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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 537 473 463
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -10
Contract jobs citing UX Design 38 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £482 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UX Design
UK

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
38588 36620 34046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.62% 76.48% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25416 23196 20943
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1112 1039
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.83 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -43 17 £400 +3.22% 11
South East -30 8 £500 +53.84% 2
East of England - 8 £340 - 2
North West - 3 £325 - 2
West Midlands +2 1 £325 +18.18% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
UX Design
UK

UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 50 (49.50%) HTML
3 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
3 48 (47.52%) CSS
4 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (29.70%) HTML5
6 23 (22.77%) jQuery
7 20 (19.80%) Finance
8 19 (18.81%) CSS3
8 19 (18.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (17.82%) Mobile App
10 17 (16.83%) Information Architecture
11 16 (15.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (15.84%) Photoshop
12 15 (14.85%) Adobe Illustrator
13 13 (12.87%) Ajax
13 13 (12.87%) Java
13 13 (12.87%) E-Commerce
14 12 (11.88%) Web Development
14 12 (11.88%) Axure RP
15 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
15 10 (9.90%) Apple iOS
15 10 (9.90%) Node.js
15 10 (9.90%) REST
15 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
15 10 (9.90%) Content Management
16 9 (8.91%) Scrum
16 9 (8.91%) JIRA
16 9 (8.91%) Adobe
16 9 (8.91%) W3C

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (9.90%) Node.js
2 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) CMS
4 2 (1.98%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (1.98%) LiveCycle
4 2 (1.98%) Jadu
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) WordPress
5 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Photoshop
2 15 (14.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.93%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (5.94%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.99%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.99%) InDesign
6 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Tridion
2 2 (1.98%) Exstream
3 1 (0.99%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.95%) GitHub
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 3 (2.97%) Intranet
3 2 (1.98%) Extranet
4 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.99%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Big Data
2 2 (1.98%) MySQL
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) OLAP
3 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Axure RP
2 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.91%) JIRA
4 8 (7.92%) IntelliJ
4 8 (7.92%) Mercurial
4 8 (7.92%) WebStorm
5 5 (4.95%) Grunt
5 5 (4.95%) PhantomJS
5 5 (4.95%) gulp
5 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.95%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.97%) Selenium
7 2 (1.98%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.99%) GitLab
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Marketing
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Electronics
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Front Office
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) German Language
5 1 (0.99%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (51.49%) Designer
2 37 (36.63%) UX Designer
3 30 (29.70%) Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (9.90%) UI Designer
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Designer
6 8 (7.92%) UI/UX Designer
7 7 (6.93%) Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) User Experience Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) UX Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior UX Designer
9 5 (4.95%) Interface Designer
9 5 (4.95%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Architect
10 4 (3.96%) UI Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Web Designer
11 3 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
12 2 (1.98%) Lead Developer
12 2 (1.98%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.50%) HTML
2 48 (47.52%) CSS
3 30 (29.70%) HTML5
4 23 (22.77%) jQuery
5 19 (18.81%) CSS3
6 16 (15.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (12.87%) Ajax
8 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
8 10 (9.90%) REST
9 9 (8.91%) Sass
9 9 (8.91%) XML
10 8 (7.92%) Web Services
10 8 (7.92%) PhoneGap
11 5 (4.95%) RESTful
11 5 (4.95%) Play Framework
11 5 (4.95%) JSON
11 5 (4.95%) XHTML
12 3 (2.97%) .NET
12 3 (2.97%) MEAP
12 3 (2.97%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 101 (100.00%) User Experience
2 18 (17.82%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.91%) W3C
4 8 (7.92%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.97%) Psychology
6 3 (2.97%) Human Factors
6 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.98%) RIA
7 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) BBC
8 1 (0.99%) Derivative
8 1 (0.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.99%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.93%) Android
3 3 (2.97%) Windows
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.99%) Linux
5 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (16.83%) Information Architecture
4 13 (12.87%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.88%) Web Development
6 10 (9.90%) Content Management
7 9 (8.91%) Scrum
8 8 (7.92%) Project Management
8 8 (7.92%) User Stories
9 7 (6.93%) BDD
9 7 (6.93%) Analytics
9 7 (6.93%) TDD
10 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.94%) Usability Testing
11 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.95%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.96%) Logistics
12 4 (3.96%) Use Case
12 4 (3.96%) Pair Programming
12 4 (3.96%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.87%) Java
3 8 (7.92%) ECMAScript
3 8 (7.92%) TypeScript
3 8 (7.92%) Dart
4 6 (5.94%) Ruby
5 5 (4.95%) Scala
6 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.96%) C++
6 4 (3.96%) PHP
7 3 (2.97%) C
7 3 (2.97%) C#
8 2 (1.98%) SQL
8 2 (1.98%) PHP5
9 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) MCP
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Adobe
2 2 (1.98%) HP
2 2 (1.98%) EMC
2 2 (1.98%) Google
2 2 (1.98%) SAP
2 2 (1.98%) Twitter
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.99%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.99%) hybris
3 1 (0.99%) Tealeaf
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