSF
2 1 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
2 1 (9.09%) RichFaces
2 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) JSF
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Scrum
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
1 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
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