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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Experience Designer
Rank 83 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a UX Designer 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £305 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £305 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

UX Designer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

UX Designer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Axure RP
4 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (25.00%) Adobe
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) iRise
6 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) Flash
6 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (12.50%) Acrobat
6 2 (12.50%) Fireworks
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
7 1 (6.25%) Android
7 1 (6.25%) UX Design
7 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture

UX Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (12.50%) Acrobat
3 2 (12.50%) Fireworks
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Axure RP
2 2 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
2 2 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.25%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) iRise