The table below looks at the statistics for the User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Consultant
Rank 549 541 513
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 39 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.051% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.055% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 19
Average daily rate
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£420 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £191 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £429 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £319 £413
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -22.72%
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
47193 43479 43690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.51% 92.86% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30286 26865 25059
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1930 1900 2331
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

User Experience Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

User Experience Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

User Experience Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Experience Consultant across the England region.

User Experience Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

User Experience Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

User Experience Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

User Experience Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

User Experience Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

User Experience Consultant
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 Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 20 November 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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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 21 £425 +30.76% 3
South East -21 2 £450 +5.88%
North West -2 1 £413 +17.85% 1
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User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 67 (100.00%) User Experience
2 28 (41.79%) Axure RP
3 21 (31.34%) Information Architecture
4 15 (22.39%) Finance
5 14 (20.90%) Usability Testing
6 13 (19.40%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (17.91%) Photoshop
8 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.43%) Retail
9 9 (13.43%) Analytics
9 9 (13.43%) Qualitative Research
10 8 (11.94%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (10.45%) Competitor Analysis
11 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (10.45%) HTML
11 7 (10.45%) Customer Insight
12 6 (8.96%) CSS
12 6 (8.96%) B2B
12 6 (8.96%) B2C
12 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
12 6 (8.96%) Marketing
13 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (7.46%) Banking
14 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
14 4 (5.97%) Time Management
15 3 (4.48%) UX Design
15 3 (4.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 3 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
15 3 (4.48%) Adobe

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited User Experience Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (19.40%) OmniGraffle
2 12 (17.91%) Photoshop
3 8 (11.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.99%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 28 (41.79%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Retail
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing
3 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.46%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Advertising
5 2 (2.99%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) HTML
2 6 (8.96%) CSS
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) HTML5
3 2 (2.99%) CSS3
4 1 (1.49%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 67 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) W3C
3 1 (1.49%) Tandem
3 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.49%) Psychology
3 1 (1.49%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.49%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Information Architecture
2 14 (20.90%) Usability Testing
3 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
4 9 (13.43%) Analytics
4 9 (13.43%) Qualitative Research
5 7 (10.45%) Competitor Analysis
5 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (10.45%) Customer Insight
6 6 (8.96%) B2B
6 6 (8.96%) B2C
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.97%) Time Management
9 3 (4.48%) UX Design
9 3 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.99%) Use Case
11 1 (1.49%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.49%) Scrum
11 1 (1.49%) Business Process Improvement
11 1 (1.49%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Adobe
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