The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 464 480 511
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +31
Contract jobs citing User Experience Design 93 70 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 51
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £255 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £645 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Experience Design
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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 28 July 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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 65 £400 -15.78% 12
South East -3 24 £338 -20.58% 7
Yorkshire - 2 £225 - 3
West Midlands -8 1 £275 - 2
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 4
North West - - - -
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User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 87 (50.88%) CSS
2 85 (49.71%) HTML
3 58 (33.92%) JavaScript
4 48 (28.07%) HTML5
5 45 (26.32%) Axure RP
6 40 (23.39%) Photoshop
7 38 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (20.47%) Adobe
9 33 (19.30%) OmniGraffle
10 31 (18.13%) Information Architecture
10 31 (18.13%) CSS3
11 29 (16.96%) Adobe Illustrator
11 29 (16.96%) Scrum
12 28 (16.37%) Android
13 26 (15.20%) jQuery
13 26 (15.20%) Web Development
14 25 (14.62%) Apple iOS
15 24 (14.04%) Ajax
16 22 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (12.28%) E-Commerce
17 21 (12.28%) Mobile App
18 20 (11.70%) Responsive Web Design
19 19 (11.11%) Finance
20 18 (10.53%) Web Design
21 17 (9.94%) Java
22 16 (9.36%) Marketing
23 15 (8.77%) PHP
23 15 (8.77%) XML
24 14 (8.19%) Linux
24 14 (8.19%) MVC

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (5.85%) CMS
2 9 (5.26%) Drupal
3 7 (4.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.51%) Alfresco
4 6 (3.51%) WordPress
5 3 (1.75%) Apache
6 2 (1.17%) Node.js
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
Applications
1 40 (23.39%) Photoshop
2 33 (19.30%) OmniGraffle
3 29 (16.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (4.68%) Fireworks
5 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.34%) InDesign
6 4 (2.34%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.75%) MS Project
8 2 (1.17%) MS Office
9 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.17%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.58%) Summit
3 1 (0.58%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.17%) SaaS
2 2 (1.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) Internet
2 5 (2.92%) LDAP
2 5 (2.92%) Intranet
3 4 (2.34%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.58%) RTCP
4 1 (0.58%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.68%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.51%) Big Data
2 6 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.34%) MySQL
4 3 (1.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (26.32%) Axure RP
2 13 (7.60%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.85%) Subversion
4 7 (4.09%) JIRA
4 7 (4.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 6 (3.51%) Trac
6 4 (2.34%) Grunt
6 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.34%) Maven
7 3 (1.75%) Selenium
7 3 (1.75%) JUnit
7 3 (1.75%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.17%) Xcode
8 2 (1.17%) Bower
9 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.58%) MSI
9 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (11.11%) Finance
2 16 (9.36%) Marketing
3 9 (5.26%) Retail
4 7 (4.09%) Banking
5 6 (3.51%) Publishing
6 4 (2.34%) Advertising
6 4 (2.34%) Front Office
7 3 (1.75%) Legal
8 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.58%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (52.63%) Designer
2 76 (44.44%) User Experience Designer
3 46 (26.90%) Developer
4 21 (12.28%) Web Developer
5 19 (11.11%) Architect
6 18 (10.53%) Senior Designer
7 15 (8.77%) Front-End Developer
8 14 (8.19%) Senior User Experience Designer
9 9 (5.26%) UI Designer
10 8 (4.68%) Interaction Designer
10 8 (4.68%) Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.09%) Visual Designer
12 6 (3.51%) Scala Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Front-End Web Developer
13 5 (2.92%) Consultant
14 4 (2.34%) Mobile Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.34%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (50.88%) CSS
2 85 (49.71%) HTML
3 48 (28.07%) HTML5
4 31 (18.13%) CSS3
5 26 (15.20%) jQuery
6 24 (14.04%) Ajax
7 15 (8.77%) XML
8 13 (7.60%) Web Services
9 12 (7.02%) JSON
9 12 (7.02%) REST
10 10 (5.85%) Sass
10 10 (5.85%) LESS
11 9 (5.26%) RESTful
12 7 (4.09%) .NET
12 7 (4.09%) Flash
12 7 (4.09%) MEAP
13 6 (3.51%) Java EE
13 6 (3.51%) WebSockets
14 5 (2.92%) XHTML
14 5 (2.92%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.85%) Graphic Design
3 9 (5.26%) Open Source
4 7 (4.09%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.92%) W3C
7 4 (2.34%) Psychology
7 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.34%) iPad
8 3 (1.75%) iPhone
8 3 (1.75%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.75%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.17%) Human Factors
9 2 (1.17%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.17%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.17%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.17%) Social Media
10 1 (0.58%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.37%) Android
2 25 (14.62%) Apple iOS
3 14 (8.19%) Linux
4 10 (5.85%) Windows
5 3 (1.75%) UNIX
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.13%) Information Architecture
3 29 (16.96%) Scrum
4 26 (15.20%) Web Development
5 22 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (12.28%) E-Commerce
7 20 (11.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (10.53%) Web Design
9 14 (8.19%) MVC
9 14 (8.19%) Usability Testing
10 13 (7.60%) TDD
11 12 (7.02%) Business Analysis
11 12 (7.02%) Analytics
11 12 (7.02%) BDD
12 11 (6.43%) User Stories
12 11 (6.43%) Content Management
13 9 (5.26%) SEO
13 9 (5.26%) Project Management
14 6 (3.51%) Service Management
14 6 (3.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.92%) JavaScript
2 17 (9.94%) Java
3 15 (8.77%) PHP
4 9 (5.26%) Scala
5 6 (3.51%) XPath
5 6 (3.51%) XQuery
6 5 (2.92%) Ruby
7 3 (1.75%) ActionScript
7 3 (1.75%) C#
8 2 (1.17%) Perl
8 2 (1.17%) Python
8 2 (1.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.58%) SQL
9 1 (0.58%) VBScript
9 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (7.60%) Degree
2 7 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) HND
4 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.58%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) WSUS
1 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (20.47%) Adobe
2 7 (4.09%) Oracle
3 6 (3.51%) Open Text
3 6 (3.51%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.92%) JBoss
4 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.75%) Google
5 3 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.58%) ESRI
6 1 (0.58%) Nokia
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £405 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 170-250 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago