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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 550 535 515
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 28 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.056% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 43
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £640 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
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
46480 44650 49322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.83% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28690 27138 28354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
London +8 18 £500 +11.11% 2
South East -2 8 £525 +16.66%
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (52.73%) Axure RP
2 20 (36.36%) HTML
3 16 (29.09%) Information Architecture
4 12 (21.82%) Mobile App
5 11 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 10 (18.18%) Photoshop
6 10 (18.18%) CSS
6 10 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (18.18%) Banking
7 9 (16.36%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (12.73%) Finance
9 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.91%) Marketing
10 5 (9.09%) Adobe
11 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
11 4 (7.27%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.27%) InDesign
11 4 (7.27%) Retail
11 4 (7.27%) User Experience Design
11 4 (7.27%) Degree
11 4 (7.27%) Interactive Media
11 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (7.27%) Analytics
12 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
12 3 (5.45%) Copywriting
12 3 (5.45%) Android
12 3 (5.45%) Windows
13 2 (3.64%) W3C
13 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 10 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (18.18%) Photoshop
3 9 (16.36%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (7.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Development Applications
1 29 (52.73%) Axure RP
2 4 (7.27%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (18.18%) Banking
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Interactive Media
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Automotive
5 2 (3.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.45%) Copywriting
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.64%) W3C
3 2 (3.64%) Psychology
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
1 3 (5.45%) Android
1 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Information Architecture
2 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
3 4 (7.27%) User Experience Design
3 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (7.27%) Analytics
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (3.64%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (3.64%) Product Management
4 2 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.82%) Industrial Design
5 1 (1.82%) Web Analytics
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.82%) Web Development
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (1.82%) Validation
5 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.82%) Scrum
5 1 (1.82%) Web Design
5 1 (1.82%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Adobe
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) iRise
4 1 (1.82%) SAP