The table below looks at the statistics for UX 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 UX Design over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 521 505 455
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -50
Contract jobs citing UX Design 62 77 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 35
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UX Design
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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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

UX Design
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UX Design across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UX Design Jobs Demand Trend in England

UX Design
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

UX Design Daily Rate Trend in England

UX Design
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UX Design across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UX Design Daily Rate Histogram in England

UX Design
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

UX Design Hourly Rate Trend in England

UX 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 UX Design within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 +1 44 £400 +6.66% 12
South East -13 6 £375 +7.14% 2
East of England +24 4 £375 -4.76% 2
Yorkshire -16 3 £300 +25.00% 1
North West -18 3 £400 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
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UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UX 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 UX Design.

1 101 (100.00%) User Experience
2 58 (57.43%) HTML
3 53 (52.48%) CSS
4 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
5 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (25.74%) HTML5
7 23 (22.77%) Finance
8 22 (21.78%) jQuery
8 22 (21.78%) Photoshop
8 22 (21.78%) Information Architecture
9 20 (19.80%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (18.81%) Axure RP
11 18 (17.82%) Mobile App
12 17 (16.83%) CSS3
12 17 (16.83%) Adobe
13 15 (14.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (13.86%) Web Development
15 13 (12.87%) Usability Testing
15 13 (12.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (11.88%) XML
17 11 (10.89%) Content Management
17 11 (10.89%) Apple iOS
18 10 (9.90%) User Stories
18 10 (9.90%) Banking
19 9 (8.91%) Scrum
19 9 (8.91%) Degree
19 9 (8.91%) Web Services
19 9 (8.91%) W3C
19 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
20 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UX 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 UX Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.95%) Node.js
2 4 (3.96%) CMS
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.98%) Jadu
4 2 (1.98%) LiveCycle
4 2 (1.98%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) WordPress
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (21.78%) Photoshop
2 20 (19.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (6.93%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (5.94%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.99%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Tridion
2 2 (1.98%) Exstream
3 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) GitHub
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) Extranet
2 2 (1.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) Big Data
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Axure RP
2 5 (4.95%) JIRA
2 5 (4.95%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.97%) Selenium
3 3 (2.97%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.97%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.97%) WebStorm
4 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Marketing
4 4 (3.96%) Electronics
4 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (61.39%) Designer
2 48 (47.52%) UX Designer
3 25 (24.75%) Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Senior Designer
5 14 (13.86%) UI Designer
6 12 (11.88%) Senior UX Designer
7 7 (6.93%) Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) User Experience Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Interface Designer
9 5 (4.95%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.96%) UX Developer
10 4 (3.96%) User Experience Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.97%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Photoshop Designer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Photoshop Designer
11 3 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.97%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (57.43%) HTML
2 53 (52.48%) CSS
3 26 (25.74%) HTML5
4 22 (21.78%) jQuery
5 17 (16.83%) CSS3
6 13 (12.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (11.88%) XML
8 9 (8.91%) Web Services
8 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.92%) Ajax
10 7 (6.93%) Flash
11 6 (5.94%) XHTML
12 5 (4.95%) JSON
12 5 (4.95%) REST
12 5 (4.95%) Sass
12 5 (4.95%) Play Framework
13 4 (3.96%) RESTful
13 4 (3.96%) PhoneGap
13 4 (3.96%) .NET
14 3 (2.97%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (17.82%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.91%) W3C
4 6 (5.94%) Graphic Design
5 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.96%) Human Factors
7 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.98%) Psychology
9 1 (0.99%) RIA
9 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.99%) BBC
9 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.99%) New Media
9 1 (0.99%) iPhone
9 1 (0.99%) Social Media
9 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.93%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) Information Architecture
3 15 (14.85%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (13.86%) Web Development
5 13 (12.87%) Usability Testing
6 11 (10.89%) Content Management
7 10 (9.90%) User Stories
8 9 (8.91%) Scrum
9 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.92%) TDD
10 7 (6.93%) Project Management
10 7 (6.93%) Analytics
10 7 (6.93%) BDD
11 5 (4.95%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.96%) SEO
12 4 (3.96%) Workflow
12 4 (3.96%) Pair Programming
12 4 (3.96%) Use Case
12 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.93%) Java
3 5 (4.95%) Ruby
3 5 (4.95%) Scala
4 4 (3.96%) TypeScript
4 4 (3.96%) C#
4 4 (3.96%) PHP
5 3 (2.97%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.97%) C
5 3 (2.97%) C++
5 3 (2.97%) ECMAScript
5 3 (2.97%) Dart
6 2 (1.98%) SQL
6 2 (1.98%) PHP5
7 1 (0.99%) XPath
7 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Adobe
2 2 (1.98%) HP
2 2 (1.98%) EMC
2 2 (1.98%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.99%) SAP
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.99%) Tealeaf
3 1 (0.99%) iRise
3 1 (0.99%) Twitter
3 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.99%) hybris