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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 515 469 483
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +14
Contract jobs citing UX Design 42 70 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 60 27
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -13.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £551 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -10 30 £413 -8.33% 17
South East -14 4 £375 -6.25% 2
North West 0 3 £463 +23.33% 3
Yorkshire -7 3 £569 +127.50%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 61 (60.40%) HTML
3 54 (53.47%) CSS
4 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
6 26 (25.74%) HTML5
7 25 (24.75%) Photoshop
7 25 (24.75%) Finance
8 24 (23.76%) Adobe Illustrator
9 22 (21.78%) Axure RP
10 21 (20.79%) Mobile App
10 21 (20.79%) jQuery
11 19 (18.81%) Information Architecture
12 18 (17.82%) Adobe
13 17 (16.83%) Scrum
14 16 (15.84%) CSS3
15 15 (14.85%) Web Development
16 14 (13.86%) Internet
17 12 (11.88%) Apple iOS
18 11 (10.89%) Analytics
18 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
18 11 (10.89%) Usability Testing
18 11 (10.89%) Android
18 11 (10.89%) Degree
19 10 (9.90%) Graphic Design
19 10 (9.90%) Banking
19 10 (9.90%) REST
20 9 (8.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 9 (8.91%) Dreamweaver
21 8 (7.92%) Perl

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (2.97%) CMS
1 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.99%) WordPress
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Photoshop
2 24 (23.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (8.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (6.93%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (5.94%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) GitHub
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.98%) Big Data
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (21.78%) Axure RP
2 9 (8.91%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (5.94%) Grunt
3 6 (5.94%) Bower
4 2 (1.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.98%) Subversion
4 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.99%) Xcode
5 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.96%) German Language
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
4 3 (2.97%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (61.39%) Designer
2 55 (54.46%) UX Designer
3 21 (20.79%) Senior Designer
4 20 (19.80%) Senior UX Designer
5 17 (16.83%) Developer
6 10 (9.90%) UI Designer
7 9 (8.91%) Architect
8 7 (6.93%) User Experience Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Lead Designer
11 3 (2.97%) Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Photoshop Designer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Photoshop Designer
12 2 (1.98%) User Experience Researcher
12 2 (1.98%) iOS Developer
12 2 (1.98%) Android Developer
12 2 (1.98%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (60.40%) HTML
2 54 (53.47%) CSS
3 26 (25.74%) HTML5
4 21 (20.79%) jQuery
5 16 (15.84%) CSS3
6 10 (9.90%) REST
7 7 (6.93%) XML
8 6 (5.94%) Apache Flex
9 5 (4.95%) Flash
10 4 (3.96%) Ajax
10 4 (3.96%) XHTML
10 4 (3.96%) XSLT
10 4 (3.96%) .NET
11 3 (2.97%) XSL
11 3 (2.97%) Web Services
11 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.98%) D3.js
12 2 (1.98%) MEAP
12 2 (1.98%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 101 (100.00%) User Experience
2 21 (20.79%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.90%) Graphic Design
4 6 (5.94%) W3C
4 6 (5.94%) Open Source
5 4 (3.96%) Psychology
6 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.98%) iPad
7 2 (1.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.99%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Social Media
8 1 (0.99%) New Media
8 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Apple iOS
2 11 (10.89%) Android
3 7 (6.93%) Windows
4 6 (5.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.81%) Information Architecture
3 17 (16.83%) Scrum
4 15 (14.85%) Web Development
5 11 (10.89%) Analytics
5 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.89%) Usability Testing
6 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.92%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (7.92%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (6.93%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.94%) TDD
9 5 (4.95%) BDD
9 5 (4.95%) Content Management
10 4 (3.96%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.96%) Workflow
11 3 (2.97%) MVC
11 3 (2.97%) Use Case
11 3 (2.97%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.92%) Perl
3 7 (6.93%) Java
3 7 (6.93%) ActionScript
4 6 (5.94%) Ruby
5 4 (3.96%) C#
6 3 (2.97%) PHP
7 2 (1.98%) SQL
7 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.99%) C++
8 1 (0.99%) XPath
8 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) PhD
3 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Adobe
2 2 (1.98%) Google
2 2 (1.98%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.99%) iRise
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £370 - £380 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: From £120 to £120 per day Fixed rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 days ago