The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 550 521 503
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 19 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.073% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 42
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £324 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £568 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £450 £359
% change year-on-year
-26.94% +25.43%
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
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
User Experience Architect
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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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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
South East -2 8 £700 +55.55% 5
London -10 7 £425 -5.55% 4
East Midlands - 2 £348 - 1
West Midlands -16 1 £275 -14.06%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 31 (54.39%) Axure RP
2 26 (45.61%) HTML
3 24 (42.11%) Information Architecture
4 21 (36.84%) MS Visio
5 15 (26.32%) Photoshop
5 15 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (24.56%) OmniGraffle
6 14 (24.56%) Adobe
7 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
8 11 (19.30%) CSS
9 10 (17.54%) Degree
10 9 (15.79%) Interactive Media
10 9 (15.79%) InDesign
10 9 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
10 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.79%) Finance
11 8 (14.04%) Marketing
11 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
12 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
12 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
13 6 (10.53%) Banking
13 6 (10.53%) Retail
13 6 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 6 (10.53%) Usability Testing
14 5 (8.77%) Android
14 5 (8.77%) User Experience Design
14 5 (8.77%) Windows
14 5 (8.77%) Analytics
15 4 (7.02%) Industrial Design
15 4 (7.02%) Product Management

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 21 (36.84%) MS Visio
2 15 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (26.32%) Photoshop
3 14 (24.56%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (15.79%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 31 (54.39%) Axure RP
2 9 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
1 9 (15.79%) Interactive Media
2 8 (14.04%) Marketing
3 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.53%) Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Automotive
5 2 (3.51%) Advertising
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
5 2 (3.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) HTML
2 11 (19.30%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) Psychology
2 4 (7.02%) Human Factors
3 3 (5.26%) Copywriting
3 3 (5.26%) RIA
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.75%) W3C
4 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
1 5 (8.77%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Information Architecture
2 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.53%) Usability Testing
4 5 (8.77%) User Experience Design
4 5 (8.77%) Analytics
5 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (7.02%) Product Management
5 4 (7.02%) Industrial Design
6 3 (5.26%) Web Analytics
6 3 (5.26%) B2B
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.51%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.75%) Scrum
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.75%) Web Development
8 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.75%) CRM
8 1 (1.75%) Time Management
8 1 (1.75%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Adobe
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) iRise
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Mercator
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