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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 71 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.56% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.60% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UX 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
1362 1165 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 92.61% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 667 326
Average daily rate £363 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £25.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Designer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

UX Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (100.00%) User Experience
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (55.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (44.44%) Information Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) UX Design
6 3 (33.33%) Usability Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) CMS
8 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
8 1 (11.11%) Web Design
8 1 (11.11%) Adobe
8 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
8 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
8 1 (11.11%) SEO
8 1 (11.11%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) Flash
8 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
8 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (11.11%) Android

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (55.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Information Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) UX Design
3 3 (33.33%) Usability Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe