The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior User Experience Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior User Experience Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 555 491 562
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +71
Contract jobs requiring a Senior User Experience Designer 35 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.028% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.030% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 11
Average daily rate £400 £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior User Experience Designer
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Senior User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior User Experience Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior User Experience Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior User Experience Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior User Experience Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior User Experience Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -5 25 £400 +6.66% 3
South East -7 7 £400 - 1
East of England -29 1 £375 -14.28% 1
South West - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Senior User Experience Designer
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Senior User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior User Experience Designer in their job title.

1 30 (51.72%) Axure RP
2 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Adobe
4 20 (34.48%) HTML
5 17 (29.31%) CSS
6 15 (25.86%) OmniGraffle
7 13 (22.41%) Apple iOS
7 13 (22.41%) Retail
7 13 (22.41%) HTML5
7 13 (22.41%) Android
8 12 (20.69%) Scrum
8 12 (20.69%) Mobile App
9 11 (18.97%) CSS3
9 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
10 10 (17.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (17.24%) Analytics
11 9 (15.52%) Appcelerator
11 9 (15.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.52%) Automotive
11 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (15.52%) Visualisation
11 9 (15.52%) Web Analytics
12 8 (13.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 7 (12.07%) Degree
14 6 (10.34%) Information Architecture
14 6 (10.34%) User Experience Design
15 5 (8.62%) Banking
15 5 (8.62%) Finance

Senior User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior User Experience Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) OmniGraffle
2 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
3 10 (17.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.45%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.72%) MS Office
5 1 (1.72%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Development Applications
1 30 (51.72%) Axure RP
2 9 (15.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 8 (13.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 13 (22.41%) Retail
2 9 (15.52%) Automotive
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Finance
4 4 (6.90%) Marketing
5 3 (5.17%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Front Office
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) HTML
2 17 (29.31%) CSS
3 13 (22.41%) HTML5
4 11 (18.97%) CSS3
5 2 (3.45%) Ajax
5 2 (3.45%) Flash
5 2 (3.45%) jQuery
5 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.52%) Visualisation
3 5 (8.62%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.90%) iPhone
5 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.72%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.72%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.72%) Social Media
6 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Apple iOS
1 13 (22.41%) Android
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) Scrum
3 10 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (17.24%) Analytics
4 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
4 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.52%) Web Analytics
5 6 (10.34%) Information Architecture
5 6 (10.34%) User Experience Design
6 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.90%) Content Management
6 4 (6.90%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Web Design
8 2 (3.45%) Industrial Design
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
9 1 (1.72%) User Stories
9 1 (1.72%) Customer Insight
9 1 (1.72%) SWOT Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Usability Testing
9 1 (1.72%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) WAI
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Adobe
2 9 (15.52%) Appcelerator
3 4 (6.90%) EPiServer
4 3 (5.17%) Google
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago