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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 511 488 483
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing UX Design 61 80 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £497
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £294
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
38343 34678 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.75% 74.28% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25330 21958 19908
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1031 1366
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -25 40 £450 +7.78% 9
South East -24 9 £600 +33.38% 7
Yorkshire -12 6 £350 -38.59% 7
North West -6 2 £475 +52.00% 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
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UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 144 (100.00%) User Experience
2 85 (59.03%) HTML
3 74 (51.39%) CSS
4 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (27.78%) Photoshop
6 39 (27.08%) HTML5
6 39 (27.08%) Axure RP
7 36 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 35 (24.31%) Adobe
9 34 (23.61%) JavaScript
10 27 (18.75%) CSS3
10 27 (18.75%) Finance
11 25 (17.36%) jQuery
12 24 (16.67%) Mobile App
13 21 (14.58%) Information Architecture
14 20 (13.89%) Web Development
15 19 (13.19%) Internet
16 18 (12.50%) Scrum
17 15 (10.42%) OmniGraffle
18 14 (9.72%) Linux
18 14 (9.72%) E-Commerce
19 13 (9.03%) Java
19 13 (9.03%) PHP
20 12 (8.33%) Ruby
20 12 (8.33%) Usability Testing
20 12 (8.33%) REST
21 11 (7.64%) Analytics
21 11 (7.64%) Android
21 11 (7.64%) Apple iOS
21 11 (7.64%) Degree

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (6.25%) CMS
2 6 (4.17%) WordPress
3 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Drupal
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (27.78%) Photoshop
2 36 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (10.42%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (4.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (4.17%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.69%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.69%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Summit
1 2 (1.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) GitHub
2 3 (2.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.19%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) LDAP
3 2 (1.39%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.69%) Big Data
2 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (27.08%) Axure RP
2 8 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (5.56%) Grunt
2 8 (5.56%) Bower
3 4 (2.78%) Subversion
3 4 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.69%) JUnit
6 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.69%) Selenium
6 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 27 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Banking
3 9 (6.25%) Marketing
4 6 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (2.78%) Advertising
5 4 (2.78%) German Language
6 3 (2.08%) Publishing
7 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.69%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.69%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (62.50%) Designer
2 76 (52.78%) UX Designer
3 31 (21.53%) Developer
4 30 (20.83%) Senior Designer
5 25 (17.36%) Senior UX Designer
6 18 (12.50%) UI Designer
7 16 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.94%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Architect
10 7 (4.86%) User Experience Architect
10 7 (4.86%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.17%) Photoshop Designer
11 6 (4.17%) Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.78%) Interface Designer
12 4 (2.78%) Senior Photoshop Designer
12 4 (2.78%) Consultant
13 3 (2.08%) Interaction Designer
13 3 (2.08%) User Experience Consultant
13 3 (2.08%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (59.03%) HTML
2 74 (51.39%) CSS
3 39 (27.08%) HTML5
4 27 (18.75%) CSS3
5 25 (17.36%) jQuery
6 12 (8.33%) REST
7 8 (5.56%) Apache Flex
8 6 (4.17%) Ajax
8 6 (4.17%) Flash
8 6 (4.17%) XHTML
9 5 (3.47%) Sass
9 5 (3.47%) XML
10 4 (2.78%) JSON
10 4 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (2.78%) .NET
10 4 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.78%) OOCSS
11 3 (2.08%) RESTful
11 3 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (2.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (100.00%) User Experience
2 24 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.64%) Graphic Design
4 8 (5.56%) W3C
4 8 (5.56%) Open Source
5 5 (3.47%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.78%) Psychology
6 4 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.08%) iPhone
7 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.08%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Human Factors
8 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.39%) Social Media
8 2 (1.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.69%) FMCG
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.72%) Linux
2 11 (7.64%) Android
2 11 (7.64%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.64%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.69%) UNIX
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.58%) Information Architecture
3 20 (13.89%) Web Development
4 18 (12.50%) Scrum
5 14 (9.72%) E-Commerce
6 12 (8.33%) Usability Testing
7 11 (7.64%) Analytics
7 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.94%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
9 9 (6.25%) Web Design
10 7 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.86%) SEO
11 5 (3.47%) User Stories
11 5 (3.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (3.47%) TDD
11 5 (3.47%) Workflow
12 4 (2.78%) Content Management
12 4 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.61%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.03%) Java
2 13 (9.03%) PHP
3 12 (8.33%) Ruby
4 10 (6.94%) Perl
5 9 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 3 (2.08%) C#
7 2 (1.39%) SQL
8 1 (0.69%) Scala
8 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (24.31%) Adobe
2 2 (1.39%) Google
3 1 (0.69%) iRise
3 1 (0.69%) Nokia
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle
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