The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 536 548 569
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior User Experience Designer 43 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.025% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.027% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £410 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £578 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £270
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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47639 44687 49823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.80% 92.79% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27384 28500
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1896 1919 2491
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 31 £450 +9.75% 6
East of England - 4 £500 -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
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Senior User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 67 (100.00%) User Experience
2 44 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.30%) Axure RP
4 25 (37.31%) HTML
5 22 (32.84%) User Experience Design
6 21 (31.34%) CSS
7 20 (29.85%) OmniGraffle
8 15 (22.39%) Mobile App
8 15 (22.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (22.39%) Photoshop
9 12 (17.91%) Degree
10 11 (16.42%) Rapid Prototyping
10 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.43%) Scrum
11 9 (13.43%) Adobe
12 7 (10.45%) Information Architecture
12 7 (10.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 7 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
13 6 (8.96%) Finance
14 5 (7.46%) Android
14 5 (7.46%) Marketing
14 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (5.97%) Google
15 4 (5.97%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (5.97%) iPhone
15 4 (5.97%) Windows
15 4 (5.97%) Retail
16 3 (4.48%) Banking
16 3 (4.48%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) OmniGraffle
2 15 (22.39%) Photoshop
2 15 (22.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.99%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Axure RP
2 7 (10.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Marketing
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Games
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Advertising
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) HTML
2 21 (31.34%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) jQuery
3 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (100.00%) User Experience
2 15 (22.39%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) iPhone
5 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.99%) Psychology
6 2 (2.99%) Human Factors
6 2 (2.99%) FMCG
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.46%) Android
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) User Experience Design
3 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.42%) Rapid Prototyping
4 9 (13.43%) Scrum
5 7 (10.45%) Information Architecture
5 7 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (4.48%) Workflow
6 3 (4.48%) Validation
6 3 (4.48%) Business Development
6 3 (4.48%) Usability Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Time Management
7 2 (2.99%) Industrial Design
7 2 (2.99%) Competitor Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
7 2 (2.99%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.49%) B2B
8 1 (1.49%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.49%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.99%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Adobe
2 4 (5.97%) Google
3 1 (1.49%) EPiServer