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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Designer
Rank 332 413 468
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +55
Contract jobs requiring a User Experience Designer 249 103 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 76 63
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +1.50%
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
45860 39882 51429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.27% 92.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28497 23419 28960
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
Number of hourly rates quoted 1848 2045 2410
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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 24 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 24 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 +70 173 £400 +14.28% 17
South East +34 41 £375 +13.20% 1
North West - 11 £313 - 3
East of England -25 8 £365 -18.88% 1
South West -9 5 £365 +19.67%
West Midlands - 5 £335 -
Yorkshire -11 4 £363 -9.37% 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
User Experience Designer
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User Experience Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 194 (41.90%) Axure RP
2 161 (34.77%) HTML
3 143 (30.89%) CSS
4 111 (23.97%) OmniGraffle
5 108 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (22.25%) Photoshop
7 94 (20.30%) Adobe
8 86 (18.57%) Mobile App
9 84 (18.14%) Usability Testing
10 70 (15.12%) Information Architecture
10 70 (15.12%) JavaScript
11 67 (14.47%) Adobe Illustrator
12 64 (13.82%) E-Commerce
13 56 (12.10%) Scrum
14 51 (11.02%) Retail
15 50 (10.80%) HTML5
16 47 (10.15%) Finance
17 46 (9.94%) Responsive Web Design
18 45 (9.72%) Android
18 45 (9.72%) Apple iOS
19 42 (9.07%) CSS3
19 42 (9.07%) Rapid Prototyping
19 42 (9.07%) User Experience Design
20 36 (7.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 36 (7.78%) Marketing
21 35 (7.56%) Degree
21 35 (7.56%) Web Design
22 34 (7.34%) Banking
23 31 (6.70%) Graphic Design
24 27 (5.83%) Validation

User Experience Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.43%) CMS
2 2 (0.43%) Drupal
2 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.22%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (0.22%) Node.js
3 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 111 (23.97%) OmniGraffle
2 103 (22.25%) Photoshop
3 67 (14.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (5.83%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.81%) MS Office
6 12 (2.59%) Fireworks
7 11 (2.38%) InDesign
8 5 (1.08%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (1.08%) MS Excel
9 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.65%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.43%) Intranet
2 2 (0.43%) Broadband
3 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.43%) Big Data
2 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.22%) MySQL
2 1 (0.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 194 (41.90%) Axure RP
2 36 (7.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 21 (4.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 18 (3.89%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.65%) ProtoShare
7 2 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.43%) JIRA
7 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.22%) Subversion
8 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.22%) PhoneGap
General
1 51 (11.02%) Retail
2 47 (10.15%) Finance
3 36 (7.78%) Marketing
4 34 (7.34%) Banking
5 18 (3.89%) Automotive
6 17 (3.67%) Advertising
6 17 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.94%) Games
9 8 (1.73%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.51%) Front Office
11 6 (1.30%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.86%) Publishing
13 2 (0.43%) iGaming
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (34.77%) HTML
2 143 (30.89%) CSS
3 50 (10.80%) HTML5
4 42 (9.07%) CSS3
5 23 (4.97%) jQuery
6 22 (4.75%) WPF
7 18 (3.89%) Silverlight
8 16 (3.46%) Flash
9 14 (3.02%) Ajax
10 9 (1.94%) XHTML
11 5 (1.08%) .NET
11 5 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (0.65%) LESS
12 3 (0.65%) JSP
12 3 (0.65%) JSTL
13 2 (0.43%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Flex
14 1 (0.22%) JSON
14 1 (0.22%) MooTools
14 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (18.57%) Mobile App
2 31 (6.70%) Graphic Design
3 16 (3.46%) Visualisation
4 11 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.16%) iPhone
5 10 (2.16%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.51%) IPTV
6 7 (1.51%) Psychology
7 6 (1.30%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.08%) W3C
8 5 (1.08%) Equities
9 4 (0.86%) RIA
9 4 (0.86%) Online Games
10 3 (0.65%) New Media
10 3 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.65%) STB
11 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.43%) Social Network
11 2 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.72%) Android
1 45 (9.72%) Apple iOS
2 11 (2.38%) Windows
3 3 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (18.14%) Usability Testing
3 70 (15.12%) Information Architecture
4 64 (13.82%) E-Commerce
5 56 (12.10%) Scrum
6 46 (9.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 42 (9.07%) Rapid Prototyping
7 42 (9.07%) User Experience Design
8 35 (7.56%) Web Design
9 27 (5.83%) Validation
10 23 (4.97%) Analytics
11 20 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (3.02%) Competitor Analysis
13 13 (2.81%) Web Analytics
13 13 (2.81%) User Stories
14 10 (2.16%) Web Development
14 10 (2.16%) Project Management
15 8 (1.73%) B2B
15 8 (1.73%) B2C
15 8 (1.73%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (15.12%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.08%) XAML
3 4 (0.86%) PHP
4 2 (0.43%) C
4 2 (0.43%) Java
5 1 (0.22%) Ruby
5 1 (0.22%) R
5 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (7.56%) Degree
2 13 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.65%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) WCAG
3 1 (0.22%) WAI
3 1 (0.22%) Section 508
Vendors
1 94 (20.30%) Adobe
2 21 (4.54%) Appcelerator
3 11 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.94%) Google
5 5 (1.08%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.86%) Orchard
7 3 (0.65%) iRise
8 2 (0.43%) Facebook
8 2 (0.43%) Apple
8 2 (0.43%) Mercator
9 1 (0.22%) Jaspersoft
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