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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 548 524 501
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -23
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 31 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.060% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.065% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 16
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£475 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £324 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
South East -3 19 £313 -16.66%
London -16 6 £475 +11.76% 4
Yorkshire -13 3 £515 -
North West -20 1 £325 +8.33% 3
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User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (98.25%) User Experience
2 29 (50.88%) Information Architecture
3 25 (43.86%) HTML
4 23 (40.35%) Axure RP
5 22 (38.60%) E-Commerce
6 20 (35.09%) MS Visio
7 18 (31.58%) Adobe
8 16 (28.07%) OmniGraffle
9 14 (24.56%) CSS
9 14 (24.56%) Photoshop
9 14 (24.56%) Interactive Media
10 13 (22.81%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
11 12 (21.05%) Degree
12 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (17.54%) Project Management
13 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
14 9 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
14 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (15.79%) Usability Testing
14 9 (15.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 8 (14.04%) RIA
16 7 (12.28%) Product Management
16 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
16 7 (12.28%) InDesign
16 7 (12.28%) Marketing
17 6 (10.53%) Psychology
17 6 (10.53%) Human Factors
17 6 (10.53%) Scrum

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Visio
2 16 (28.07%) OmniGraffle
3 14 (24.56%) Photoshop
4 13 (22.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (17.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (12.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Axure RP
2 9 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (15.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 14 (24.56%) Interactive Media
2 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.28%) Marketing
4 5 (8.77%) Finance
5 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Billing
6 2 (3.51%) Publishing
7 1 (1.75%) Front Office
7 1 (1.75%) Electronics
7 1 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) HTML
2 14 (24.56%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) REST
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
4 3 (5.26%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.51%) DHTML
5 2 (3.51%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) WPF
6 1 (1.75%) Grails
6 1 (1.75%) Django
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.75%) XSL
6 1 (1.75%) Struts
6 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (98.25%) User Experience
2 8 (14.04%) RIA
3 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
4 6 (10.53%) Psychology
4 6 (10.53%) Human Factors
5 5 (8.77%) Visualisation
5 5 (8.77%) Graphic Design
6 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.75%) FMCG
8 1 (1.75%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.75%) W3C
8 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
1 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Information Architecture
2 22 (38.60%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.54%) Project Management
4 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.79%) Usability Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Product Management
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (8.77%) Industrial Design
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) UX Design
9 3 (5.26%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.51%) User Stories
10 2 (3.51%) Analytics
11 1 (1.75%) Line Management
11 1 (1.75%) RUP
11 1 (1.75%) SOA
11 1 (1.75%) MVC
11 1 (1.75%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Adobe
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) hybris
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