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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 529 471 491
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +20
Contract jobs citing UX Design 50 80 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 61 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +30.43%
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 2014.

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 December 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 -11 31 £413 -2.94% 7
Yorkshire -12 7 £450 +6.50% 4
South East -32 6 £526 +23.64% 6
North West -12 3 £363 -3.33%
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) User Experience
2 80 (59.26%) HTML
3 72 (53.33%) CSS
4 61 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (27.41%) Axure RP
6 36 (26.67%) Photoshop
7 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 35 (25.93%) HTML5
8 33 (24.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 29 (21.48%) Adobe
10 25 (18.52%) Finance
10 25 (18.52%) jQuery
11 24 (17.78%) Mobile App
11 24 (17.78%) CSS3
12 23 (17.04%) Information Architecture
13 19 (14.07%) Scrum
14 18 (13.33%) Internet
15 14 (10.37%) OmniGraffle
15 14 (10.37%) Apple iOS
16 13 (9.63%) Usability Testing
16 13 (9.63%) Android
16 13 (9.63%) Web Development
16 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (9.63%) E-Commerce
17 12 (8.89%) Java
17 12 (8.89%) Banking
17 12 (8.89%) Degree
17 12 (8.89%) REST
18 11 (8.15%) Rapid Prototyping
18 11 (8.15%) Analytics

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (5.19%) CMS
2 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.48%) WordPress
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 33 (24.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (10.37%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (5.19%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Summit
2 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) GitHub
2 3 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) LDAP
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Big Data
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (27.41%) Axure RP
2 8 (5.93%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (5.19%) Grunt
3 7 (5.19%) Bower
4 5 (3.70%) Subversion
5 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.74%) Xcode
7 1 (0.74%) JUnit
7 1 (0.74%) Selenium
7 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) German Language
6 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (63.70%) Designer
2 74 (54.81%) UX Designer
3 30 (22.22%) Senior Designer
4 26 (19.26%) Senior UX Designer
4 26 (19.26%) Developer
5 14 (10.37%) UI Designer
6 12 (8.89%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.93%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 7 (5.19%) Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.44%) User Experience Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Analyst
10 5 (3.70%) Photoshop Designer
11 4 (2.96%) Senior Photoshop Designer
11 4 (2.96%) Consultant
11 4 (2.96%) Lead Designer
12 3 (2.22%) Interface Designer
12 3 (2.22%) Senior Web Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (59.26%) HTML
2 72 (53.33%) CSS
3 35 (25.93%) HTML5
4 25 (18.52%) jQuery
5 24 (17.78%) CSS3
6 12 (8.89%) REST
7 7 (5.19%) Apache Flex
8 6 (4.44%) Flash
8 6 (4.44%) XHTML
8 6 (4.44%) Ajax
8 6 (4.44%) XML
9 5 (3.70%) .NET
9 5 (3.70%) Sass
9 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.96%) XSLT
11 3 (2.22%) Web Services
11 3 (2.22%) JSP
11 3 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 135 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (17.78%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.41%) Graphic Design
4 8 (5.93%) W3C
5 7 (5.19%) Open Source
6 4 (2.96%) Psychology
7 3 (2.22%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.22%) iPhone
7 3 (2.22%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.48%) Social Media
8 2 (1.48%) iPad
8 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.74%) New Media
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.74%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.74%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.37%) Apple iOS
2 13 (9.63%) Android
3 9 (6.67%) Windows
4 8 (5.93%) Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.04%) Information Architecture
3 19 (14.07%) Scrum
4 13 (9.63%) E-Commerce
4 13 (9.63%) Web Development
4 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.63%) Usability Testing
5 11 (8.15%) Rapid Prototyping
5 11 (8.15%) Analytics
6 9 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.44%) Web Design
10 5 (3.70%) Workflow
10 5 (3.70%) TDD
10 5 (3.70%) Content Management
11 4 (2.96%) SEO
11 4 (2.96%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (2.96%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.89%) Java
3 10 (7.41%) Ruby
4 9 (6.67%) Perl
5 8 (5.93%) ActionScript
6 6 (4.44%) PHP
7 4 (2.96%) C#
8 2 (1.48%) SQL
9 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.74%) XPath
9 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.74%) Scala
9 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) PhD
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) Adobe
2 2 (1.48%) Google
2 2 (1.48%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.74%) iRise
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
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