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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 559 546 512
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -34
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 39 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.051% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 25
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£475 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £360 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £525 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
+32.41% -19.44%
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
47066 45217 40607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30236 28292 24162
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1772 1811 1958
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 June 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 June 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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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
South East -5 22 £313 - 4
London -10 13 £475 +11.76% 8
Yorkshire -25 2 £515 -
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User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 52 (98.11%) User Experience
2 30 (56.60%) Information Architecture
3 23 (43.40%) HTML
4 22 (41.51%) E-Commerce
5 21 (39.62%) Axure RP
6 19 (35.85%) MS Visio
7 16 (30.19%) Adobe
7 16 (30.19%) OmniGraffle
8 14 (26.42%) Interactive Media
9 12 (22.64%) Degree
9 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
9 12 (22.64%) Photoshop
10 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
10 11 (20.75%) CSS
10 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.75%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (16.98%) Usability Testing
11 9 (16.98%) Mobile App
12 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (15.09%) Scrum
12 8 (15.09%) RIA
12 8 (15.09%) Project Management
13 7 (13.21%) Dreamweaver
13 7 (13.21%) QA
13 7 (13.21%) Marketing
13 7 (13.21%) InDesign
13 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (13.21%) Product Management
13 7 (13.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 5 (9.43%) Visualisation

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Visio
2 16 (30.19%) OmniGraffle
3 12 (22.64%) Photoshop
4 11 (20.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (15.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (13.21%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Axure RP
2 7 (13.21%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (13.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 14 (26.42%) Interactive Media
2 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (13.21%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Billing
5 2 (3.77%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Games
6 1 (1.89%) Electronics
6 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) HTML
2 11 (20.75%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.89%) Grails
4 1 (1.89%) Django
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.89%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) CSS3
4 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.89%) Struts
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 52 (98.11%) User Experience
2 9 (16.98%) Mobile App
3 8 (15.09%) RIA
4 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
4 5 (9.43%) Graphic Design
4 5 (9.43%) Psychology
5 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.55%) Human Factors
6 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.89%) W3C
7 1 (1.89%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Android
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Information Architecture
2 22 (41.51%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.98%) Usability Testing
4 8 (15.09%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Scrum
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.21%) Product Management
6 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (5.66%) Industrial Design
8 2 (3.77%) Workflow
9 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.89%) MVC
9 1 (1.89%) SOA
9 1 (1.89%) Analytics
9 1 (1.89%) Line Management
9 1 (1.89%) Web Analytics
9 1 (1.89%) UX Design
9 1 (1.89%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Adobe
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) hybris