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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 553 555 542
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 35 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.055% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.059% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 21
Average daily rate
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£410 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £558 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.91 - -
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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

User Experience Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

User Experience Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

User Experience Architect Hourly Rate Trend 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 2 September 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
London +3 30 £420 -16.00% 1
North West - 2 - -
South East -27 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £396 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
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User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 66 (98.51%) User Experience
2 32 (47.76%) Information Architecture
3 30 (44.78%) Axure RP
4 26 (38.81%) HTML
5 22 (32.84%) Adobe
6 21 (31.34%) E-Commerce
6 21 (31.34%) MS Visio
7 19 (28.36%) OmniGraffle
8 15 (22.39%) Photoshop
9 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.90%) Interactive Media
10 13 (19.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 12 (17.91%) Degree
11 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
11 12 (17.91%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.42%) CSS
12 11 (16.42%) Usability Testing
13 10 (14.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
13 10 (14.93%) Project Management
14 9 (13.43%) Scrum
14 9 (13.43%) Marketing
15 8 (11.94%) Psychology
15 8 (11.94%) InDesign
16 7 (10.45%) Dreamweaver
16 7 (10.45%) QA
16 7 (10.45%) RIA
17 6 (8.96%) Graphic Design
17 6 (8.96%) Product Management

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 21 (31.34%) MS Visio
2 19 (28.36%) OmniGraffle
3 15 (22.39%) Photoshop
4 12 (17.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (14.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (11.94%) InDesign
7 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 30 (44.78%) Axure RP
2 13 (19.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (10.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (20.90%) Interactive Media
2 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.43%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Games
5 3 (4.48%) Legal
6 2 (2.99%) Finance
6 2 (2.99%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.99%) Billing
7 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) HTML
2 11 (16.42%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) Struts
3 1 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) Flash
3 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.49%) Spring
3 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.49%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.49%) Grails
3 1 (1.49%) Django
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.49%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.49%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (98.51%) User Experience
2 8 (11.94%) Psychology
3 7 (10.45%) RIA
4 6 (8.96%) Graphic Design
5 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.46%) Visualisation
5 5 (7.46%) Human Factors
5 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Social Network
7 1 (1.49%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Android
1 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Information Architecture
2 21 (31.34%) E-Commerce
3 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.42%) Usability Testing
5 10 (14.93%) Project Management
6 9 (13.43%) Scrum
7 6 (8.96%) Product Management
8 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.48%) Content Management
9 3 (4.48%) Industrial Design
9 3 (4.48%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (2.99%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (2.99%) Competitor Analysis
10 2 (2.99%) Use Case
10 2 (2.99%) Web Design
10 2 (2.99%) Workflow
11 1 (1.49%) Validation
11 1 (1.49%) MVC
11 1 (1.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.99%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) XAML
3 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Adobe
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com