The table below looks at the statistics for the UX 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 UX Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 80 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£358 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
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 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
1366 1136 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.40% 93.57% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 692 338
Average daily rate £350 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £13.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

UX Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

UX Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

UX Designer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

UX Designer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

UX Designer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (62.50%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (50.00%) Information Architecture
6 3 (37.50%) UX Design
6 3 (37.50%) Usability Engineering
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
7 2 (25.00%) Time Management
7 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (12.50%) Podcast
8 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
8 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
8 1 (12.50%) Adobe
8 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
8 1 (12.50%) SEO
8 1 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) CMS
8 1 (12.50%) Scrum
8 1 (12.50%) Web Design
8 1 (12.50%) Banking
8 1 (12.50%) Flash
8 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (62.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) UX Design
3 3 (37.50%) Usability Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe