The first table below looks at the demand for the User Experience Designer 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 347 414 442
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +28
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 235 143 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 113 94
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £288 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
User Experience Designer
UK

User Experience Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Experience Designer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

User Experience Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

User Experience Designer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

User Experience Designer Daily Rate Histogram in England

User Experience Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

User Experience Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

User Experience Designer
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 Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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 +48 178 £400 +6.66% 29
South East +15 33 £350 +16.66% 5
North West +9 12 £300 - 7
West Midlands -6 6 £325 -
East of England -36 3 £300 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 2
User Experience Designer
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User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited User Experience Designer 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 Designer in their job title.

1 189 (38.73%) HTML
2 178 (36.48%) Axure RP
3 173 (35.45%) CSS
4 113 (23.16%) Mobile App
5 108 (22.13%) Adobe
6 107 (21.93%) Photoshop
7 98 (20.08%) OmniGraffle
8 95 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (19.06%) Adobe Illustrator
10 76 (15.57%) User Experience Design
11 70 (14.34%) Rapid Prototyping
12 59 (12.09%) Usability Testing
12 59 (12.09%) JavaScript
13 57 (11.68%) Finance
13 57 (11.68%) Information Architecture
14 53 (10.86%) Apple iOS
15 51 (10.45%) Scrum
16 48 (9.84%) Android
17 47 (9.63%) HTML5
18 45 (9.22%) Degree
19 41 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
19 41 (8.40%) Retail
19 41 (8.40%) E-Commerce
20 38 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
21 36 (7.38%) CSS3
22 35 (7.17%) Banking
23 33 (6.76%) Marketing
24 29 (5.94%) Web Design
25 26 (5.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
26 24 (4.92%) Visualisation

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited User Experience Designer 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.64%) CMS
2 4 (0.82%) Drupal
3 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.20%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 107 (21.93%) Photoshop
2 98 (20.08%) OmniGraffle
3 93 (19.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 22 (4.51%) InDesign
5 16 (3.28%) Fireworks
6 15 (3.07%) MS Visio
7 10 (2.05%) MS Office
7 10 (2.05%) Adobe After Effects
8 7 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (1.02%) MS Project
10 4 (0.82%) MS Excel
11 2 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.61%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.41%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.20%) MVNO
2 1 (0.20%) Broadband
2 1 (0.20%) SAN
2 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.20%) KDB
1 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 178 (36.48%) Axure RP
2 26 (5.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (2.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 10 (2.05%) Microsoft Blend
5 6 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.82%) ProtoShare
7 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 57 (11.68%) Finance
2 41 (8.40%) Retail
3 35 (7.17%) Banking
4 33 (6.76%) Marketing
5 13 (2.66%) Advertising
6 11 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.05%) Automotive
7 10 (2.05%) Games
8 8 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.64%) Legal
8 8 (1.64%) Publishing
9 7 (1.43%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.02%) Front Office
11 3 (0.61%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.61%) iGaming
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (38.73%) HTML
2 173 (35.45%) CSS
3 47 (9.63%) HTML5
4 36 (7.38%) CSS3
5 20 (4.10%) jQuery
6 16 (3.28%) WPF
6 16 (3.28%) Flash
7 13 (2.66%) Ajax
8 11 (2.25%) Silverlight
9 6 (1.23%) XHTML
10 5 (1.02%) Web Services
11 4 (0.82%) JSP
12 3 (0.61%) XML
12 3 (0.61%) JSTL
12 3 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (0.41%) LESS
13 2 (0.41%) AngularJS
14 1 (0.20%) Sass
14 1 (0.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 113 (23.16%) Mobile App
2 24 (4.92%) Visualisation
3 23 (4.71%) Graphic Design
4 10 (2.05%) iPhone
5 8 (1.64%) Psychology
5 8 (1.64%) Copywriting
6 7 (1.43%) Online Banking
6 7 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.23%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.02%) Human Factors
9 4 (0.82%) Social Media
10 3 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Social Network
10 3 (0.61%) RIA
10 3 (0.61%) Online Games
10 3 (0.61%) W3C
11 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.41%) STB
11 2 (0.41%) Statistics
11 2 (0.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.86%) Apple iOS
2 48 (9.84%) Android
3 18 (3.69%) Windows
4 5 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (15.57%) User Experience Design
3 70 (14.34%) Rapid Prototyping
4 59 (12.09%) Usability Testing
5 57 (11.68%) Information Architecture
6 51 (10.45%) Scrum
7 41 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (8.40%) E-Commerce
8 38 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 29 (5.94%) Web Design
10 20 (4.10%) Analytics
11 19 (3.89%) User Stories
12 15 (3.07%) Customer Insight
13 14 (2.87%) Validation
14 13 (2.66%) Web Development
14 13 (2.66%) Content Management
15 11 (2.25%) Business Development
15 11 (2.25%) SEO
16 10 (2.05%) Project Management
16 10 (2.05%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (1.23%) XAML
3 5 (1.02%) PHP
4 2 (0.41%) C#
4 2 (0.41%) Java
5 1 (0.20%) C
5 1 (0.20%) C++
5 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (9.22%) Degree
2 18 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.20%) WAI
1 1 (0.20%) QA
Vendors
1 108 (22.13%) Adobe
2 13 (2.66%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.46%) Appcelerator
4 10 (2.05%) Google
5 9 (1.84%) Orchard
6 7 (1.43%) Mercator
7 5 (1.02%) Apple
7 5 (1.02%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.61%) iRise
9 1 (0.20%) Facebook
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Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Nakama
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 days ago