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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience Design
Rank 492 508 500
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing User Experience Design 86 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 53
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 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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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 +27 64 £425 -5.52% 13
South East +15 14 £350 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £225 - 4
East Midlands - 2 £403 -
North East - 2 £438 - 1
South West -44 1 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
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User Experience Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 168 (100.00%) User Experience
2 92 (54.76%) HTML
3 88 (52.38%) CSS
4 78 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (31.55%) Axure RP
6 49 (29.17%) HTML5
7 47 (27.98%) JavaScript
8 42 (25.00%) Photoshop
9 39 (23.21%) Adobe
10 34 (20.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 32 (19.05%) OmniGraffle
12 29 (17.26%) CSS3
13 26 (15.48%) Scrum
13 26 (15.48%) Mobile App
14 25 (14.88%) Web Development
14 25 (14.88%) jQuery
15 22 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (12.50%) Finance
16 21 (12.50%) Android
17 19 (11.31%) Internet
17 19 (11.31%) Apple iOS
18 18 (10.71%) E-Commerce
18 18 (10.71%) Java
19 17 (10.12%) Linux
20 16 (9.52%) Information Architecture
21 15 (8.93%) Analytics
22 14 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
22 14 (8.33%) PHP
23 13 (7.74%) Windows
23 13 (7.74%) REST

User Experience Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.95%) CMS
2 6 (3.57%) WordPress
3 3 (1.79%) Apache
3 3 (1.79%) Drupal
4 2 (1.19%) Node.js
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
Applications
1 42 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 34 (20.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (19.05%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (6.55%) Fireworks
5 4 (2.38%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (2.38%) InDesign
6 3 (1.79%) MS Project
6 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.19%) MS Office
8 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) WebTrends
1 3 (1.79%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.19%) Summit
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) GitHub
2 3 (1.79%) SaaS
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.31%) Internet
2 5 (2.98%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.60%) RTCP
3 1 (0.60%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.95%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.57%) Big Data
3 4 (2.38%) MySQL
4 3 (1.79%) OLAP
5 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (31.55%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.95%) Grunt
3 8 (4.76%) Bower
4 6 (3.57%) Subversion
5 4 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.79%) JUnit
6 3 (1.79%) JIRA
6 3 (1.79%) Selenium
7 2 (1.19%) Trac
8 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) Maven
8 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (12.50%) Finance
2 12 (7.14%) Banking
3 10 (5.95%) Marketing
4 6 (3.57%) Publishing
5 5 (2.98%) Retail
6 4 (2.38%) Front Office
7 3 (1.79%) Legal
7 3 (1.79%) Advertising
7 3 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.79%) German Language
8 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.19%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.60%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 97 (57.74%) Designer
2 81 (48.21%) User Experience Designer
3 40 (23.81%) Developer
4 26 (15.48%) Senior Designer
5 22 (13.10%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 20 (11.90%) Web Developer
7 14 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
8 12 (7.14%) Analyst
8 12 (7.14%) Architect
9 10 (5.95%) UI Designer
10 9 (5.36%) Interaction Designer
11 8 (4.76%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.17%) Visual Designer
13 5 (2.98%) Team Leader
13 5 (2.98%) Consultant
13 5 (2.98%) Lead Designer
14 4 (2.38%) Front-End Web Developer
14 4 (2.38%) Java Developer
14 4 (2.38%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (54.76%) HTML
2 88 (52.38%) CSS
3 49 (29.17%) HTML5
4 29 (17.26%) CSS3
5 25 (14.88%) jQuery
6 13 (7.74%) REST
7 9 (5.36%) Ajax
8 8 (4.76%) Apache Flex
8 8 (4.76%) Sass
8 8 (4.76%) XML
9 7 (4.17%) MEAP
9 7 (4.17%) Flash
9 7 (4.17%) JSON
10 6 (3.57%) LESS
11 5 (2.98%) XHTML
11 5 (2.98%) JSP
11 5 (2.98%) Web Services
11 5 (2.98%) .NET
11 5 (2.98%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 168 (100.00%) User Experience
2 26 (15.48%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.36%) Open Source
4 6 (3.57%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.98%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.98%) W3C
5 5 (2.98%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.79%) Psychology
6 3 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.19%) iPhone
7 2 (1.19%) iPad
7 2 (1.19%) Social Media
7 2 (1.19%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.19%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.60%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.50%) Android
2 19 (11.31%) Apple iOS
3 17 (10.12%) Linux
4 13 (7.74%) Windows
5 3 (1.79%) UNIX
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.48%) Scrum
3 25 (14.88%) Web Development
4 22 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.52%) Information Architecture
7 15 (8.93%) Analytics
8 14 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (7.14%) Usability Testing
10 11 (6.55%) Web Design
10 11 (6.55%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.95%) User Stories
12 9 (5.36%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (5.36%) TDD
12 9 (5.36%) Rapid Prototyping
13 8 (4.76%) BDD
13 8 (4.76%) Content Management
13 8 (4.76%) SEO
14 7 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.98%) JavaScript
2 18 (10.71%) Java
3 14 (8.33%) PHP
4 12 (7.14%) Ruby
5 9 (5.36%) ActionScript
6 8 (4.76%) Perl
7 5 (2.98%) Scala
8 3 (1.79%) C#
9 2 (1.19%) XPath
9 2 (1.19%) XQuery
9 2 (1.19%) Python
10 1 (0.60%) SQL
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.95%) Degree
2 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) PhD
4 1 (0.60%) HND
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.19%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (23.21%) Adobe
2 4 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.79%) Apple
3 3 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (0.60%) ESRI
4 1 (0.60%) Nokia
4 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle
4 1 (0.60%) JBoss
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