The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Consultant
Rank 532 529 518
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Consultant 38 13 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.028% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.030% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 23
Average daily rate
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£345 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
User Experience Consultant
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +10 17 £387 +29.00% 3
South East +4 15 £345 -23.33% 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £375 - 1
User Experience Consultant
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User Experience Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (21.18%) Axure RP
2 14 (16.47%) HTML
3 13 (15.29%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (11.76%) Analytics
4 10 (11.76%) CSS
5 9 (10.59%) MS Visio
5 9 (10.59%) Usability Testing
5 9 (10.59%) Information Architecture
6 7 (8.24%) Retail
6 7 (8.24%) Mobile App
6 7 (8.24%) Customer Insight
7 6 (7.06%) HTML5
7 6 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (7.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (5.88%) Degree
8 5 (5.88%) Photoshop
8 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.88%) iRise
9 4 (4.71%) CSS3
9 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.53%) Banking
10 3 (3.53%) Games
10 3 (3.53%) Marketing
10 3 (3.53%) Human Factors
10 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.53%) Flash

User Experience Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) OmniGraffle
2 9 (10.59%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.18%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (8.24%) Retail
2 3 (3.53%) Marketing
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Games
2 3 (3.53%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) HTML
2 10 (11.76%) CSS
3 6 (7.06%) HTML5
4 4 (4.71%) CSS3
5 3 (3.53%) Flash
6 1 (1.18%) XHTML
6 1 (1.18%) Ajax
6 1 (1.18%) jQuery
6 1 (1.18%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.53%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Psychology
4 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.18%) W3C
4 1 (1.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) UNIX
1 1 (1.18%) Linux
1 1 (1.18%) Android
1 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.76%) Analytics
2 9 (10.59%) Information Architecture
2 9 (10.59%) Usability Testing
3 7 (8.24%) Customer Insight
4 6 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (7.06%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.35%) Project Management
6 2 (2.35%) Workflow
6 2 (2.35%) Industrial Design
6 2 (2.35%) User Experience Design
6 2 (2.35%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (2.35%) Qualitative Research
7 1 (1.18%) User Stories
7 1 (1.18%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (1.18%) Market Research
7 1 (1.18%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) iRise
2 3 (3.53%) Adobe
3 2 (2.35%) Omniture
3 2 (2.35%) Google
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) FatWire
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