The table below looks at the statistics for User Experience Design skills 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 Design over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 500 498 493
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing User Experience Design 83 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 58
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

User Experience Design
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Design across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Experience Design Jobs Demand Trend in England

User Experience Design
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

User Experience Design Daily Rate Trend in England

User Experience Design
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Experience Design across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

User Experience Design Daily Rate Histogram in England

User Experience Design
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

User Experience Design Hourly Rate Trend in England

User Experience Design
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 Design within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +21 60 £400 -20.00% 7
South East -2 16 £325 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £225 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £403 - 1
South West -35 1 £400 +14.28% 1
North East - 1 £500 - 1
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design.

1 90 (56.60%) HTML
2 87 (54.72%) CSS
3 50 (31.45%) HTML5
4 49 (30.82%) Axure RP
4 49 (30.82%) JavaScript
5 42 (26.42%) Photoshop
6 38 (23.90%) Adobe
7 34 (21.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (19.50%) OmniGraffle
9 30 (18.87%) CSS3
10 29 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (16.35%) Scrum
12 25 (15.72%) Web Development
12 25 (15.72%) Mobile App
13 24 (15.09%) jQuery
14 23 (14.47%) Android
15 21 (13.21%) Apple iOS
15 21 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (12.58%) Information Architecture
17 18 (11.32%) Finance
17 18 (11.32%) Internet
18 17 (10.69%) E-Commerce
18 17 (10.69%) Java
19 16 (10.06%) Linux
19 16 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
20 15 (9.43%) PHP
21 13 (8.18%) Web Design
22 12 (7.55%) Windows
22 12 (7.55%) REST
23 11 (6.92%) Git (software)

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing User Experience Design also 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 that cited User Experience Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.92%) CMS
2 6 (3.77%) Drupal
2 6 (3.77%) WordPress
3 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.89%) Apache
4 3 (1.89%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.26%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (26.42%) Photoshop
2 34 (21.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (19.50%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (6.29%) Fireworks
5 4 (2.52%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (2.52%) InDesign
6 3 (1.89%) MS Project
6 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.26%) MS Office
8 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) WebTrends
1 3 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Summit
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) GitHub
2 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.32%) Internet
2 5 (3.14%) LDAP
3 3 (1.89%) Intranet
4 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.63%) RTCP
4 1 (0.63%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.77%) Big Data
3 4 (2.52%) MySQL
4 3 (1.89%) OLAP
4 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (30.82%) Axure RP
2 11 (6.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.66%) Grunt
4 7 (4.40%) Subversion
4 7 (4.40%) Bower
5 4 (2.52%) JIRA
5 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.89%) JUnit
6 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.89%) Selenium
6 3 (1.89%) Trac
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) Maven
7 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (11.32%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Marketing
3 8 (5.03%) Banking
4 7 (4.40%) Retail
5 6 (3.77%) Publishing
6 4 (2.52%) Front Office
7 3 (1.89%) Legal
7 3 (1.89%) Advertising
8 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.63%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (55.97%) Designer
2 73 (45.91%) User Experience Designer
3 40 (25.16%) Developer
4 19 (11.95%) Senior Designer
4 19 (11.95%) Web Developer
5 16 (10.06%) Architect
6 15 (9.43%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 14 (8.81%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (6.92%) Analyst
9 10 (6.29%) UI Designer
10 9 (5.66%) Interaction Designer
11 7 (4.40%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.40%) Visual Designer
12 4 (2.52%) Mobile Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.52%) Front-End Web Developer
12 4 (2.52%) User Experience Architect
12 4 (2.52%) Consultant
12 4 (2.52%) Java Developer
13 3 (1.89%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (56.60%) HTML
2 87 (54.72%) CSS
3 50 (31.45%) HTML5
4 30 (18.87%) CSS3
5 24 (15.09%) jQuery
6 12 (7.55%) REST
7 11 (6.92%) Ajax
8 9 (5.66%) XML
8 9 (5.66%) Sass
9 7 (4.40%) Flash
9 7 (4.40%) Apache Flex
9 7 (4.40%) JSON
9 7 (4.40%) LESS
9 7 (4.40%) MEAP
10 6 (3.77%) RESTful
10 6 (3.77%) Web Services
11 5 (3.14%) JSP
11 5 (3.14%) .NET
11 5 (3.14%) XHTML
11 5 (3.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.92%) Open Source
3 5 (3.14%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.14%) W3C
3 5 (3.14%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.14%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.26%) Psychology
6 2 (1.26%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.26%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.26%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.26%) iPhone
6 2 (1.26%) Social Media
6 2 (1.26%) iPad
7 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.47%) Android
2 21 (13.21%) Apple iOS
3 16 (10.06%) Linux
4 12 (7.55%) Windows
5 3 (1.89%) UNIX
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.35%) Scrum
3 25 (15.72%) Web Development
4 21 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (12.58%) Information Architecture
6 17 (10.69%) E-Commerce
7 16 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (8.18%) Web Design
9 11 (6.92%) Usability Testing
9 11 (6.92%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.92%) Analytics
10 10 (6.29%) User Stories
10 10 (6.29%) TDD
11 9 (5.66%) BDD
11 9 (5.66%) Content Management
12 8 (5.03%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (5.03%) SEO
13 7 (4.40%) MVC
14 6 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (3.77%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.82%) JavaScript
2 17 (10.69%) Java
3 15 (9.43%) PHP
4 11 (6.92%) Ruby
5 8 (5.03%) ActionScript
6 7 (4.40%) Perl
7 6 (3.77%) Scala
8 3 (1.89%) C#
8 3 (1.89%) XQuery
9 2 (1.26%) XPath
9 2 (1.26%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) SQL
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.92%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) HND
4 1 (0.63%) IIBA
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (23.90%) Adobe
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle
3 3 (1.89%) Apple
3 3 (1.89%) Open Text
3 3 (1.89%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Nokia
4 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.63%) ESRI
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