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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 338 402 474
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +72
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 272 101 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 75 67
Average daily rate £389 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
User Experience Designer
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +72 188 £400 +11.11% 28
South East +26 45 £375 +11.11% 8
East of England -27 11 £365 -16.57% 2
North West - 11 £313 - 4
West Midlands - 6 £335 -
South West -17 5 £365 +19.67% 2
Yorkshire -17 4 £363 -9.37% 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
User Experience Designer
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User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 196 (41.18%) Axure RP
2 164 (34.45%) HTML
3 145 (30.46%) CSS
4 115 (24.16%) OmniGraffle
5 110 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (22.06%) Photoshop
7 93 (19.54%) Adobe
8 87 (18.28%) Usability Testing
8 87 (18.28%) Mobile App
9 74 (15.55%) Information Architecture
9 74 (15.55%) JavaScript
10 70 (14.71%) Adobe Illustrator
11 68 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 56 (11.76%) Scrum
12 56 (11.76%) Retail
13 52 (10.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 52 (10.92%) HTML5
14 51 (10.71%) Finance
15 44 (9.24%) Android
15 44 (9.24%) Apple iOS
16 43 (9.03%) Rapid Prototyping
17 42 (8.82%) CSS3
18 41 (8.61%) User Experience Design
19 38 (7.98%) Web Design
19 38 (7.98%) Marketing
20 36 (7.56%) Degree
21 35 (7.35%) Banking
21 35 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
22 31 (6.51%) Graphic Design
23 27 (5.67%) Validation

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
1 3 (0.63%) WordPress
2 2 (0.42%) Drupal
2 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (0.42%) CMS
3 1 (0.21%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (0.21%) Node.js
3 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 115 (24.16%) OmniGraffle
2 105 (22.06%) Photoshop
3 70 (14.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (5.67%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.73%) MS Office
6 12 (2.52%) Fireworks
7 11 (2.31%) InDesign
8 5 (1.05%) MS Excel
8 5 (1.05%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.63%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.52%) Internet
2 2 (0.42%) Intranet
2 2 (0.42%) Broadband
3 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.42%) Big Data
2 1 (0.21%) MySQL
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 196 (41.18%) Axure RP
2 35 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 21 (4.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 18 (3.78%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.63%) ProtoShare
7 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.42%) JIRA
7 2 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (11.76%) Retail
2 51 (10.71%) Finance
3 38 (7.98%) Marketing
4 35 (7.35%) Banking
5 18 (3.78%) Automotive
6 17 (3.57%) Advertising
7 16 (3.36%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.10%) Games
8 10 (2.10%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.89%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.47%) Front Office
11 7 (1.47%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.84%) Publishing
13 2 (0.42%) iGaming
14 1 (0.21%) Electronics
14 1 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (34.45%) HTML
2 145 (30.46%) CSS
3 52 (10.92%) HTML5
4 42 (8.82%) CSS3
5 27 (5.67%) jQuery
6 22 (4.62%) WPF
7 18 (3.78%) Silverlight
8 16 (3.36%) Flash
9 15 (3.15%) Ajax
10 10 (2.10%) XHTML
11 5 (1.05%) .NET
11 5 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.84%) JSTL
12 4 (0.84%) JSP
13 3 (0.63%) LESS
14 2 (0.42%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (0.42%) MooTools
15 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
15 1 (0.21%) XML
15 1 (0.21%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 87 (18.28%) Mobile App
2 31 (6.51%) Graphic Design
3 15 (3.15%) Visualisation
4 11 (2.31%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.10%) Digital Media
5 10 (2.10%) iPhone
6 8 (1.68%) Psychology
7 7 (1.47%) IPTV
8 6 (1.26%) Online Banking
9 5 (1.05%) W3C
9 5 (1.05%) Equities
10 4 (0.84%) RIA
10 4 (0.84%) Online Games
11 3 (0.63%) STB
11 3 (0.63%) New Media
11 3 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.42%) iPad
12 2 (0.42%) Copywriting
12 2 (0.42%) Social Network
12 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.24%) Android
1 44 (9.24%) Apple iOS
2 12 (2.52%) Windows
3 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (18.28%) Usability Testing
3 74 (15.55%) Information Architecture
4 68 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 56 (11.76%) Scrum
6 52 (10.92%) Responsive Web Design
7 43 (9.03%) Rapid Prototyping
8 41 (8.61%) User Experience Design
9 38 (7.98%) Web Design
10 27 (5.67%) Validation
11 23 (4.83%) Analytics
11 23 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (3.36%) Competitor Analysis
13 13 (2.73%) Web Analytics
13 13 (2.73%) User Stories
14 10 (2.10%) Project Management
14 10 (2.10%) B2C
15 9 (1.89%) B2B
15 9 (1.89%) Web Development
16 8 (1.68%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (15.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.05%) XAML
3 4 (0.84%) PHP
4 2 (0.42%) Java
4 2 (0.42%) C
5 1 (0.21%) C#
5 1 (0.21%) Ruby
5 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (7.56%) Degree
2 13 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.63%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) WCAG
3 1 (0.21%) WAI
3 1 (0.21%) Section 508
Vendors
1 93 (19.54%) Adobe
2 21 (4.41%) Appcelerator
3 11 (2.31%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.10%) Google
5 5 (1.05%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.84%) Orchard
7 3 (0.63%) Apple
7 3 (0.63%) iRise
8 2 (0.42%) Facebook
8 2 (0.42%) Mercator
9 1 (0.21%) Jaspersoft
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