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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Experience (UX) Design
Rank 521 460 481
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +21
Contract jobs citing UX Design 48 79 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
36373 35079 29900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.39% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23249 21496 18158
Average daily rate £425 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 982 1094 1102
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -11 38 £413 +1.53% 9
North West -11 4 £400 +6.66% 3
South East -20 3 £375 -6.25% 8
Yorkshire -5 2 £569 +152.77% 2
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
East of England - - - - 2
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UX Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 109 (100.00%) User Experience
2 56 (51.38%) HTML
3 51 (46.79%) CSS
3 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (32.11%) JavaScript
5 28 (25.69%) Finance
6 25 (22.94%) Photoshop
7 23 (21.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (20.18%) Information Architecture
8 22 (20.18%) Axure RP
9 21 (19.27%) jQuery
10 20 (18.35%) Adobe
10 20 (18.35%) HTML5
11 18 (16.51%) Web Development
12 16 (14.68%) Mobile App
13 14 (12.84%) Scrum
14 13 (11.93%) CSS3
15 12 (11.01%) Apple iOS
15 12 (11.01%) Analytics
15 12 (11.01%) Banking
16 11 (10.09%) Degree
16 11 (10.09%) Usability Testing
17 10 (9.17%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (9.17%) Graphic Design
17 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
17 10 (9.17%) Dreamweaver
18 9 (8.26%) XML
18 9 (8.26%) Android
18 9 (8.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 8 (7.34%) Mentoring

UX Design
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) CMS
3 2 (1.83%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (1.83%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.83%) Jadu
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.92%) WordPress
4 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Photoshop
2 23 (21.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (8.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (6.42%) Fireworks
5 5 (4.59%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Exstream
2 1 (0.92%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.92%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Internet
2 4 (3.67%) Intranet
3 2 (1.83%) Extranet
4 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Big Data
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Axure RP
2 10 (9.17%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.83%) Subversion
3 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.92%) Xcode
4 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.92%) Grunt
4 1 (0.92%) Bower
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 4 (3.67%) German Language
4 3 (2.75%) Advertising
4 3 (2.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.83%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (63.30%) Designer
2 58 (53.21%) UX Designer
3 21 (19.27%) Developer
4 20 (18.35%) Senior Designer
5 19 (17.43%) Senior UX Designer
6 13 (11.93%) UI Designer
7 9 (8.26%) Architect
8 7 (6.42%) Consultant
8 7 (6.42%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.50%) User Experience Architect
9 6 (5.50%) User Experience Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) Interface Designer
11 4 (3.67%) Lead Designer
12 3 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.75%) .NET Developer
12 3 (2.75%) Photoshop Designer
12 3 (2.75%) Senior Photoshop Designer
12 3 (2.75%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (51.38%) HTML
2 51 (46.79%) CSS
3 21 (19.27%) jQuery
4 20 (18.35%) HTML5
5 13 (11.93%) CSS3
6 9 (8.26%) XML
7 6 (5.50%) .NET
7 6 (5.50%) Flash
7 6 (5.50%) XHTML
7 6 (5.50%) Web Services
7 6 (5.50%) Ajax
8 5 (4.59%) REST
9 4 (3.67%) XSLT
10 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.75%) MEAP
11 2 (1.83%) Android SDK
11 2 (1.83%) XML Schema
11 2 (1.83%) SAML
11 2 (1.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 109 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (14.68%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.17%) Graphic Design
4 7 (6.42%) W3C
5 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.67%) Psychology
7 3 (2.75%) Human Factors
7 3 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.83%) iPhone
8 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.83%) iPad
8 2 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.92%) New Media
9 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.01%) Apple iOS
2 9 (8.26%) Android
3 2 (1.83%) Windows
4 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) Information Architecture
3 18 (16.51%) Web Development
4 14 (12.84%) Scrum
5 12 (11.01%) Analytics
6 11 (10.09%) Usability Testing
7 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (7.34%) User Stories
8 8 (7.34%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.42%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (5.50%) Content Management
10 6 (5.50%) Project Management
11 5 (4.59%) TDD
12 4 (3.67%) SEO
12 4 (3.67%) Workflow
12 4 (3.67%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.67%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.11%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.50%) C#
3 5 (4.59%) PHP
4 4 (3.67%) SQL
4 4 (3.67%) Java
4 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.75%) C++
5 3 (2.75%) Perl
6 2 (1.83%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.83%) C
6 2 (1.83%) PHP5
7 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.92%) Ruby
7 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) VCP4
3 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Adobe
2 2 (1.83%) HP
2 2 (1.83%) EMC
2 2 (1.83%) Google
2 2 (1.83%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.92%) iRise
3 1 (0.92%) Tealeaf
3 1 (0.92%) SAP
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
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