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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Architect
Rank 539 511 490
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Architect 25 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.077% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.083% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 17
Average daily rate
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£463 £363 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £258 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £487 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -16 20 £475 +24.59% 2
North West -12 2 £394 +64.06%
East of England - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire -12 1 - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
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User Experience Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (100.00%) User Experience
2 42 (52.50%) Axure RP
3 38 (47.50%) Information Architecture
4 30 (37.50%) HTML
5 29 (36.25%) E-Commerce
5 29 (36.25%) MS Visio
6 28 (35.00%) OmniGraffle
7 26 (32.50%) Photoshop
8 20 (25.00%) Adobe
9 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
9 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (22.50%) Interactive Media
11 17 (21.25%) CSS
12 16 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
13 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
13 15 (18.75%) Finance
14 14 (17.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 13 (16.25%) Degree
16 12 (15.00%) Usability Testing
17 11 (13.75%) Dreamweaver
18 10 (12.50%) Project Management
18 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
19 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
19 8 (10.00%) Psychology
19 8 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 8 (10.00%) Data Structures
20 7 (8.75%) Marketing
20 7 (8.75%) RIA
20 7 (8.75%) Product Management
20 7 (8.75%) Visualisation

User Experience Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (36.25%) MS Visio
2 28 (35.00%) OmniGraffle
3 26 (32.50%) Photoshop
4 16 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (7.50%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 42 (52.50%) Axure RP
2 14 (17.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (13.75%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (22.50%) Interactive Media
2 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.75%) Finance
3 7 (8.75%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) HTML
2 17 (21.25%) CSS
3 7 (8.75%) jQuery
4 3 (3.75%) REST
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.25%) WPF
6 1 (1.25%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.25%) HTML5
6 1 (1.25%) XML
6 1 (1.25%) XSL
6 1 (1.25%) Ajax
6 1 (1.25%) CSS3
6 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.25%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) Psychology
3 7 (8.75%) RIA
3 7 (8.75%) Visualisation
4 6 (7.50%) Graphic Design
5 5 (6.25%) Fixed Income
5 5 (6.25%) Human Factors
6 2 (2.50%) FMCG
6 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Android
1 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Information Architecture
2 29 (36.25%) E-Commerce
3 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.00%) Usability Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
6 7 (8.75%) Product Management
7 6 (7.50%) UX Design
8 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (6.25%) Analytics
8 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.00%) Industrial Design
10 3 (3.75%) Use Case
10 3 (3.75%) Scrum
10 3 (3.75%) User Stories
11 1 (1.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Adobe
2 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle