The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 364 430 419
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -11
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 230 115 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 94 123
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
User Experience Designer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 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 +59 155 £400 +6.66% 44
South East +19 35 £350 -9.67% 4
North East - 13 £375 - 3
East of England -28 12 £500 +25.00% 3
South West -31 5 £350 - 3
Yorkshire - 5 £313 - 9
East Midlands - 2 £355 -
West Midlands - 2 £333 -
North West - - - - 3
User Experience Designer
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User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 467 (100.00%) User Experience
2 199 (42.61%) HTML
3 187 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (38.12%) CSS
5 163 (34.90%) Axure RP
6 104 (22.27%) Mobile App
7 102 (21.84%) Photoshop
8 91 (19.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 81 (17.34%) User Experience Design
10 80 (17.13%) Adobe
11 77 (16.49%) Rapid Prototyping
12 76 (16.27%) OmniGraffle
13 60 (12.85%) Degree
14 57 (12.21%) JavaScript
15 52 (11.13%) Finance
16 46 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (9.85%) Usability Testing
17 42 (8.99%) Banking
18 40 (8.57%) HTML5
19 38 (8.14%) Information Architecture
20 37 (7.92%) Apple iOS
21 34 (7.28%) Retail
21 34 (7.28%) Scrum
22 30 (6.42%) Marketing
22 30 (6.42%) E-Commerce
23 28 (6.00%) Android
24 26 (5.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
24 26 (5.57%) Responsive Web Design
25 25 (5.35%) CSS3
26 22 (4.71%) Customer Insight

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (2.57%) CMS
2 3 (0.64%) Drupal
3 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 102 (21.84%) Photoshop
2 91 (19.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 76 (16.27%) OmniGraffle
4 19 (4.07%) InDesign
5 16 (3.43%) Fireworks
6 11 (2.36%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (1.93%) MS Visio
8 6 (1.28%) MS Office
9 5 (1.07%) MS Project
9 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.43%) Summit
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.07%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.57%) Internet
2 2 (0.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.21%) SAN
3 1 (0.21%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.21%) KDB
1 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 163 (34.90%) Axure RP
2 26 (5.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (0.86%) ProtoShare
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.21%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 52 (11.13%) Finance
2 42 (8.99%) Banking
3 34 (7.28%) Retail
4 30 (6.42%) Marketing
5 12 (2.57%) Games
5 12 (2.57%) Advertising
6 9 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.93%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.71%) Legal
7 8 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.28%) Publishing
9 5 (1.07%) Interactive Media
9 5 (1.07%) Front Office
10 4 (0.86%) Automotive
11 3 (0.64%) iGaming
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (42.61%) HTML
2 178 (38.12%) CSS
3 40 (8.57%) HTML5
4 25 (5.35%) CSS3
5 19 (4.07%) jQuery
6 15 (3.21%) Flash
7 6 (1.28%) WPF
8 5 (1.07%) Web Services
9 4 (0.86%) XML
9 4 (0.86%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (0.64%) .NET
10 3 (0.64%) Ajax
11 2 (0.43%) Silverlight
11 2 (0.43%) XHTML
12 1 (0.21%) XSL
12 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.21%) JSP
12 1 (0.21%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 467 (100.00%) User Experience
2 104 (22.27%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.43%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.71%) Copywriting
6 7 (1.50%) W3C
6 7 (1.50%) Online Banking
7 6 (1.28%) Psychology
7 6 (1.28%) Human Factors
7 6 (1.28%) iPhone
7 6 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.86%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.64%) Social Network
9 3 (0.64%) RIA
9 3 (0.64%) Online Games
9 3 (0.64%) Social Media
10 2 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.92%) Apple iOS
2 28 (6.00%) Android
3 12 (2.57%) Windows
4 4 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.21%) UNIX
5 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (17.34%) User Experience Design
3 77 (16.49%) Rapid Prototyping
4 46 (9.85%) Usability Testing
4 46 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (8.14%) Information Architecture
6 34 (7.28%) Scrum
7 30 (6.42%) E-Commerce
8 26 (5.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (4.71%) Customer Insight
9 22 (4.71%) Web Design
10 14 (3.00%) Web Development
10 14 (3.00%) User Stories
11 12 (2.57%) Industrial Design
12 11 (2.36%) Analytics
13 10 (2.14%) Content Management
13 10 (2.14%) SEO
13 10 (2.14%) Project Management
14 9 (1.93%) Web Accessibility
15 8 (1.71%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.21%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.07%) PHP
3 4 (0.86%) C#
4 3 (0.64%) XAML
4 3 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.21%) Ruby
5 1 (0.21%) Erlang
5 1 (0.21%) F#
5 1 (0.21%) C++
5 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (12.85%) Degree
2 10 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.28%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.21%) WCAG
Vendors
1 80 (17.13%) Adobe
2 11 (2.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.71%) Google
4 7 (1.50%) Orchard
5 6 (1.28%) Mercator
6 5 (1.07%) Apple
6 5 (1.07%) Appcelerator
7 3 (0.64%) iRise
8 1 (0.21%) Facebook
8 1 (0.21%) SAP
8 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.21%) hybris
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