The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 517 513 493
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 40 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.058% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.063% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £246 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

User Experience Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

User Experience Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

User Experience Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

User Experience Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

User Experience Architect
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 User Experience Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +27 28 £463 +32.14% 2
South East -11 7 £375 -25.00% 1
North West +1 2 £469 +95.31%
South West -17 2 £425 +13.33%
East of England - - - -
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User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in their job title.

1 85 (100.00%) User Experience
2 45 (52.94%) Axure RP
3 39 (45.88%) Information Architecture
4 31 (36.47%) HTML
5 29 (34.12%) E-Commerce
5 29 (34.12%) MS Visio
6 27 (31.76%) OmniGraffle
7 25 (29.41%) Photoshop
8 20 (23.53%) CSS
9 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
10 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (21.18%) Interactive Media
10 18 (21.18%) Adobe
11 16 (18.82%) Finance
11 16 (18.82%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (17.65%) Telecoms
13 13 (15.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 12 (14.12%) Usability Testing
15 11 (12.94%) Degree
15 11 (12.94%) Dreamweaver
16 9 (10.59%) Marketing
16 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
16 9 (10.59%) Project Management
17 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
17 8 (9.41%) Psychology
17 8 (9.41%) Product Management
17 8 (9.41%) Data Structures
18 7 (8.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
18 7 (8.24%) RIA

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited User Experience Architect 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 User Experience Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (34.12%) MS Visio
2 27 (31.76%) OmniGraffle
3 25 (29.41%) Photoshop
4 16 (18.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (8.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (7.06%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 45 (52.94%) Axure RP
2 13 (15.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (12.94%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (21.18%) Interactive Media
2 16 (18.82%) Finance
3 15 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.59%) Marketing
5 6 (7.06%) Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Publishing
7 1 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) HTML
2 20 (23.53%) CSS
3 7 (8.24%) jQuery
4 3 (3.53%) REST
5 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.18%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.18%) DHTML
5 1 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) XSL
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.18%) WPF
5 1 (1.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 85 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.41%) Psychology
2 8 (9.41%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
3 7 (8.24%) RIA
3 7 (8.24%) Graphic Design
4 5 (5.88%) Human Factors
4 5 (5.88%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.35%) FMCG
5 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.18%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Information Architecture
2 29 (34.12%) E-Commerce
3 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.12%) Usability Testing
5 9 (10.59%) Project Management
6 8 (9.41%) Product Management
7 7 (8.24%) UX Design
8 6 (7.06%) Analytics
9 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (5.88%) Industrial Design
9 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.71%) User Stories
11 3 (3.53%) Scrum
11 3 (3.53%) Use Case
12 1 (1.18%) Validation
12 1 (1.18%) Mobile Commerce
12 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) Adobe
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle