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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Consultant
Rank 549 543 544
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 39 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.032% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.034% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £310 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £376 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -23.33%
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
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +2 19 £413 +24.52% 4
South East +2 7 £345 -23.33% 1
North West - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - - - -
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User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 83 (100.00%) User Experience
2 28 (33.73%) Axure RP
3 18 (21.69%) Information Architecture
4 17 (20.48%) OmniGraffle
5 13 (15.66%) Usability Testing
6 11 (13.25%) Retail
6 11 (13.25%) Finance
6 11 (13.25%) HTML
7 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.05%) Analytics
8 8 (9.64%) Photoshop
8 8 (9.64%) CSS
9 7 (8.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (8.43%) Competitor Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
10 6 (7.23%) B2B
10 6 (7.23%) B2C
10 6 (7.23%) Customer Insight
11 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
11 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.02%) iRise
12 4 (4.82%) Banking
12 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
12 4 (4.82%) Qualitative Research
13 3 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.61%) Adobe
13 3 (3.61%) Flash
13 3 (3.61%) Fireworks

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (9.64%) Photoshop
3 7 (8.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.61%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 28 (33.73%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
1 11 (13.25%) Retail
2 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.41%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) HTML
2 8 (9.64%) CSS
3 3 (3.61%) Flash
4 2 (2.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 83 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.20%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.20%) iPhone
4 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.20%) W3C
4 1 (1.20%) Tandem
4 1 (1.20%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.20%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) UNIX
1 1 (1.20%) Linux
1 1 (1.20%) Android
1 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Information Architecture
2 13 (15.66%) Usability Testing
3 10 (12.05%) Analytics
3 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.43%) Competitor Analysis
5 6 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.23%) B2B
5 6 (7.23%) B2C
5 6 (7.23%) Customer Insight
6 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.82%) Qualitative Research
8 3 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.41%) User Experience Design
9 2 (2.41%) Project Management
10 1 (1.20%) Validation
10 1 (1.20%) Web Accessibility
10 1 (1.20%) Market Research
10 1 (1.20%) Time Management
10 1 (1.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) iRise
2 3 (3.61%) Adobe
3 2 (2.41%) Omniture
3 2 (2.41%) Google
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.20%) FatWire
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